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Respondus LockDown Browser

Below is an overview of Respondus LockDown Browser at NDSU.


The Respondus LockDown Browser prevents printing, copying, pasting, and access to other applications or Web sites, most browser menu and toolbar options are removed, and right-click options are disabled during an exam. Respondus LockDown Browser is installed on all computers in the IT-supported computer labs: Computer Lab Details.

Getting Started

Best Practices

  • Use Respondus LockDown Browser to lock down the test environment in Blackboard Learn Original courses.
  • This prevents other tabs and browsers from being opened.
  • Make sure to download the software prior to taking the test.

 Learn More/How To's


Use Cases

  • Respondus LockDown Browser helps to protect exam integrity during online Blackboard Learn Original exams.

Universal Design/Accessibility

Help, consultation, training

IT Help Desk

Intended Audience

  • Faculty
  • Students

Using this solution


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]


University-funded: no charge.


NDSU Blackboard Account

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OwnerSharley K.GroupIT Knowledge Base
Created2020-05-11 11:10:23Updated2023-11-17 14:49:59
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