ExamSoft System Requirements

  • SofTest can be used on virtually any modern computer (i.e. purchased within the last 3-4 years). Specific system requirements are noted below:

    Minimum PC Requirements: 

    Operating System: English 32-bit Versions of Windows XP, 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. Only genuine versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported. 

    ExamSoft does not support Tablet or Convertible devices other then Surface Pro 1 & 2. See below for those Minimum System Requirements. 

    CPU Processor: 1.86Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or greater\ 

    RAM: highest recommended for the operating system or 2GB 

    Hard Drive: highest recommended for the operating system or 1GB of available memory. 

    Internet connection for SofTest Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload. 

    Screen Resolution must be 1024x768 or higher

    Administrator level account permissions

    It is not possible to take secure exams through a virtual operating system such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels or VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual operating system environment.

     

    Surface Pro Requirements: 

    Surface Pro 1 & 2 only. Surface RT tablets are not supported. Surface Pro 3 support announcement coming in the future. 

    External Keyboard (USB or Bluetooth) required. Bluetooth keyboards must be paired prior to launching exam. 

    Hard Drive: Minimum of 10GB available memory. 

    Internet connection for SofTest Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload 

    Screen Resolution must be 1920x1080. 


     Minimum Mac Requirements: 

    The native version of SofTest is available for MAC users called SofTest for Mac. When you attempt to download SofTest, the native Mac version will appear. In order to use SofTest on your Apple Macbook or Macbook Pro natively, you must have:

    CPU = Intel processor

    RAM = 2 GB

    Hard Drive = 1 GB or higher free disk space

    Operating System: OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), OS X 10.7 (Lion), OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), and 10.9 (Mavericks). Only genuine versions of Mac Operating Systems are supported. 

    We do not support OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) at this time. Look for an update on support for this OS X here in the future. 

    Software = Internet connection for SofTest Installation, Exam Download and Upload

    It is not possible to take secure exams through a virtual operating system such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels or VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual operating system environment. Although SofTest can be installed and registered on virtual platforms, it will only be enabled for non-secure Practice Exams.

     

    **Please Note**
    If you have an earlier version of MAC OS, you will need a valid copy of Windows XP, Vista, 7, or 8 installed using Apple's Bootcamp Assistant. Use of virtualization software like VMWare, Fusion, Parallels, etc is not allowed.

    Bootcamp Assistant is available in the Utilities folder on your Macintosh HD

    Microsoft Windows is not included with the MAC OS or SofTest, it needs to be purchased separately

    Older versions of MAC OS X will require an OS upgrade in order to use Bootcamp and/or SofTest. To check the version of your MAC OS, click the Apple icon on the top left of the screen and then About this MAC.