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Supported Operating Systems

Exam4 currently supports:  (What OS Version do I have?)

  • Windows 10 (including "Fall 2018 Update (v1809)")
  • Windows 8.1 (Home, Pro and Enterprise)
  • Windows 7 (Home, Pro, Enterprise, Ultimate)
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave **Check with your school before upgrading**
  • macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra
  • macOS 10.12.6 Sierra*
  • Apple OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan*
  • Apple OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite*
  • * It is highly recommended to upgrade to at least 10.13.6 High Sierra or higher

Please note that the following operating systems and hardware configurations are NOT supported:

  • Beta OS versions
  • Apple Macintosh OS X 10.9.5 and earlier
  • Apple iDevices (iPad, iPhone, etc.)
  • Windows Vista and earlier (incl. XP)
  • Windows (RT, IoT, Mobile, Team & S versions)
  • Linux
  • Chromebooks
  • Virtual operating systems (VMs)
  • Anything else not specifically listed as supported above

Is Windows Fall 2018 Update / macOS 10.14 Mojave supported?

We have announced full support for macOS Mojave (version 10.14) and Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809).

**Important note re: Mojave support** - Your school will let you know when it is available for download. Please do not upgrade to Mojave without verifying your school has announced Mojave support.

Why can't I open my practice exam?

Exam files are encrypted and can only be opened by exam administrators at your school. The files can only be opened and read with special software which is only for Admin use.

How do I pay for my Bar Exam registration?

There is the option to pay with a credit or debit card after you click on the PayPal link. This is located on the same screen as the download link, which appears just after you fill in your registration form. Return to our website > click your state > scroll down to "Already registered?" and click the link below that says "skip to download" > enter the... [Read More »]

My new download is not over-writing a previous version of the software.

When you download, you must take careful note of where you are saving the file. Go to that location, find the correct file, then double-click to install and run. It may help to create a special folder for downloads and keep it in a convenient location so you can be sure to find it.

Security Violation 825IS

Generally this is as a result of  another exam software being installed your laptop. Try uninstalling it, prior to using Exam4.

In rare cases it is caused by your account not having full administrative rights to the laptop. Often this is as a result of the... [Read More »]

Security Violation 501M

Be sure that your Airport/WiFi is turned on and under Network Preferences, be sure your location is set to Automatic.

This violation can also happen if your internal built-in WiFi is not functional. An external WiFi adapter is not a supported substitute. Only a working internal WiFi adapter will clear this violation.

 

Error 12 - unable to connect to the network

Some schools require that you be on the school's network in order to submit electronically. You may need to be at school for Exam4's network connection to work. It is also possible your security software (such as Norton Internet Security) is blocking the transmission. Try disabling this for a brief time and attempt to submit the exam while it is turned off.

In... [Read More »]


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