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Should I remove POWERPREP II?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,196
United States Rank #5,452
Reach 0.0478%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.10 days
504.33 days >
Average installed length: 264.99 days


2.2.0000 24.29%
2.1.0000 33.38%
2.00.0000 28.32%
1.00.0000 14.01%

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POWERPREP II is a program developed by ETS. The most used version is 2.1.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is POWERPREPIIV2_1.exe. The software installer includes 81 files and is usually about 18.11 MB (18,991,559 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 75% of users of POWERPREP II come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ets.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ETS\POWERPREP II
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2687340C-C114-47DC-9F0E-C1BA85FEB001}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 18.11 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by POWERPREP II

Program executable:POWERPREPIIV2_1.exe
InstallScript Setup Launcher
Additional files:
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U30 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge.DLL (by Sun Microsystems©)
  • jawt.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge.DLL (by Sun Microsystems©)
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • hpi.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • java.exe
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • javaw.exe
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jli.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • elev32.exe (by Johannes Passing) - Elevate Application (Elevate)
  • java-rmi.exe
  • jkernel.dll
  • jp2native.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe'.
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\java.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:43.33 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003221074%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002168%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00030042%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove POWERPREP II?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.20%
Windows 8 25.45%
Windows Vista 3.57%
Windows XP 1.49%
Windows 8.1 0.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.89%
Windows 7 Professional 10.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.01%
Windows 8.1 10.01%
Windows 10 Home 3.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.97%
  India 11.57%
  Canada 1.79%
  Taiwan 0.95%
  NG 0.74%
  Iran 0.74%
  Pakistan 0.63%
  Brazil 0.53%
  France 0.53%
  BD 0.53%
  Germany 0.53%
  United Kingdom 0.53%
  Switzerland 0.42%
  Korea 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.33%
Hewlett-Packard 27.09%
Acer 10.79%
Toshiba 9.78%
Lenovo 7.33%
ASUS 7.13%
Samsung 4.48%
Sony 2.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.34%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.46%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.46%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.77%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.42%


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