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How do I install Respondus Lockdown Browser on my computer?

The LockDown Browser application must be installed on your Windows or Mac computer before you take your first Canvas assessment (quiz or test) within the LockDown Browser. 

The installer for LockDown Browser must be downloaded from the Text Quiz included in your course.

If you do not have LockDown Browser already installed on your computer, when you attempt to take the Test Quiz you will be prompted to download and install the program before you can complete the Text Quiz.

These instructions will show you how to install Lockdown Browser on your computer:

Install Lockdown Browser on Windows Computer
  • Go to http://my.brenau.edu and login to the student portal
  • Click on the Canvas app icon in your dashboard
  • Click on your course and look for the Test Quiz in Assignments
  • Try taking the Test Quiz, if LockDown Browser is not installed on your computer
  • Accept all the default prompts to install LockDown Browser
  • Go to Start > All Apps > Respondus > LockDown Browser
Here is a document that will assist you;  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwM6GvYs8PaHQWVMMVJERUFUWGc

This video will walk you through the process: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWCtmOI4B00


Steps to Download LockDown Browser for MacOS

  • Go to http://my.brenau.edu and login to the student portal
  • Click on the Canvas app icon in your dashboard
  • Click on your course and look for the Test Quiz in Assignments
  • Try taking the Test Quiz, if LockDown Browser is not installed on your mac
  • Accept all the default prompts to install LockDown Browser.
  • Go to Finder > Applications and double-click on the "LockDown Browser" icon (a world globe with padlock) to start LockDown Browser.
Here is a link to a video showing you the steps:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW8kTxzaQBs

Taking an Assessment with your Mac computers

  • Close all programs, unless one is used to connect you to the Internet. 
  • Locate the “LockDown Browser” shortcut on the desktop and double-click it. (For Mac users, launch “LockDown Browser” from the Applications folder.)
  • If prompted to close a blocked program (e.g. screen capture, instant messaging) choose Yes when prompted.
  • Login to your Canvas course.
  • Navigate to the quiz and select the Take a Quiz link.
  • Once a quiz has been started with LockDown Browser, you cannot exit until the Submit Answers button is clicked.


Creation date: 9/28/2016 8:54 AM ()      Updated: 8/27/2020 4:53 PM (gwhite@brenau.edu)
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