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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,749
United States Rank #15,251
Reach 0.0593%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.35 days
570.89 days >
Average installed length: 299.96 days

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Cisco Packet Tracer 5.3

What is Cisco Packet Tracer?  (from Cisco Systems)

Cisco Packet Tracer is a powerful network simulation program that allows students to experiment with network behavior and ask “what if” questions. As an integral part of the Networking Academy comprehensive learning experience, Packet Tracer provides simulation, visualization, authoring, assessment, and collaboration c...  Read more

Overview

Cisco Packet Tracer 5.3 is a program developed by Cisco Systems. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 155.2 KB (158,925 bytes). PTUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 17% of users of Cisco Packet Tracer come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cisco.com/web/learning/netacad/course_catalog/PacketTracer.html
Help link: cisco.netacad.net
Installation folder: C:\Misc\soft\Cisco Packet Tracer 5.3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Misc\soft\Cisco Packet Tracer 5.3\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 155.2 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Cisco Packet Tracer 5.3

  • linguist.exe
  • meta.exe
  • PacketTracer5.exe
  • PTUpdater.exe
  • unzip.exe
  • upnp.exe
  • upnpc.exe
  • zip.exe
  • Ch8Scenario A - Michael Stachler.docx
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Image Helper
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll
  • msvcr71.dll
  • msvcr90.dll
  • NTK_2110_Cisco_-Routing_Fundamentals_Ten.docx
  • qgif4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qjpeg4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • Qt3Support4.dll
  • qtaccessiblewidgets4.dll
  • QtAssistantClient4.dll - QtAssistantClient
  • QtCore4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • Scenario A - Running RIPv1 on Classful Networks.docx
  • start.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 9.0 r45)
  • Task 3- Assign IP Addresses.docx
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PacketTracer5.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Cisco Packet Tracer 5.3\bin\PacketTracer5.exe'.

How do I remove Cisco Packet Tracer?

Quickly and completely remove Cisco Packet Tracer 5.3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Cisco Packet Tracer 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 Cisco Packet Tracer 5.3, 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 Cisco Packet Tracer.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#8,749

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.16%
Windows 8 13.58%
Windows XP 5.48%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.86%
Windows 7 Professional 18.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.50%
Windows 8 Pro 5.24%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.88%
  MA 11.43%
  Brazil 9.35%
  Iran 8.05%
  India 4.68%
  France 3.12%
  Saudi Arabia 2.86%
  United Kingdom 2.34%
  Indonesia 2.08%
  Mexico 2.08%
  China 1.56%
  DZ 1.56%
  Spain 1.56%
  Philippines 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.48%
Dell 24.09%
Acer 16.06%
ASUS 6.57%
Toshiba 6.57%
Lenovo 5.47%
Samsung 4.01%
GIGABYTE 2.55%
Intel 1.46%
American Megatrends 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.22%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 3.61%
HP 630 Notebook PC 3.01%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 3.01%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.41%

About Cisco Systems

Cisco designs, manufactures, & sells networking equipment whose portfolio of products & services is focused on market segments, Enterprise & Service Provider, Small Business & the Home.
Publisher URL: www.cisco.com

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