Minimum System Requirements for PC Devices

May 26, 2016 Kelly Basara

We also support Mac OS X and iPad

SofTest can be used on most modern Microsoft Windows based computers (i.e. purchased within the last 3-4 years). Please see specific system requirements as noted below.

SofTest cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels, VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments.

For exam taking best practices (including disabling antivirus programs), click Here!


SofTest Windows - PC Requirements:

  • Operating System: 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.
  • Alternate versions of Windows 10, such as Windows RT, Windows 10 S and Windows 10 Creators are NOT supported *We do support windows 10 creators in compatibility mode. Please use our guide to enable compatibility mode.
  • Only genuine, U.S.-English, French, Portuguese, Swedish, and British versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported
  • ExamSoft does not support Tablet devices other than Surface Pro as detailed below
  • CPU Processor: 1.86Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or greater CLICK HERE for a list of supported processors
  • RAM: highest recommended for the operating system or 2GB
  • Hard Drive: highest recommended for the operating system or 1GB of available space
  • For onsite support, a working USB port is required (Newer devices may require an adaptor)
  • Internet connection for SofTest Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload
  • Screen Resolution must be 1024x768 or higher
  • Adobe Reader (Version 9, 11, or DC) is required for exams containing PDF attachments
  • Administrator level account permissions (Click Here for instructions)  

For instructions on how to check your computer's specifications, click Here!

 

Surface Pro Requirements:

  • Surface Pro, Surface Books, and Surface Laptop devices are supported (Non-Pro Surface devices are NOT supported)
  • Must be running a supported Operating System (See PC Requirements above)
  • External keyboard (USB or Bluetooth) required. Bluetooth keyboards must be paired prior to launching exam
  • Hard Drive: 1GB or higher available space
  • Adobe Reader XI is required for exams containing PDF attachments
  • For onsite support, a working USB port is required (Newer devices may require an adaptor)
  • Internet connection for SofTest Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload
  • Screen Resolution must be 1920x1080
  • Administrator level account permissions (Click Here for instructions) 
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