Getting Started Guide
This guide will walk you through creating your account in Second Life and downloading and installing the Second Life Viewer.
Download a PDF of the Getting Started Guide
How to Find Your Classes
Each instructor using Idahonia should provide you aSLurl to help you get to your class meeting location. SLurls are booksmarks for Second Life® and allow your avatar to teleport directly to a location. We have some guides to help you find your particular class.
Getting to Accounting Virtual Lectures
Updating Your Audio and Video Drivers
For Second Life to work properly, all users must make sure their audio and video drivers are current. These training guides will walk you through the process of updating your audio and video card drivers.
Updating Your Audio Drivers- Windows XP
Updating Your Video Drivers- Windows XP
Updating Your Audio Drivers- Windows 7 and Vista
Updating Your Video Drivers- Windows 7 and Vista
Mac OS Software Update
Download and Install Quicktime
Quicktime drivers are used to play video within Second Life. It is necessary for you to have Quicktime installed on the computer that will be running Second Life.
We have created a series of step-by-step user guides to help you learn how to use Second Life. Each of these guides are availabe in PDF form.
How to Move Your Avatar
How to Talk and Hear Others
How to Use Landmarks
How to Change Your Avatar's Appearance
How to Text Chat
How to Use Your Inventory
How to Teleport to Idahonia for the First Time
If you are using a version 1.23 based viewer, please click
here for a set of documents for that viewer
Second Life can be accessed
from a variety of viewers.
Please visit the
Third Party Viewer page to
learn about more options.
What is Second Life?