The Windows client is a Windows service which runs a number of system and user processes.

Once installed and enrolled it provides students with the freedom to explore the internet while empowering teachers to monitor, guide and assist. The Windows client shares a live stream of the student's device with the teacher and allows them to perform the following actions. 

  • Send Message – Teachers can send a direct one way message to the device 
  • Launch Website – Teachers can open a web site on the device automatically 
  • Lock Screens – Teachers can lock the screen of the device
  • Internet Access – Teachers can disable internet access in browsers where Impero browser extensions are installed
  • Website Lists – Teachers can enforce allow and block website lists in browsers where Impero browser extensions are installed
  • Close Tab – Teachers can view open browser tabs lists and close open tabs in browsers where Impero browser extensions are installed

System Requirements

The minimum system requirements for the client are:

  • 2.0 GHz+ Single Core Processor 
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 5GB free disk space
  • Windows 10 or Windows 8

Installation - Single Device

Download Windows Client

Download Chrome Extension 

1.    Extract “Windows Learners” to a location


2.    Copy files contained within the “Windows Learners Client\(x64)” folder in to C:\Impero


3.    Extract all files in “” to “C:\Impero\browserextensionchrome”


4.    Open Chrome

5.    Go to Chrome://extensions

6.    Enable Developer mode


7.    Click “Load Unpacked”

8.    Navigate to “C:\Impero”

9.    Click “Select Folder” and choose “browserextensionchrome”


10.    Copy the extension ID


11.    In com.imperosoftware.learners_messaging_host.json replace the “allowed_origins” "chrome-extension://amehldkpmkmomaiamjmdealdkadfdfla/" with “"chrome-extension://XXXXX /" where X is your extension ID


12.    Save the file

13.    Run Install.bat as Administrator


14.    When Log in window appears enter username & Password