ProctorCache Silent Install (How-To Guide)


ProctorCache pulls and stores test content from Pearson to a local proctor caching computer. ProctorCache can speed up the delivery of test content if the organization has limited bandwidth. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of ProctorCache from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install ProctorCache Silently

ProctorCache Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://download.testnav.com/
  2. Select the Download ProctorCache link
  3. Download the EXE to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  4. Install ProctorCache manually
    • Select the Destination Directory
    • Select Server Name or IP Address
    • Select Shortcut Preferences
  5. Copy the C:\ProctorCache\.install4j\response.varfile to C:\Downloads
  6. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  7. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  8. Uninstall ProctorCache by running the following command:
    • "C:\ProctorCache\uninstall.exe" -q
  9. Press Enter
  10. Enter the following command to Install ProtorCache:
    • proctorcache-installer-2020.1.exe -varfile response.varfile -q
  11. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find ProctorCache entries in the Start Menu and Installation Directory.

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Note: There is NO entry in Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:ProctorCache
Vendor:Pearson
Version:2020.1
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:proctorcache-installer-2020.1.exe -varfile response.varfile -q
Silent Uninstall Switch:"C:\ProctorCache\uninstall.exe" -q
Download Link:https://download.testnav.com/

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website.


How to Uninstall ProctorCache Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

ProctorCache Silent Uninstall (EXE)

"C:\ProctorCache\uninstall.exe" -q

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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