What are system requirements for online proctoring?

System requirements for online proctoring are listed below:

  • Desktop computer or laptop (not tablet, Chromebook or phone)
  • Webcam and microphone (built-in or external) – test your webcam at https://webcamtests.com/ 
  • Connection to network with sufficient internet speed: at least 2 Mbps download speed and 2 Mbps upload – test internet speed at www.speedtest.net
  • Operating systems:  Windows XP or newer, Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – or newer
  • Browser with pop-up blocker disabled:  Google Chrome v39 or later, Mozilla Firefox v34 or later, Internet Explorer v8 or later, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari v6 or later
  • If you are writing an online proctored exam in a Translation course, you will also need a scanner, or a printer with scanning capabilities, connected to the computer you use for your exam, and within the same room.


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