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System Scan and Testing Readiness Check

Ensure Online Test Readiness

While students are preparing for their tests, make sure you’re ready, too. Use System Scan and Test Readiness Check to quickly and easily find out if testing devices and resources are all systems go — and then make adjustments before testing season.

System Requirements: Testing Devices and Admin Portal

Desktop and Laptop Requirements
Physical Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows
    • Vista | 7 | 8 | 10 | 2003 | 2008 | 2012 (latest service pack)
  • Apple
    • Mac OS X 10.6+

Processor

  • Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6 Ghz equivalent or higher CPU

System Memory

  • Minimum: 512MB free ram | 1GB free storage space
  • Recommended: 1GB free ram

Screen & Resolution Size

  • Physical screen size: 11.6 in +
  • Minimum Resolution: 1024 x 768
System/Network Requirements

Supported Browsers for Questar administration portal:

  • Internet Explorer v9+
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox 38+
  • Google Chrome 49+
  • Safari 8

LAN Network

  • Minimum General Requirement: 802.11g Wireless 54Mbps or greater | 100 Mbps LAN for desktops
  • Minimum available LAN bandwidth at each workstation: 1Mbps
  • Recommended General Settings: 802.11n Wireless 150 Mbps or higher | 1 Gbps LAN for desktops
  • Recommended available LAN bandwidth at each workstation: 2 Mbps

Internet Speed

  • Minimum per device: 150 Kbps
  • Recommended: 300 Kbps
Chromebook and Tablet Requirements
Physical Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Chromebook OS v29+
  • iPad on iOS 8+
  • Windows Tablets on 8

Processor

  • Chromebook: 1.4 Ghz + (or equivalent)
  • iPad/Windows: 1.0 Ghz dual core + (or equivalent)

Screen Size & Resolution

  • Physical screen size: 9.7 in +
  • Minimum Resolution: 1024 x 768
System/Network Requirements

Chrome Kiosk

Kiosk mode support available

LAN Network

  • Minimum General Requirement: 802.11g Wireless 54Mbps or greater | 100 Mbps LAN for desktops
  • Minimum available LAN bandwidth at each workstation: 1Mbps
  • Recommended General Settings: 802.11n Wireless 150 Mbps or higher | 1 Gbps LAN for desktops
  • Recommended available LAN bandwidth at each workstation: 2 Mbps

Internet Speed

  • Minimum per device: 150 Kbps
  • Recommended: 300 Kbps

System Requirements: Item/Question Samplers

Desktop and Laptop Requirements
Physical Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows
    • Vista | 7 | 8 | 10 | 2003 | 2008 | 2012 (latest service pack)
  • Apple
    • Mac OS X 10.6+

Processor

  • Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6 Ghz equivalent or higher CPU

System Memory

  • Minimum: 512MB free ram | 1GB free storage space
  • Recommended: 1GB free ram

Screen & Resolution Size

  • Physical screen size: 11.6 in +
  • Minimum Resolution: 1024 x 768
System/Network Requirements

Supported Browsers for Item/Question Samplers:

  • Google Chrome 49+ on all supported devices
  • Safari 8+ on iPads

LAN Network

  • Minimum General Requirement: 802.11g Wireless 54Mbps or greater | 100 Mbps LAN for desktops
  • Minimum available LAN bandwidth at each workstation: 1Mbps
  • Recommended General Settings: 802.11n Wireless 150 Mbps or higher | 1 Gbps LAN for desktops
  • Recommended available LAN bandwidth at each workstation: 2 Mbps

Internet Speed

  • Minimum per device: 150 Kbps
  • Recommended: 300 Kbps
Chromebook and Tablet Requirements
Physical Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Chromebook OS v29+
  • iPad on iOS 8+
  • Windows Tablets on 8

Processor

  • Chromebook: 1.4 Ghz + (or equivalent)
  • iPad/Windows: 1.0 Ghz dual core + (or equivalent)

Screen Size & Resolution

  • Physical screen size: 9.7 in +
  • Minimum Resolution: 1024 x 768
System/Network Requirements

Chrome Kiosk

Kiosk mode support available

LAN Network

  • Minimum General Requirement: 802.11g Wireless 54Mbps or greater | 100 Mbps LAN for desktops
  • Minimum available LAN bandwidth at each workstation: 1Mbps
  • Recommended General Settings: 802.11n Wireless 150 Mbps or higher | 1 Gbps LAN for desktops
  • Recommended available LAN bandwidth at each workstation: 2 Mbps

Internet Speed

  • Minimum per device: 150 Kbps
  • Recommended: 300 Kbps

Text to Speech

The Questar Secure Browser and Nextera Test Delivery System support use of the default voice pack on the student’s device. However, students using Text-to-Speech technology may have preferred voice selections or voice packs that differ from the default voice. Use these steps and resources to change the voice pack on the device.

System Scan

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Test Readiness

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