How do I install LockDown Browser?

Respondus LockDown Browser functions to maximize security of test delivery with Blackboard. It prevents access to other browsers, applications or other services present on the computer. 

  • Due to limitations and/or known issues with Respondus LockDown Browser (LDB) for Chromebooks, they are no longer supported for using LDB.
  1. Install the latest version of Respondus LockDown Browser using this link: 
  2. Make sure it downloads the correct version. This is specified next to “Your System”; (ie: Mac OS or Windows 10, etc.)

  1. Run the installer.
  2. The browser will open to the Blackboard login page. From here, you can access the specific course and assignment this browser is required for.
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