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IMPORTANT: If your institution provides computers to your students, but they do not have administrator rights to those computers (the ability to download, install and execute software), then you should not install the student-edition of LockDown Browser. ...
Once LockDown Browser 2.0 Lab Edition for Mac has been installed on one Mac computer, the app can be copied or pushed to other Macs across a network, or deployed with desktop management systems such as Apple Remote Desktop, JAMF Casper Suite, Cisco Meraki...
First, reference this article [https://support.respondus.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/226/0/update-check-failed-error-code-a4] and ensure that all the necessary servers are accessible via your network and computer. If you've determi...
When using Blackboard's SaaS system, the Respondus LockDown Browser building block no longer needs to be installed. Rather, it just needs to be configured. To do this: 1) The designated Respondus administrator should go to http://respondus.com/ [http:...
Yes, we bundle Adobe's Flash Installer with LockDown Browser (Windows) because Flash is needed for Respondus Monitor (the webcam feature of LDB). The version of Flash we include is not always the latest available, as Flash updates are frequent. The Adob...
Once LockDown Browser 2.0 Student Edition for Mac has been installed on one Mac computer, the app can be copied or pushed to other Macs across a network, or deployed with desktop management systems such as Apple Remote Desktop, JAMF Casper Suite, Cisco Me...
Security software or an "anti-malware" program with very high settings might falsely detect LockDown Browsers as malware such as a virus, Trojan or parasite. The security program would block the download or corrupt the LockDown Browser installer, "LockDow...
The computer being used to take the assessment must have the Respondus LockDown Browser software installed on it. In addition, for all Learning Systems -- other than D2L Brightspace and Schoology -- students must start the Respondus LockDown Browser softw...
LockDown Browser currently integrates with Blackboard Learn 9.x, D2L Brightspace 9.x to LE 10.x, Instructure Canvas,  Moodle 2.x-3.x, Sakai 2.7.1+  and Schoology.  
For Windows users, start Respondus LockDown Browser, select the “i” button from the toolbar, and then click “Check for Newer Version”. The version will be displayed and you will be able to download a newer version if one is available. For Mac users, st...
Yes. You can download the MSI installer from the Respondus Admin Area (log in required): https://www.respondus.com/campus-portal/login.php [https://www.respondus.com/campus-portal/login.php] Notes: * The MSI version is only intended for use with manage...
We have a helpful video that shows how to install LockDown Browser on a Windows computer: https://youtu.be/pKvcE3oZF2I [https://youtu.be/pKvcE3oZF2I] 1. Log in as a local administrator with full rights. ( (Windows->Control Panel->User Accounts->"user ac...
Respondus LockDown Browser is a client application installed on the local computer. OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows: 10, 8, 7 * Mac: OS X 10.10 or higher * iOS: 7.0+ (iPad only). Must have a compatible LMS integration. The LockDown Browser iPad app is not com...
LockDown Browser for Chromebook is available to 1) K-12 schools that, 2) have purchased a LockDown Browser license, 3) use school-wide mobile device management for their Chromebooks, and 4) have an enterprise license of Canvas, Schoology, or Blackboard Le...
Yes, but we encourage you to use the MSI installer instead. More information on the MSI installer can be found HERE. [HTTPS://SUPPORT.RESPONDUS.COM/SUPPORT/INDEX.PHP?/KNOWLEDGEBASE/ARTICLE/VIEW/158] If you prefer a silent install, administrators can fol...
The iPad Edition of "LockDown Browser" (available from iTunes [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lockdown-browser/id659101775?mt=8]) enables a student to use an iPad to take exams that require LockDown Browser. However, the instructor must select the approp...
There are two types of installers available from the Administrator Area of Respondus LockDown Browser. The “Student Edition” for Windows requires the user to have administrator rights in Windows to install, update and run the browser. The "Student Edition...