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Blackboard Ultra Planned Service Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 10 August 2020 07:15 PM

On Monday 8/17 at 9pm EDT (1am GMT) Blackboard Inc. will be doing maintenance that will affect the LockDown Browser integration with Blackboard Learn Ultra for an approximate 5 minutes. Instructors will be unable to access the LockDown Browser Dashboard during this time, and students will be unable to start a new exam session that uses LockDown Browser or Respondus Monitor. Student exams that are already underway during this period won’t be affected.

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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.06
Posted by Respondus Support on 21 July 2020 02:55 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.06, has been released.  This hotfix release addresses a splash screen issue and suppresses a browser version warning in Canvas.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.06) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.05
Posted by Respondus Support on 20 July 2020 01:59 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.05, has been released.  This release adds support for Canvas New Quizzes plus other minor enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.05) run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information.


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LockDown Browser for Windows and Mac - Auto Update Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 03 July 2020 07:46 AM

On July 8-9, 2020, an update to the “Student Version” of LockDown Browser for Windows (version 2.0.6.07) and LockDown Browser for Mac (version 2.0.6.04) will be delivered to users with the Auto Update feature.  The update will occur at the start up of LockDown Browser.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information


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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.07
Posted by Respondus Support on 02 July 2020 10:46 AM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.07.  This release includes support for Canvas New Quizzes, symbol keyboard improvements, and security enhancements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.07) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com >
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.04
Posted by Respondus Support on 29 June 2020 02:58 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.04, has been released.  This release provides security enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.04) run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information.


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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.03
Posted by Respondus Support on 02 June 2020 02:23 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.03, has been released.  This release addresses an issue relating to slow loading of pages, a fix for Blackboard Ultra, plus other minor enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.03) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login
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LockDown Browser for Windows - Auto Update Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 26 May 2020 11:19 AM

Beginning May 27, 2020, an update to the “Student Version” of LockDown Browser for Windows (version 2.0.6.06) will be delivered to users with the Auto Update feature.  The update will occur upon start up of LockDown Browser.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information


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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.06
Posted by Respondus Support on 19 May 2020 10:40 AM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.06.  This release provides security enhancements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.06) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional
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Respondus Monitor Service Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 12 May 2020 11:30 AM

On Tuesday, May 12 at approximately 2:20 am PST (9:20 GMT), Respondus Monitor users experienced slow load times for approximately 30 minutes. Some students were unable to start an exam requiring Respondus Monitor during this time; instructors may have had trouble accessing the LockDown Browser Dashboard. Students with exams already underway were unaffected by this issue; proctoring results were also unaffected. The source of the problem was identified and a fix was deployed to correct the
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Respondus Monitor Service Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 30 April 2020 02:49 PM
On April 30 between 12:15pm and 2:30pm PT some Respondus Monitor users experienced slow load times. The issue has since been resolved.
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LockDown Browser for Windows - Auto Update Notice
Posted by Respondus Support on 25 April 2020 09:07 AM

Beginning April 25,2020, an update to the “Student Version” of LockDown Browser for Windows (version 2.0.6.05) will be delivered to users with the Auto Update feature.  The update will occur upon start up of LockDown Browser.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information.


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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.05
Posted by Respondus Support on 24 April 2020 11:20 AM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.05.  This release provides security improvements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.05) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources >
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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.04
Posted by Respondus Support on 20 April 2020 04:28 PM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.04.  This release provides security improvements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.04) run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser > Additional Resources > Version Information.


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LockDown Browser Moodle Extension Update (Version 2020041000)
Posted by Respondus Support on 15 April 2020 01:13 PM

An update of the LockDown Browser Moodle Extension has been released: version 2020041000.

This update, which is installed by the administrator of a Moodle server, contains a fix to the copy/paste function when using the built-in spreadsheet feature, plus other minor fixes.

Administrators can obtain the updated integration by going to Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown Browser.  If there is more than one server profile for your institution, be sure to select the
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.02
Posted by Respondus Support on 14 April 2020 12:05 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.02, has been released.  This release contains security improvements, a fix for an occasional install script error, plus other minor enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.02) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login
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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.03
Posted by Respondus Support on 24 March 2020 02:59 PM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.03.  This release provides improvements to the live chat support system for Respondus Monitor users.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.03) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login >
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.01
Posted by Respondus Support on 23 March 2020 10:59 AM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.01, has been released.  This release contains support for HTTP authentication, improvements to the live chat support system for Respondus Monitor users, plus other minor enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.01) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at
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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.02
Posted by Respondus Support on 05 March 2020 08:40 AM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.02.  This release provides enhancements to the integrations with Blackboard Learn and Canvas, plus some minor security improvements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.02) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at
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LockDown Browser Moodle Extension Update (Version 2020022400)
Posted by Respondus Support on 04 March 2020 09:42 AM

An update of the LockDown Browser Moodle Extension has been released: version 2020022400.

This update, which is installed by the administrator of a Moodle server, changes the LockDown Browser Dashboard such that it will no longer append the quiz title with “- Requires Respondus LockDown Browser”.  

The Moodle extension requires users to be running a version of LockDown Browser that is at least 2.0.4.04 (Windows) or 2.0.4.03 (Mac).  If your institution has labs or managed
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Respondus 4.0 Moodle Module Update (Version 3.0.0.05)
Posted by Respondus Support on 19 February 2020 11:56 AM

An update of the Moodle Module for Respondus 4.0 has been released: version 3.0.0.05.  This update contains support for quiz dates greater than 2020.

Administrators can obtain the updated Moodle Module from the following page: https://www.respondus.com/download/moodleserver.shtml


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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.01
Posted by Respondus Support on 12 February 2020 02:43 PM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.01.  This release provides enhancements to the built-in support system and minor security improvements.

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.01) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer
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Respondus 4 Update (Version 4.0.8.06)
Posted by Respondus Support on 07 February 2020 04:17 PM

An update of Respondus 4 has been released: version 4.0.8.06

This update includes a fix for Blackboard Learn SaaS, and includes some minor bug fixes.

Full details and patch files can be found here:  https://web.respondus.com/support/respondus-updates/
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LockDown Browser for Mac, Version 2.0.6.00
Posted by Respondus Support on 06 February 2020 03:21 PM

LockDown Browser for Mac, version 2.0.6.00, has been released.  This release contains an update to the underlying Chromium engine, plus other minor enhancements. 

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.00) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete version history for LockDown Browser can be obtained at Respondus.com > Customer Login > LockDown
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LockDown Browser for Windows, version 2.0.6.00
Posted by Respondus Support on 27 January 2020 03:17 PM

An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.6.00.  This release contains an update to the underlying Chromium engine, plus other minor enhancements.  Note that Flash Player is no longer bundled with the browser (except for the OEM version).

Existing installs of LockDown Browser will NOT be auto-updated at this time. To obtain the latest version (2.0.6.00) use the "Check for Update" feature or run the full installation program.

Complete
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