Install LockDown Browser: A Step-By-Step Guide

Install LockDown Browser: A Step-By-Step Guide

A myriad of tools and software applications are available to ensure secure and reliable browsing, especially during exams or standardized tests. One outstanding tool in this category is the LockDown Browser. This unique web browser locks down the testing environment within a learning management system, ensuring secure and fair testing conditions by preventing students from navigating away from the test or from accessing additional resources.

LockDown Browser Compatibility

It's important to note that while LockDown Browser can function on many operating platforms, this guide particularly addresses LockDown Browser on Windows 10. Not only because Windows 10 is a very popular operating system but also because running the latest version of Windows will ensure the smoothest and most secure experience with LockDown Browser.

Requirements for Installation

  • A Dell laptop or desktop running Windows 10 system
  • Active internet connection
  • Administrator access

LockDown Browser Installation Procedure

Before you can proceed to install LockDown Browser on Windows, you need to ensure that you are logged into your machine as an administrator. This is because the installation process requires system-level changes, which can't be performed without administrator privileges.

Step 1: Download the Installer

The first step to get LockDown Browser running on your Dell laptop is to download LockDown Browser. You can do it on our website. Various authenticated resources online provide access to the LockDown browser download for Windows 10.

Step 2: Execute the Installer

Once the download completes, navigate to your Downloads folder and locate the LockDown Browser installer. Double-click on this installer - typically named "LockDownBrowser-200-xx.exe,” where “xx” stands for the version number. Follow the prompts provided by the installer wizard, and be sure to accept the terms and conditions to initiate the installation.

Step 3: Complete the Installation & Restart

Upon agreeing to the terms and conditions, the program will begin installation. Let the installation process complete fully before tinkering with your laptop. You might need to reboot your system for the changes to take effect.

Verifying the Installation of LockDown Browser

To verify that LockDown Browser has been successfully installed, simply search for it in your start menu programs list. Accessing the browser will lead you to a setup wizard that instructs you on how to adjust your browser’s settings to optimize security during testing.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

Although the installation process is usually smooth, you may encounter a few hiccups along the way, such as failed installation or inability to launch the browser after installation. In such situations, ensure your Windows OS is up-to-date, and try disabling your antivirus temporarily during the installation process.

Latest News

Update Released
Update Released
We're excited to announce the latest update for the LockDown Browser app, which comes with a host of changes, fixes, and new features aimed at enhancing user experience and improving overall system performance. The update is designed to make the application more robust, reliable, and efficient....
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Patch Notes
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