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Windows Device Set-Up (English)

Below you will find a description of the steps to follow in order to set up your home devise for the CAASPP test.  Please follow all the steps and directions carefully.

Step 1: Watch the video below to understand how to download the Secure Browser on a Windows Computer.

 

Step 2: Download the Secure Browser for Windows

This procedure installs the secure browser for Windows 8, 8.1, and 10.

Select the [Secure Browser for Windows] button on this page. Note: when you download the file, you may see a warning about downloading potentially harmful files from the internet, but the secure browser program is safe to download and run.

Step 3: Install the Secure Browser for Windows

1. Depending on the web browser you are using, you will take one of these steps to open the Secure Browser Setup wizard:

a. If you are presented with a choice to run or save the installation file, select the [Run] button.

b. If you are presented only with the option to save the installation file, save it where you can find it. Then, double-click the installation file that was downloaded (named CASecureBrowserX.X-YYYY-MM-DD.msi) to run it.

2. Follow the instructions in the setup wizard. When you are prompted for setup type, select the [Install] button.

3. Select the [Finish] button to exit the setup wizard. A shortcut icon named [CASecureBrowser] should have been added to the computer’s desktop.

4. Run the secure browser by double-clicking the [CASecureBrowser] shortcut icon on the desktop. The secure browser opens, displaying the student logon screen. The secure browser fills the entire screen and hides the task bar.

5. To exit the secure browser, select the “X” in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Step 4: Get the needed student information from your child's teacher.

To take the test your child will need:

• His school SSID number

• Session ID

Watch the video below to see how the test session works