I am having trouble logging into my customer account(1) If you are receiving the below error message when trying to sign in
Please confirm that your customer account email address is entered in correctly
Your account may be under a different email address that you own
You do not have a customer account under this specific catalog at https://acep.ce21.com. You can create a new customer account by following this link
(2) If you are receiving the below error message when trying to sign in
Please confirm you have entered your password in correctly and do not have CAPS Lock engaged on your keyboard
Please reset your password by clicking on this link and entering in your customer account email.
If you don't know your user information is, please reach out to customer support for further assistance or to have your login information reset.
How do I test my system / prepare for a Live Webcast? LOGGING INTO YOUR ACCOUNT
Click on your account name or Person icon and you will be redirected to your customer account.
If you are not logged into your customer account, click on the 'Sign In' text to sign in with your account email/password.
TEST YOUR SYSTEM
It is recommended to test on the computer or mobile device you intend to watch the Live Webcast on for the registered event date.
Locate the Live Webcast and underneath the program title, click on the "Launch Viewer" button.
You should see streaming video and hear audio when testing your system. If you do not hear and/or see this test video and need assistance, please reach out to customer support for assistance.
There is a Handouts button that will appear underneath the course title in your customer account as well as a Handouts tab in the viewer for course materials.
Course materials can be viewed digitally in your browser or printed out ahead of the program date.
Course materials may occasionally not become available until 1-2 days before a Live Webcast.
ON EVENT DAY
It is recommended to log into your customer account and launch the Live Webcast viewer 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
Please note that an active Live Webcast stream will typically be active 10 to 30 minutes prior to the event start time and will automatically replace any test video in your viewer.
What is a Live Webcast?A Live Webcast is a seminar with audio and video that is conveniently live-streamed directly to your computer or mobile device.
Since this is a live broadcast, you attend on a specific date and time. A Live Webcast cannot be paused as the program is delivered in real-time.
Longer Live Webcast's will include real-time breaks.
My video is stuck or has stopped playingPlease try using the "Reload Video" button that is located at the bottom left corner of your program viewer.
If you continue to run into issues, then you may want to try refreshing your entire viewer browser tab by going to the Help tab in the viewer and clicking on the "Reload Viewer" text at the top of this tab.
If the issue continues, please reach out to customer support for further assistance.
My video playback is stuttering, buffering, or playing poorlyThere are a couple main culprits that may cause streaming playback issues. We've found the following troubleshooting steps correct the vast majority of buffering or stuttering performance issues. Any option by itself may clear up the playback issues.
TEMPORARY VIDEO PLAYBACK ISSUE
If your video has stopped momentarily and this issue isn't occurring consistently, please click on the "Reload Video" button at the bottom left corner of your viewer. If a video playback issue consistently repeats - see below section.
CONSISTENT VIDEO PLAYBACK ISSUE
STEP #1: LOCK ONTO THE LEAST DEMANDING VIDEO STREAM
You may be having intermittent issue with your Internet connection. This solution will lock you onto the lowest video stream that may smooth out your video playback experience.
Hover your mouse over the video player
Hover your mouse over the HD text at the bottom right of your video player
Select "180" to lock your video onto the least demanding video stream.
If video playback issues continue - move onto Step #2 below
STEP #2: SWITCH TO AN ALTERNATE INTERNET BROWSER
Your Internet cache in your browser may need to be cleaned/cleared out. If you are unsure on how to clear your browser cache, an alternate and quicker option is to try switching to a different browser than the one you're currently using to continue viewing the program.
If you're on Internet Explorer or Safari - try switching to view the program on Google Chrome browser (or vice versa). Other popular browsers such as Opera and Firefox are compliant with program playback. Switching to a different Internet browser to resume playback resolves the vast majority of playback issues.
If playback issues continue, then please reach out to customer support for further assistance.
Do I need special equipment / What are minimum specs needed to view programs? You can test your internet connection & system by clicking on this link (which will open a program viewer in a new tab). You should see a test video, hear audio and see a test PowerPoint slide. If you are having trouble with the test video buffering or not playing, please feel free to contact Customer Support for assistance.
While viewing programs is compatible with a wide variety of operating systems, browsers and internet connections, below are some suggestions to better assure compatibility and a better viewing experience.
If you are unsure on what browser and/or operating system you are on, you can click on this link (Windows 10 may show as Windows NT 10.0)
***Click on each panel section below to view the related suggested minimum system specs ***
+ OPERATING SYSTEM
Windows 7, 8, 8.1 & 10 are all supported.
We recommend Windows 8.1 and above for the best compatibility and viewing experience.
Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra), Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) & Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) are supported
We recommend Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)and above for the best compatibility and viewing experience.
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+ INTERNET BROWSERS
We support all major browsers including Google Chrome, Firefox Quantum, Internet Explorer, MS Edge, Safari and Opera
We recommend the latest versions of Google Chrome and Firefox Quantum for the best viewing experience.
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+ INTERNET CONNECTION
Streaming programs require a minimum of 250Kbit/s of download speed in order to play without issue. Please click on this link to run a speed test to test your current Internet Connection. If your speed test results for Download are 0.30Mbps or lower you may want to contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP - such as Comcast, Spectrum, AT&T) to troubleshoot.
Poor Results Good Results
We recommend an internet connection download speed of 1Mbps for the best viewing experience.
WIRED CONNECTION VS WIFI CONNECTION
While WiFi routers have come a long way, a wireless connection is susceptible to more connection issues than a wired connection. Distance from the wireless router, walls, other wireless signals can all impact your connection. If you run into any performance issues in viewing a streaming program, we recommend switching to a wired connection. Please note that you typically will need to disable your wireless connection in order to confirm you are on a wired connection.
We recommend a wired Internet connect with at least 1Mbps of download speed for the best viewing experience
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+ CE21 MOBILE APP (Android / iOS)
Our CE21 Mobile App allows you to view programs on the go (or at your desk!) and works via either your phones WiFi connection or by mobile 4G/LTE cell connection.
Please note that downloading or streaming video on your phones cell connection (4G/LTE) may vary in quality depending on your location. Check your cell phone carrier if you are unsure on how much monthly bandwidth your plan includes.
We recommend using the CE21 Mobile App on a WiFi connection for the best viewing experience
Download the CE21 Mobile App
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+ VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS (CITRIX)
Watching through a remote desktop or virtual environment such as via Citrix can cause video playback issues or a lack of audio to be transmitted.
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