CompTIA - Anywhere Proctored

Exam Proctors

If you are a test taker, please see the test taker page.

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

Please see the Test Takers page for more information.


Run system test

Run a system test on each machine that will be used to deliver the Anywhere Proctored exam. Turn browser pop-up blocker off during the system test.

Run system test


View system requirements

Read complete specifications and requirements

Technical requirement Minimum Required Recommended Specifications
Operating System Windows 10
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit) – (all editions except 'RT')
Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit and 64-bit) – (all editions except 'Starter')
RAM OS specified Minimum RAM 4GB of RAM or more
Display Minimum Resolution:
1024 x 768 in 16-bit color.
Recommended Resolution:
1920 x 1080 or higher in 32-bit color.
Internet Connection DSL or Cable -
256Mbps down/up
DSL or Cable -
1Mbps down/up or better.
Required: For each simultaneous exam delivery beyond the first, an additional 50kbps down  /25Kbps up is required. Recommended: For each simultaneous exam delivery beyond the first, an additional 128kbps down/64Kbps up is strongly recommended.
Supported Internet Browsers Microsoft Edge latest version, Internet Explorer 11
Latest versions of Chrome and Firefox
Browser Settings Internet Cookies must be enabled.
Any Pop-Up blocking setting(s) must be disabled.
Additional Software Adobe Flash Player latest version is required.
Firewalls Corporate firewalls (including VPNs) often cause this delivery method to fail. Please take your exam in a setting without a corporate firewall.


Start test

If you are ready to start the test process, please click the button below to download the secure browser. You must check each test taker’s identification prior to starting the exam.

Start test process

Having issues?


Prior to the event

Verify the following are received and confirmed 72 hours prior to the event:

  • Private Access Codes
  • Proctor Credentials
  • Correct Exams Display

If you find any issues prior to the day of the event with the Private Access Code, exam display and/or proctor credentials, please contact CompTIA via the following email address:

Technical problems during the exam delivery?

  1. Check Outage Schedule
    • The CompTIA Anywhere Proctored testing delivery platform will not be available from 1/6/20‑1/10/20. There will be no delivery of CompTIA Anywhere Proctored exams during these dates.
  2. Having problems? Review the technical requirements document to ensure your technical setup will meet all requirements to deliver these exams.
  3. If you are experiencing issues with your username, password or Private Access Code, please contact
  4. If a technical issue arises during the time the exam is being delivered, the proctor (not the test taker) should contact Pearson VUE Client Application Support for assistance.
Last updated 2019-08-09