As of November 1, 2016 the most current Version of SofTest for Pepperdine Law School students is:
Please verify you have the most current version as your exam may not work properly if your version is outdated. There have been several reported issues with older versions, so update to the latest version before you take a final!!!
How do I verify I have the latest version of SofTest?
To verify if you have the latest version of SofTest,Go to your institution’s ExamSoft portal: http://www.examsoft.com/schoolname where ‘schoolname’ represents the abbreviated name for your institution. (E.g. California Bar would be calbar.) Log in at the “Exam Takers” field at the top left.
After you have logged in you will then need to click the “Gear” in the top right corner of the page and select “My Account”
You can review the latest version of SofTest from here as shown below.
If you do not have the latest version and you are told there is a newer version of SofTest available you need to update SofTest.
How do I Update SofTest?
To trigger the SofTest automatic update, first open the application on your laptop. The instructions are slightly different for users on different operating systems.
For Windows OS users, press the CTRL button and the letters ‘A’ and ‘U’ simultaneously (CTRL+AU).
For Mac OSX users, once SofTest is open, press the Command key plus the letters ‘A’ and ‘U’ simultaneously (CMND+AU).
You should get a message that requests you to accept the update similar to this:
Wait up to 15 minutes and then reopen SofTest and view the version number at the top of SofTest to verify that it has successfully updated. (Please Note: the version number on the screenshot below is only and example, and does not reflect the most current version number of SofTest.)
IMPORTANT: RETURNING USERS – If you have not taken an exam during the current term, you may need to re-register your software for the current academic school year. To do this, simply follow the same steps for installing the program for the first time. Login to the Examsoft website listed above, download SofTest and install. When prompted, accept the new academic year’s student agreement and follow the remaining prompts to install the latest version of SofTest.
We have a few simple steps to install and register SofTest so you can be prepared to take your upcoming exams:
1. Go to www.examsoft.com/pepperdinelaw
2. Log in under ‘Exam Takers’ using your credentials. Students can access their student ID and 4-digit exam number through WaveNet in the Student Resource section under the heading, Academic History.
Students can also access their student ID and 4-digit exam number through Examsoft’s website. The username is typically the same as your Wavenet ID. You should have received an email containing your password, user ID, and exam number. If you cannot find this, simply reset your password and login.
To view your exam number, select the settings icon in the upper right corner of the Examsoft page, and then choose “My Account”. Your exam number will be visible under the your account settings.
3. Download SofTest and complete the installation process. Be sure to select the “SofTest Registration Instructions” drop-down tab to view your institutional registration code, which is pepperdinelaw.
Launch SofTest and register using your StudentID and password.
For FAQ and information on how to us SofTest, visit Using ExamSoft on Your Laptop
For Student Test Takers Tech Support and Help, please contact the Examsoft Test Takers Support line at 866.429.8889 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.