Cisco Packet Tracer Environment Readiness Checklist

Please use the Readiness Checklist and, if needed, the Troubleshooting section to ensure that your environment is ready for taking a Packet Tracer Exam.

Readiness Checklist

Please check these things to ensure your environment is ready for a Packet Tracer Exam.

  1. Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7 or above must be installed.

  2. Packet Tracer 6.1.1 or higher must be installed. You can download the latest Packet Tracer here.

  3. Browsers must be able to download files of at least 2MB.



If you have verified the checklist items and are still not able to launch Packet Tracer, then begin troubleshooting using the following list.