For 2018–2019, a Secure Browser must be installed on each computer or tablet that will be used for student testing. The following table lists which operating systems are supported and which Secure Browser to install.

Operating Systems Supported Devices Secure Browser Related Requirements*
Desktop

Windows
7 SP1 (Professional & Enterprise)

8 (Professional & Enterprise)

8.1 (Professional & Enterprise)

10 (Educational, Professional, & Enterprise) (Versions 1507 - 1803, 1809a)

Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016 R2

Desktops/Laptops Windows Secure Browser 10.3 Disable fast user switching. Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, and 2016 R2 are supported when using a thin client.
Windows
10 in S mode (Educational, Professional, & Enterprise) (Versions 1507 - 1803, 1809a)
Desktops/Laptops Take a Test app Create a dedicated test account for non-permissive mode users. Create a desktop shortcut for permissive mode users.
Mac
10.9 - 10.14a
Desktops/Laptops Mac Secure Browser 10.3

Depending on your OS version, disable the following features:

  • Mission Control
  • Application Launches from Function Keys
  • Updates to Third-Party Apps
  • Updates to iTunes
  • Look-Up Gesture
Linux
Fedora 27 - 28 LTS (Gnome)
Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04, 18.04 LTS (Gnome)

 


Desktops/Laptops Linux Secure Browser 10.4

Depending on your distribution, install:

  • SoX
  • Verdana True Type font
Mobile
iOS
10.3
11.4
12a
4th Generation (Retina Display)
5th Generation (Retina Display)
6th Generation (Retina Display)
iPad Air
iPad Air 2
iPad Pro
AIRSecureTest Mobile Secure Browser 5.0
Set up Automatic Assessment Configuration.
Android
7.1
8.1
9a
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 10
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
Asus ZenPad Z10
AIRSecureTest Mobile Secure Browser 5.0 Enable the Secure Browser keyboard.
Chrome
67+
Chromebooks AIRSecureTest Kiosk Application 5.0 Chromebooks must be in kiosk mode.
Windows
8, 8.1, 10
AIR supports any tablet running Windows 8, 8.1 Pro, and 10, but has done extensive testing only on Surface Pro, Surface Pro 3, Asus Transformer, and Dell Venue.
Windows Secure Browser 10.3 Disable fast user switching.
aSupport for this version will begin upon the completion of testing following its release.

*For information about implementing the related requirements, refer to the Secure Browser Installation Manual or the Technical Specifications Manual.

Download Secure Browsers

To download the Secure Browser for your operating system, select the corresponding tab.