American Board of Dermatology (ABD) - Anywhere Proctored
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To get started with Anywhere Proctored, review the following steps. Anywhere Proctored exams have specific technical and system requirements which have to be met in order to deliver an exam.
Proctors must be present for the duration of exam delivery and actively monitor the exam administration.
Verify test taker's web account
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Run Connection Check
Verify whether the testing computer being used passes the following minimum system requirements. Use the Connection Check application in Navigator to check the bandwidth, upload and download speed from your testing room.
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||Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit) – Live Tiles disabled
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit) – Live Tiles disabled
Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Mac OSX 10.10 and above.
|Note: Windows Operating Systems must pass Genuine Windows Validation.
- Windows Vista and Windows XP are strictly prohibited for exam delivery.
|Windows Operating System Languages
||Pearson VUE Browser Lock is supported on a variety of Windows OS languages and continues to expand its offering. Installation has been certified for English, German and Japanese Windows OS. More will be coming soon.
||OS specified Minimum RAM
||4GB of RAM or more
1024 x 768 in 16-bit color.
1920 x 1080 or higher in 32-bit color.
||Microsoft Edge latest version, Internet Explorer 11, latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari for web registrations or downloading the secure browser
||Broadband (DSL, Cable, or LAN/WLAN).
1 Mbps down / 1 Mbps up
|Broadband (DSL, Cable or LAN/WAN).
1 Mbps down/up or better.
|Required: For each simultaneous exam delivery beyond the first, an additional 256 kbps down/up is required.
||Recommended: For each simultaneous exam delivery beyond the first, an additional 256 kbps down/up is strongly recommended.
||Corporate firewalls (including VPNs) often cause this delivery method to fail. Please take your exam in a setting without a corporate firewall.
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Technical problems during the exam delivery?
- Check Outage Schedule
- Having problems? Review the technical requirements document to ensure your technical setup will meet all requirements to deliver these exams.
- If you are experiencing issues with your username, password or Private Access Code, please contact:
- If a technical issue arises during the time the exam is being delivered, the proctor (not the test taker) should go to Pearson VUE Client Application Support for assistance.