Spec Checker


In order to make sure your computer is compatible with your requested assistive technology, use our Spec Checker tool.

Our easy to use tool can be used by both assessors and students and will highlight any issues that will need addressing in order to make sure you can run the software, according to DSA specifications.

You can also print the diagnosis if you wish to.


Click the icon below to run the Spec Checker:

NOTE: Using Windows 7 or older? You'll probably need to install .NET Framework 4.5 first.

How to use

  1. Click the icon above to download the program.
  2. Run the file.
  3. A black window should appear. Give it a moment to load the results.

Windows 10

Click here to check Windows 10 compatibility for assistive software.