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If accessing the Tools/Communications area of a course, students will not be able to access Respondus LockDown Browser from this area. This tool is strictly for instructor use. Students will receive a message that says "You are not authorized to access this page."

Taking a test with Respondus Lockdown Browser

If you already have the Respondus LDB software installed, follow the directions below:

  1. Launch the Respondus LDB software.
  2. You will be prompted to close out of any applications or browsers you currently have running.
  3. Login to Blackboard.
  4. Navigate to your course and to the test.
  5. Click on the test link.
  6. Click Begin.
  7. If the instructor provided a password, enter it when prompted. Otherwise, select "No" and click Continue.
  8. Click Submit.
  9. Complete the test as you normally would.

Note: You will not be able to exit the test until is has been submitted.