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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
I've got my Sun exam voucher, but the prometric sites's test center locator feature seems buggy -- it seems to always error with some database-related error-message. So, I don't know yet just where (in NYC) I can take the exam.
And the register on-link link points to a directory-listing that lets you see the site's "WebTrends" stats.
I want to take the exam at the end of this month.
Currently, I'm on hold, having first called the center's 800 number, which was busy. So, I'm on hold -- now for about 15 minutes, calling Colorado(?) from NYC, NOT toll-free.
I didn't think it would be so difficult and time-consuming to just register for the exam.
Anyone out there know anything about this process that I ought to know?
Praveen Kesani

Joined: Jul 05, 2000
Posts: 24
The process is straight forward and takes less than a minute if you know the voucher number and test center. I got hold of them in 5mins. Try after 2-3 hrs.... Looks like thier web site is also slow today...
Usha Kasi

Joined: Nov 18, 2000
Posts: 17
Hi Larry,
Yest when I called up Prometric I was told that their systems were down, and I was asked to call up later. When I tried today again it was engaged for a long time and finally when I got the no. ringing I had to wait for approx 30 mins bef I could get someone on the line.
I think this is because of some prob that they were experiencing yest. I have called them up before and always got prompt response. Their no. is 1 800 795 EXAM , prob u would have tried this. So do try again and best of luck.
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
call up again and they are busy, it took me about 30 minutes to get through, be patient and you can get your schedule settled.
Harry Chawla
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Joined: Jun 03, 2000
Posts: 97
keep trying the toll free #s regularly, say every2-5 mins. It worked for me. Sylvan servers were down on Aug 28 and I was turned back from the exam center. was down till yesterday..dunno about today.
for NYC u can call to 212-809-5509 also
All The Best
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