Console system updates: Archive

This page contains a listing of the archive of past updates and release notes for the Console 8 delivery system.

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Console 8.6.1 Scheduled Release Dates

September 5, 2017 (Optional Update)

  • All Languages

View Console 8.6.1 release information

Console 8.6.0 Scheduled Release Dates

July 27, 2017 (Optional Update)

  • All Languages

View Console 8.6.0 release information

"Driver 3" Update in Console

June 8, 2017 (Optional Update)

  • ARA
  • CHS
  • CHT
  • DEU
  • ESM
  • FRA
  • KOR
  • ITA
  • JPN
  • NLD
  • POL
  • PTB
  • RUS
  • TRK

June 27, 2017 (Optional Update)

  • ENU

View "Driver 3" release information

"Driver 2" Update in Console

March 9, 2017 (Optional) - Released

  • All Languages (except JPN)

View "Driver 2" release information

Console 8.5.6 Scheduled Release Dates

November 3, 2016 (Optional) - Released

  • English

View Console 8.5.6 release information

Console 8.5.5 Scheduled Release Dates

September 28, 2016 (Optional) - Released

  • English

View Console 8.5.5 release information

Console 8.5.4 Scheduled Release Dates

July 27, 2016 (Optional) - Released

  • English

View Console 8.5.4 release information

Console 8.5.3 Scheduled Release Dates

March 30, 2016 (Optional) - Released

  • ARA
  • CHS
  • CHT
  • DEU
  • ELL
  • ENU
  • ESM
  • FRA
  • IND
  • KOR
  • ITA
  • MAY
  • NLD
  • NOR
  • POL
  • PTB
  • ROM
  • RUS
  • THA
  • TRK
  • VIE

View Console 8.5.3 release information

Detailed release information

Console 8.6.1 Release Information

The Console 8.6.1 release is a minor update that ensures that Center’s using Mass Deployment and LAN Mode features have a smooth experience rolling out Console. This release also includes minor bug fixes and improvements. This update will be release as an "Optional" update in all languages starting with English on September 5th, 2017. It’s recommended that ALL CATCs take this update at their earliest convenience.

Here are the available options to install the update:

  1. You can download the new Console 8.6.1 installer from www.certiport.com > Org Admin/Member Role > Training & Tools > Download Console 8.
  2. The update will be made available in Console 8.5x. To install the update go to the Console home screen, click on the Updates tile, expand System Update and select all system updates available. Follow the standard installation process to install the update.
  3. The update will be made available in Console 8.6.1, and will automatically download & install to your system(s).
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Console 8.6.0 Release Information

The Console 8.6 release includes major improvements to the updating process making it easier to manage updates within your CATC environment. Additionally, this release includes stability, security, and other enhancements to improve the test taking experience.

This update will be release as an "Optional" update in all languages starting with English on July 27th, 2017. It’s recommended that ALL CATC’s take this update at their earliest convenience.

There are two ways to access the update:

  1. From the Console home screen, click on the Updates tiles, expand System Update and select all system updates available. Follow the standard installation process to install the update.
  2. Alternatively, on July 27th you can download the new Console 8.6 installer from www.certiport.com > Org Admin/Member Role > Training & Tools > Download Console 8.
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"Driver 3" Update in Console

This “Driver 3” update is a maintenance release that has been configured as an Optional update. It is recommended that all CATC’s delivering ACP, ACU or MOS 2016 exams take the update at their earliest convenience. It should be noted that although this is an optional update, if an exam is downloaded this update will automatically be downloaded and installed along with the exam.

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"Driver 2" Update in Console

Recently, we identified an issue in Console 8 that may cause an exam crash and display a "CefSharp.BrowserSubprocess" message. This issue does not affect MOS or Autodesk exams. However, this issue may occur in simulation-rich ACA & IC3 exams and may be triggered when the Test Candidate uses the review option with many items during the exam. If you have experienced this issue, a Driver 1 update will resolve this problem.

To access and install the update:

  1. From the Systems Update web site, click on the Updates tile, expand Program Update > Content > Driver and select Driver 1.
  2. Follow the standard installation process to install the update.
  3. Alternatively, if you download any new exams that use Driver 1, you will automatically get the updated Driver.

If you are a new Certiport Authorized Testing Center (CATC) installing the Console 8 software for the first time, the Driver 1 update is already incorporated.

If you are experiencing this issue, but are not yet able to install the Driver 1 update, the proctor can restart the exam and the test candidate can continue from where the error occurred.

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Console 8.5.6 Scheduled Release Dates

This is an Optional update that includes support for the Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management US BETA. CATCs that are not participating in the BETA do not need to download the update.

This update will be made available in all languages. To stay-up-to-date on release dates scheduled for each language, please visit the CAP Calendar available through the CAP Administrator role.

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Console 8.5.5 Scheduled Release Dates

This is an Optional update made available in all Console 8 that will address some minor stability issues including updates for Driver 2, and Driver 3. It is highly recommended to take at your earliest convenience.

This update will be made available in all languages. To stay-up-to-date on release dates scheduled for each language, please visit the CAP Calendar available through the CAP Administrator role.

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Console 8.5.4 Scheduled Release Dates

This is an Optional update made available in English Console which includes offline support. For more information about offline, please contact your Territory/Sales Representative. Additionally, this release includes minor maintenance and defect fixes and is highly recommended to take at your earliest convenience.

For a localized release schedule please visit the CAP Calendar available through the CAP Administrator role.

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Console 8.5.3 Scheduled Release Dates

Console 8.5.3 Release Information: This is an Optional update that will be made available in all Console supported languages. This release includes minor maintenance and defect fixes. Although it is an optional update, it is highly recommended to take at your earliest convenience.

For a localized release schedule please visit the CAP Calendar available through the CAP Administrator role.

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View the current updates.