Technical Requirements

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For optimal performance, candidates should be connected to the Internet via a broadband connection (T1, cable modem, ISDN, or DSL)

  • It is the responsibility of the candidate to make sure your computer meets the specifications required. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of your appointment. It is highly recommended you confirm your computer meets the requirements below and confirm your webcam is in working order.
  • Tablets and smartphones are not supported for proctoring.
  • Chromebooks are not supported for proctoring.
  • You must use a laptop or desktop computer on which you have full administrative privileges.

For PC-based participants:

PC

Test Webcam

Supported Platforms: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2.2 GHz Pentium 4, 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or equivalent
  • 512MB of RAM or greater
  • 64MB of Video Card RAM
  • Flash 10.3+

Recommended Requirements:

  • 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 or faster processor
  • 1024MB of RAM
  • 64MB of Video Card RAM or greater
  • Flash 10.3+

For Mac-based participants:

iMac

Test Webcam

Supported Platforms: 10.4 (Tiger or higher)

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 64MB of Video Card RAM
  • Flash Player 10.3+

Recommended Requirements:

  • 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or faster
  • 1024MB of RAM or greater
  • 64MB of Video Card RAM or greater
  • Flash Player 10.3+