Merced Community College
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How to Install Respondus Lockdown Browser™

Respondus LockDown Browser


The Respondus Lockdown Browser is a tool for securely administering quizzes.

Download Respondus LockDown Browser in this link

Once you click on the link, you will need to follow these steps.
Note: Windows Machines must be using Internet Explorer to download the program.


  1. Click on the Logo of the Operating System where Respondus LockDown Browser will be installed.

  1. Select the type of computer you are using:
    • Lab Computer (campus or school)
    • Your Own Computer
    • Work Computer

Click on the link reading "Install from server."

  1. Click on the link reading "Download Installer"

  1. Save the file called LockDownSetup.exe and after saving it, locate it and RUN it.

  1. You will then have to click the RUN button again.

  1. Next, click Extract and make sure to the box RUN AFTER EXTRACTION is checked.

  1. Click Yes on the following screen of the installer.

  1. Click Yes again on the following screen of the installer.

  1. Next, the InstallShield package for the Respondus Browser will open. Click Next.
  2. Select "I accept the license agreement," and click Next.
  3. You can leave the install location as the default and select Next.
  4. On the next screen, click Install.
  5. Then select Finish.

On Windows machines, you launch the browser by clicking Start ->All Programs->Respondus. When you start the browser it may prompt you to close some running applications, such as the AOL and MSN Instant Messengers, before you can continue. Once the browser launches, simply navigate back to your quiz. Note: The browser should only be used for taking quizzes; we do not recommend or support it for any other functions.


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