Guided Access is a feature native to the iPad, released with iOS 6. It allows the user to constrain usage of the device to a single application. This feature must be enabled for students to begin a secure exam and is needed to ensure that no outside applications will be used during the exam. If it is disabled the student will be removed from the exam and a continuation code will be needed to re-enter.
What if my desktop background has changed after an exam (Mac)?
When entering a secure exam, SofTest temporarily replaces the desktop and log-in background of your compute...
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Minimum System Requirements for Examplify on Mac
This guide includes the minimum system requirements that are needed for running Examplify on your Mac Device.
Creating an Examplify icon for your Mac Desktop
This guide will review how to create an Examplify icon on your Mac Desktop
Configuring Display Settings on Mac for Examplify
This guide will walk you through how to easily configure your display settings on your Mac Device to work appropriately with Examplify.
Minimum System Requirements for Running Examplify on Windows
This guide includes the minimum system requirements that are needed for running Examplify on your Windows Device.
Disabling the Touch Bar on MacBook Pro
Change user account type to Administrator in Windows 8 & Windows 10
Add Administrator rights to your user account
Find out how to add Admin Rights to your user account so you can successfully install and run SofTest.
Helpful Tips for After An Exam
Here are some helpful tips to consider once you are finished taking an exam using SofTest!
Helpful Tips for During An Exam
Here are some helpful tips to acknowledge while taking an exam using SofTest!
Helpful Tips For Before an Exam
Here are some steps to follow before taking an exam using SofTest, in order to ensure you will be fully prepared come exam day!
XQuartz Installation for Mac OSX 10.8 and 10.9
XQuartz is an application native to the Mac operating system that allows a program, “X11", to be run. Without XQuartz, programs using X11 would not display properly, or potentially not work at all.
User Account Control (UAC) on Windows Vista
Follow the steps below for instructions on how to disable User Account Control (UAC) for Windows Vista
User Account Control (UAC) on Windows 7
Follow the steps below for instructions on how to disable User Account Control (UAC) for Windows 7
Why do I get prompted with “Windows needs your permission to continue” when I try to run SofTest on Windows Vista & 7
When User Account Control (UAC) is enabled in Windows Vista & 7, SofTest needs to ask your permission to run so that it can gain administrative privileges. This can be bypassed by disabling UAC.
Disabling Startup Items on Windows Vista & 7
Contains the steps to disable startup items (Windows Vista & 7)
Permissions error on Mac
Contains instructions on how to resolve a permissions error on a mac
You cannot take a secure exam with VMware error message
SofTest cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels or VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments.
What do I do if I experience erratic cursor or mouse movement during an exam?
Follow the following steps to stop erratic cursor or mouse movement during your exam
How do I check for a proxy server?
If you are unable to register SofTest and receive the "Registration Expired" alert, or if you are unable to download exam files your connection might be blocked by a proxy server.
How to manage a Firewall with SofTest