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Should I remove Windows App Certification Kit x64?

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6% remove it94% keep it
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8.100.26795 11.11%
8.100.26074 11.11%
8.59.29750 33.33%
8.59.25584 33.33%

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Windows App Certification Kit x64

What is Windows App Certification Kit x64?  (from Microsoft)

The Windows App Certification Kit (ACK) is used to validate compliance with certification requirements, and replaces the Windows Software Logo Kit (WSLK) used for validation in the Windows 7 Software Logo program. Desktop, desktop device, and Windows Store apps can be certified; however, plug-in, ActiveX, and other web...  Read more


Windows App Certification Kit x64 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 8.59.29750, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 87 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of Windows App Certification Kit x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Vietnam and Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/hh848075(v=vs.85).aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows kits\8.0\app certification kit
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{02213A81-CB13-7262-5ABE-1FFA2C75559F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows App Certification Kit x64

  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.direct3d.tests.dll - Tailored Application D3D Feature Level Support Certification Tests
  • aeinv.dll - Application Experience Program Inventory Component
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.metadatavalidation.tests.dll - Microsoft Windows Runtime Metadata Validation Tool
  • perf_exporter.dll - Performance Analyzer AddIn: Summary Table Exporter
  • rmlogotest.exe - Microsoft Windows Restart Manager Logo Test Tool
  • microsoft.ae.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System
  • microsoft.ae.windows.dll
  • msvcp110.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 11 Beta (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr110.dll
  • wasaparser.dll - Windows Attack Surface Analyzer (Library for parsing WIndows Attack Surface Analyzer output and generating issues)
  • msdia100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® Debug Information Accessor)
  • symsrv.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Symbol Server)
  • appcert.exe - Windows App Certification Kit (Command Line Interface)
  • appcertlite.exe
  • appcertui.exe
  • fusagent.exe - Fast User Switching (FUS) Helper
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.appxlauncher.exe - Appx Launcher
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.appxmanager.interop.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.appxmanifestresourcesvalidation.tests.dll - MRT Test Content Library
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.binaryinfo.interop.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.certcom.interop.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.fastuserswitching.utility.interop.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.filetracing.interop.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.taskengine.exe - Task Engine
  • sessionlistenserver.exe - RDV Sessions Listen Server
  • verifywin8p.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft .NET Framework Windows 8 Profile Validator)
  • corelibrary.dll - Attack Surface Analyzer (Core Library)
  • managedcollector.dll - Managed Collector
  • windowstasks.dll - Windows Collection Tasks
  • dia2lib.dll - Microsoft SDL BinScope
  • microsoft.deployment.compression.cab.dll - Windows Installer XML
  • microsoft.deployment.compression.dll
  • microsoft.deployment.compression.zip.dll
  • microsoft.deployment.windowsinstaller.dll
  • microsoft.deployment.windowsinstaller.package.dll
  • appcontainercheck.dll - AppContainerCheck
  • zendatacontracts.dll - ZenDataContracts
  • commonsplitters.dll - CommonSplitters
  • commonchecks.dll - CommonChecks
  • binscopelib.dll - BinScopeLib
  • debuginfo.dll - DebugInfo
  • appcert.resources.dll - Système d'exploitation Microsoft (R) Windows (R)
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.executiondriver.resources.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.ngen.resources.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.performance.resources.dll
  • appcertlite.resources.dll - Sistema operativo Microsoft (R) Windows (R)
  • appcertui.resources.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.binscope.resources.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.shared.resources.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.tasks.resources.dll
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.tests.resources.dll
  • sessionlistenserver.resources.dll

How do I remove Windows App Certification Kit x64?

Quickly and completely remove Windows App Certification Kit x64 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows App Certification Kit x64 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 Windows App Certification Kit x64, 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 Windows App Certification Kit x64.

Win 8 63%
Win 7 13%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 62.50%
Windows 7 37.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.46%
  Vietnam 7.69%
  Malaysia 7.69%
  Pakistan 7.69%
  Australia 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Germany 7.69%
  Netherlands 7.69%
  DJ 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.57%
ASUS 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
HP ProBook 6560b 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 3520 14.29%
ASUSTeK N751JK 14.29%
ASUSTeK K42F 14.29%
Acer Aspire 5740 14.29%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y560... 14.29%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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