Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom web browser for taking quizzes in eLearning. When using Respondus LockDown Browser, you cannot print, copy, go to other web sites, or access other applications. If your instructor requires that you use Respondus, you will not be able to take the quiz with a standard web browser. Respondus LockDown Browser should only be used for taking quizzes. Do not use it with other features in eLearning or on other web sites.
Installing Respondus LockDown Browser
You must be the administrator of your computer to download Respondus LockDown Browser. Respondus LockDown Browser is also available in UWF computer labs.
After I start Respondus, a warning message states “You must close the following programs before starting the browser: [program name]”. What should I do?
Over 300 applications, such as screen capture and chat programs, are "blacklisted." This means that you cannot start Respondus LockDown Browser until the blocked application is exited. When this warning message appears, Respondus LockDown Browser will offer to close the blacklisted program for you, which is the easiest way to continue.
I want to use Respondus in a UWF computer lab, but my professor wants us to use the webcam and audio recording features in Respondus. What could I do?
Most UWF computers on campus do not have webcams and microphones. However, you do have two options: