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CCE - Anywhere Proctored

Exam Proctors

If you are a test taker, please see the test taker page.

To get started with Anywhere Proctored, review the following steps. Anywhere Proctored exams have specific technical and system requirements which have to be met in order to deliver an exam.

Proctors must be present for the duration of exam delivery and actively monitor the exam administration.


Verify web accounts

All candidates must have a Pearson VUE username and password for CCE before they can take an exam. Make sure test takers have created their web account before they start the test process.


Verify system requirements

Verify whether the computer being used passes the following minimum system requirements.

Technical requirement Specifications
Operating System Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit) – Live Tiles disabled
Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit) – Live Tiles disabled
Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Note: Windows Vista, Windows XP, & Mac OSX are strictly prohibited for exam delivery.
Windows Operating System Languages Pearson VUE Browser Lock is supported on a variety of Windows OS languages and continues to expand its offering. Installation has been certified for English, German and Japanese Windows OS. More will be coming soon.
Display 1024 x 768 in 16-bit color (minimum resolution)
Internet Browsers Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11; latest versions of Chrome, Firefox and Safari for web registrations or downloading the secure browser
Internet Connection Broadband (DSL, cable, or LAN/WLAN): 1 Mbps down / 1 Mbps up
Dial-up Internet connections are not supported.
Additional Software Some security software programs like Antivirus software can disrupt exam delivery and may need to be disabled.
Network Connection Pearson VUE strongly recommends using a wired network rather than a wireless network, as it provides better exam delivery performance.
Firewalls Corporate firewalls (including VPNs) often cause this delivery method to fail.
Please take your exam in a setting without a corporate firewall.
Read complete specifications and requirements


Start test

If you are ready to start the test process, please click the button below to download the secure browser. You must check each test taker’s identification prior to starting the exam.

  1. Click “Begin download” to download the CCE.msi file.
  2. Run and install this file on every delivery station.
  3. Close all browser windows and locate a shortcut with an icon named “Pearson VUE Browser Lock” on the desktop.
  4. Double click the icon. This will run the file that will display a page where you can sign in or create a Pearson VUE account.
  5. After the candidate is signed in, they can begin the exam.

Having issues?


Q. Who is the proctor support team?
A. Group within CCE who will support the test proctors related to the proctor user account. This includes establishing a new account and/or re-setting an existing account.
Q. I cannot remember my username and/or password for my proctor account, what should I do?
A. You must first use the Forgot Login link to reset your login. If you continue to experience problems, contact CCE Support.
Q. What is a Private Access Code?
A. A code that limits access to exams that are offered on the Anywhere Proctored system. This code is provided to test takers by their approved proctor prior to the testing event.
Q. I do not know the Private Access Code, who should I contact?
A. Approved proctors must contact CCE Support for this information.
Q. Can an exam be started on the day of the testing event, but completed at a later date?
A. No. Exams must be started and completed on the day of the testing event.

Technical problems during the exam delivery?

  1. Check Outage Schedule
  2. If you are experiencing issues with your username, password or Private Access Code, please contact:
  3. If a technical issue arises during the time the exam is being delivered, the proctor (not the test taker) should go to Pearson VUE Client Application Support for assistance.
Last updated 2017-05-25