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Virtual Telemicroscope


How to Use the Virtual Telemicroscope

NOTE: the Virtual Telemicroscope and accompanying slide sets are available on the black computers in the 5th floor carrels of the College of Medicine.



Installing the Software

Download the Virtual Telemicroscope Viewer
3.4 Mb, Windows only

System Requirements

  • Windows 98/NT/2000/ME/XP
  • 256 Mb RAM
  • Broadband recommended

Accessing Virtual Slides

Download and unzip the Virtual Slide Set [39.3 Mb]

NOTE: If you require an unzipping program, you can download a free copy of Winzip here.

Launch the Viewer program and click the Folder button.

Navigate to the unzipped folder, Pathology Labs. Select the slide tray you wish to view from the dialog box.

A series of slides should appear onscreen.

Click on any slide to view a higher power image of the slide.


Understanding the Toolbar

To access the toolbar, move your cursor to the top of the screen and it will appear automatically.

NOTE: crossed-out icons are not applicable at the current time.

Use the magnifying glass button, the microscope button, and the linked image button to go back and the forth to examine the slides. When you are ready to view another slide, click the slide icon in the toolbar.


Navigating the Slides


If you have any problems or questions, please email jgu@privatedoctor.org or call (251) 709-5951.