If you've been told your eExam will be using Safe Exam Browser, you’ll need to install it on your device so you can access and run your eExam.
|Processor||i5 2.2GHz /AMD A6 1.8Ghz||1.2GHz dual-core m3|
|Operating system||Windows 10||OS X 10.13|
|Hard drive||120GB SSD (solid state drive)||120GB SSD (solid state drive)|
|Display||14" screen with 1920 x 1080 screen resolution||13" screen with 1920 x 1080 screen resolution|
|Battery life||4 hours under normal use||4 hours under normal use|
|Wi-fi||802.11ac or better||802.11ac or better|
|Webcam||User facing, inbuilt microphone and speakers||User facing, inbuilt microphone and speakers|
Safe Exam Browser can’t be installed on the following devices:
- smartphones: this includes iPhones, Android devices, and any other mobile OS devices
Some antivirus software may not allow Safe Exam Browser to lock down the computer.
The following antivirus software will need to be temporarily disabled or uninstalled when using Safe Exam Browser:
- 360 Total Security
- ESET Nod32 Antivirus Internet security
- Kaspersky Internet Security.
For a list of compatible antivirus software, see the Safe Exam Browser FAQ.
Prepare your device for Safe Exam browser
To avoid problems during your eExam, you may need to change the sleep and region settings.
- Click the Start menu, then search for Power & sleep settings.
- Under On battery power, turn off after, select 1 hour.
If you have a Windows laptop, set your region to the location where you’ll be sitting your eExam.
- Click the Start menu, then search for Region settings.
- Under Country or region, select the location.
- Click the Apple icon > System Preferences > Energy Saver > Battery.
- Turn off Enable Power Nap while on battery power.
- Under Turn display off after, select 1 hour.
Install Safe Exam Browser
Download the latest version of Safe exam Browser for your device:
Confirm Safe Exam Browser works on your computer
Now you’ve installed the software, you need to check it works.
Open this webpage in Google Chrome and close down any other open applications on your device.
Open the Safe Exam Browser Test eExam.
Click Enrol Me.
Click Launch Safe Exam Browser and enter your Monash username and password - you’ll be prompted to authenticate using Okta Verify. This activates the lock-down functionality on your device so all you have access to is the test eExam.To restore your device’s normal functionality you’ll need to exit Safe Exam Browser. See step 6.
Click Start Exam to start the test.
To end the test and restore your device’s normal functionality, navigate to the test exam summary page and click Submit all and finish. You’ll then return to the exam landing page where you need to click Exit Safe Exam Browser.
Help and questions
If Safe Exam Browser doesn't seem to be working on your device, or you have any questions contact the eSolutions Service Desk.
Safe Exam Browser Troubleshooting
Click Send anyway.
This will launch Safe Exam Browser automatically.
Message on the eExam landing page
Ignore this message and click Launch Safe Exam Browser.