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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

Nextera supports desktop or laptop devices with touchscreen interaction with supported operating systems that meet or exceed minimum specifications noted below. 

  • The supported operating systems are listed below. If an OS is not listed, it is not supported or tested (unsupported OS versions may perform well but are no longer validated).
  • Questar does not recommend making an OS upgrade/update within 30 days of a testing window.
Physical Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows
    • 10 | Windows Server 2016 (latest service pack)
    • Windows 10S is not supported.
  • Apple
    • macOS 10.13.4 to 10.13.6, 10.14.x, 10.15
    • Macs need to be updated to OS 10.13.4 to 10.13.6, 10.14.x or newer to support mass installations.

Processor

  • Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6 Ghz equivalent or higher CPU

System Memory

  • Minimum 512MB RAM
  • Recommended 2GB RAM with 1GB free RAM
  • Minimum 1GB free storage space

Screen & Resolution Size

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

Supported Browsers for Questar administration portal:

  • Internet Explorer v9+
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox 38+
  • Google Chrome v67+
  • 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 Devices Requirements

Nextera supports any touchscreen interaction from devices with supported operating systems that meet or exceed minimum specifications noted below. 

  • The supported operating systems are listed below. If an OS is not listed, it is not supported or tested (unsupported OS versions may perform well but are no longer validated).
  • Questar does not recommend making an OS upgrade/update within 30 days of a testing window.
  • Dual mode Chromebook devices offering a laptop and tablet mode must be used in laptop mode (tablet mode is not supported).
  • Most compatible stylus devices will work with tablets, but the Microsoft Surface stylus is not supported.
Physical Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Chromebook OS v67+
  • iPad on iOS 10.3.3, 10.3.4, 11.2.5 to 13.1 (iOS 11 – 11.2.2 and 12-12.2 are not supported)
  • Windows OS support is dictated by the device. Questar supports devices that can run Windows 10.
  • Chromebooks Google actively supports for auto-updates.
  • Windows 10S is not supported.

Devices

  • iPad 3 and lower are not supported

Processor

  • Chromebook: 1.6 Ghz + (or equivalent)
  • iPad/Windows: 1.0 Ghz dual core + (or equivalent)

Screen Size & Resolution

  • Minimum Screen Size: 9.7″
  • 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
System/Network Requirements

Supported Browsers for Questar administration portal:

  • Google Chrome v67+
Chromebook Requirements
Physical Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Chromebook OS v67+

Processor

  • Chromebook: 1.6 Ghz + (or equivalent)

System Scan

Do your testing devices meet our minimum system requirements?

Test Readiness

Do your classrooms and schools have the right resources to test online?