General Tips

Safe Exam Browser - FAQ and Setup




*Pre-note: the Safe Exam Browser must be the only lockdown  browser on your computer. You must uninstall "NAP Locked Down Browser" and/or "SACE Exam Browser" before using it. The Safe Exam Browser will not work with either of the two installed.*


SEB Configuration File page

Stileapp Configuration File Download


The Safe Exam Browser is used for students to complete tests in an environment where external sites and applications cannot be accessed.


The setup steps are shown below:


The program is the part that runs the exam. Consider it a “virtual computer” inside of your existing computer.


1. The program has the same installation steps for Windows 10 and MacOS. The download links for each software can be found on the following page here:


2. Run the installer and agree to the Terms and Conditions before pressing install.

*note: if your machine requests permission to install, select agree*


3. Let the program install (sometimes it may take a few minutes).


4. Press close after the installer successfully installs


In order to run tests, you will need to save and open a "Configuration File". Please refer to the one located on the TWC Portal Page.


*note: if you have any issues with the installation of the browser, speak to your class teacher or see the TWC ICT Department for assistance. *

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