PC Recommendations

 Laptop

Processor:  Intel i3 or better

RAM: 4 GB

Hard Drive: 250 GB or larger

Operating System: Windows® 7 Home Premium (Windows® 7 Professional preferred)

Internet: 10/100 Wired Ethernet Card is necessary in using Exam4 to submit examinations electronically to the Exam4 capture server.

Wireless: Wireless 802.11 b/802.11g or better NIC

Microsoft Office (e-academy) Login requires UM WebID

Warranty: Recommended

MAC Recommendations

Laptop

Processor:  Core i5 or better

RAM: 4 GB

Hard Drive: 250 GB or larger

Operating System: Mac OS X

Internet: 10/100 Wired Ethernet Card is necessary in using Exam4 to submit examinations to server. (note: MacBook Air computers do not have a wired internet connection. For example, if you acquire a MacBook Air, or device without a wired ethernet port you will need to purchase a USB-to-Ethernet adapter from Apple to use Exam4 to submit your examination electronically to the Exam4 capture server.

Wireless: Wireless 802.11 b/802.11g or better NIC

Microsoft Office (e-academy) Login requires UM WebID

Warranty: Recommended

Exam4

Exam4  is like an armored word processor. While you are taking an exam, nothing else can get in or out. Exam4 turns your computer into a dedicated essay exam-taking machine.

To install Exam4:

  1. Go to exam4.com and search for the University of Mississippi under Law Schools.
  2. Select the University of Mississippi School of Law
  3. Fill out the registration form at the bottom of the next page, and proceed to download Exam4.
  4. Move the file to a known location
    1. Mac users need to move the downloaded file to the Applications folder
    2. Windows users, the desktop is always a nice place to put things if you have room

Exam4 expires at the end of each semester examination period. It must be downloaded and installed to take upcoming examinations at the beginning of each semester. Exam4 is provided by the law school free of charge. Please note that Exam4 will not submit examinations to the capture server over the wireless network.

Recommended Purchase:   A three foot to five foot (3 – 5 ‘) network cable to be used when taking an examination with Exam4. The classroom desks are power and wired ethernet ready.

Contact Law IT by emailing UoMLawIT@gmail.com or by stopping by room 1085 during normal business hours.