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Should I remove Basic PAYE Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,786
Reach 0.0247%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.95 days
470.44 days >
Average installed length: 247.18 days


15.1.15162.94 13.83%
15.0.15048.300 15.27%
14.2.14330.88 3.46%
14.1.14168.197 22.77%
14.0.14063.106 17.29% 25.07% 2.31%

Basic PAYE Tools


Basic PAYE Tools is a program developed by HM Revenue & Customs. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is bpt.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 85.24 MB (89,382,052 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 96% of users of Basic PAYE Tools come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.hmrc.gov.uk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HMRC\payetools
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HMRC\payetools\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 85.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Basic PAYE Tools

Program executable:bpt.exe
Name:Basic PAYE Tools
Path:C:\Program Files\HMRC\payetools\bpt.exe
Additional files:
  • dtu.exe - Basic PAYE Tools
  • uninstall.exe - Basic PAYE Tools Installer
  • rti-diagnostics.exe - Basic PAYE Tools - RTI Diagnostic Tool
  • rti.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • rti.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F0E92999-075E-48D9-A3AD-3F1D7163DF10}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Basic PAYE Tools?

Quickly and completely remove Basic PAYE Tools from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Basic PAYE Tools from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Basic PAYE Tools, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Basic PAYE Tools.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.31%
Windows 8 29.97%
Windows XP 8.65%
Windows Vista 7.78%
Windows Server 2003 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.30%
Windows 8.1 16.28%
Windows 7 Professional 15.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.69%
Windows 10 Home 5.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.46% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 96.46%
  United States 1.47%
  Belgium 0.29%
  UA 0.29%
  CY 0.29%
  Portugal 0.29%
  Switzerland 0.29%
  Romania 0.29%
  Brazil 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.35%
Hewlett-Packard 25.98%
Acer 13.24%
Toshiba 6.37%
Samsung 5.88%
Lenovo 4.90%
ASUS 3.43%
Intel 1.47%
Sony 1.47%
Packard Bell 0.98%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.55%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.03%
HP Pavilion 061 RJ059AA-A... 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 2.27%
Acer Aspire 5315 2.27%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.27%


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