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ExamSoft Steps for Successful Exam

ExamSoft Steps for Successful Exam

Please follow the recommendations below for a successful exam experience:

First time using ExamSoft (NOTE: you will need to download and take the practice exam only once)

  1. All courses will receive an practice exam
  2. An email invite will be sent through Examsoft
  3. Accept the invite
  4. Download Examplify
    • Institutional ID: University of Maryland Baltimore School of Nursing
  5. Log into Examplify
    1. Log into “University of Maryland” login page
    2. Use DUO Authentication (Be sure DUO is made to "PUSH" or "ENTER ACCESS CODE") 
    3. DO NOT USE "CALL ME" - Some areas on campus are restictive on receiving calls
    4. Use your UMBid and Password
    5. Click on the "Practice Quiz"

Take the "Practice Quiz" in it's entirety to get familiar with the ExamSoft's options

Some features to find are:

  • calculator (built into ExamSoft)
  • flagging questions (top left of questions)
  • highlighting (top right)
  • backtracking (if allowed by instructor)
  • zoom feature (to make text larger)
  • eliminating answers [the “X” symbol to the right of the question (with eliminating answers, you will need to click the choice you select, green button to the left of the answer)]
  • exam alarm (you can set 2 alarms to remind you the exam is ending)
  • Submit your exam (top right, under “Exam Controls”)

If you are still having technical difficulties, ExamSoft is a 24/7 help system, please contact ExamSoft directly at the below Toll Free number:

ExamSoft Toll Free #: 1-866-429-8889

ExamSoft Solving Sample Downloads

How to solve issues downloading the Practice Quiz given to you by our Learning Technology office:

  • Password: (sample: ixj2tR) Password is case sensitive
  • Please accept your email invite
  • Use Chrome or Firefox ONLY
    • If you use Safari, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, etc., you WILL get a Blank Screen
  • If you are not receiving an email, please check your spam email
  • If you do not see the exam available to download:
    • Refresh the exam list
    • Select log-out
    • Add new account
    • Log back in

If you are still having technical difficulties, ExamSoft is a 24/7 help system, please contact ExamSoft directly atht e below Toll Free number

ExamSoft Toll Free #: 1-866-429-8889

ExamSoft Minimum System Requirements

Windows:

Examplify can be used on most modern Microsoft Windows-based computers (i.e. purchased within the last 3-4 years). Please see specific system requirements as noted below.

Examplify cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels, VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments.

For exam taking best practices:

  • Operating System: 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Windows 7 and Windows 10.
  • ​Support for Windows 7 devices will be discontinued on December 31st, 2018.
  • Alternate versions of Windows 10, such as Windows RT, and Windows 10 S are NOT supported at this time.
  • Only genuine, U.S.-English versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported
  • ExamSoft does not support tablet devices other than Surface Pro as detailed below
  • CPU Processor: 1.86Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or greater
  • RAM: 2GB or highest recommended for the operating system
  • Hard drive: 1GB of available space or highest recommended for the operating system
  • For onsite support, a working USB port is required (newer devices may require an adaptor)
  • Internet connection for Examplify download, registration, exam download and upload
  • For technical troubleshooting, account passwords, including BitLocker keys, may be required.
  • Screen resolution must be 1024x768 or higher
  • Administrator level account permissions

MAC:

In order to use Examplify on your Apple Macbook, Macbook Air or Macbook Pro natively, you must have:

  • Administrator level account permissions
  • Internet connection for Examplify download, registration, exam download and upload
  • For on-site support, a working USB port is required (newer devices may require an adapter)
  • For technical troubleshooting, account passwords, including device passwords, may be required.
  • Server versions of Mac OS X is not supported
  • Screen Resolution must be 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Operating system:
    • Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
    • Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra
    • Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra
    • Mac OS X 10.14 Mojave
  • Hard drive = 1 GB or higher of free disk space
  • RAM = 2 GB
  • CPU = Intel processor
  • Touchbars are supported
  • Examplify cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels, VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments.

Toll Free Number for Students and Faculty:

ExamSoft Toll Free #: 866-429-8889
(ExamSoft support is 24/7)

support@examsoft.com