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7% remove it93% keep it
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8.97.310.23 5.26%
8.97.307.9 10.53%
8.97.307.11 5.26%
8.97.306.11 10.53%
8.97.301.3 5.26%
8.97.301.1 47.37% 5.26% 5.26% 5.26%



Administrator is a software program developed by Pearson VUE. The most common release is 8.97.301.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named WindowsXP-KB915865-v11-x86-ENU.exe. The setup package generally installs about 107 files and is usually about 32.63 MB (34,215,542 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 48% of users of Administrator come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Thailand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PearsonVUE.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Promissor\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B8155680-689F-4DC2-92BC-8574EDFEDCF0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 32.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Administrator

Program executable:WindowsXP-KB915865-v11-x86-ENU.exe
Name:Windows XP Family
Hotfix Package
Path:C:\Pearson VUE\VUE Testing System\WindowsXP-KB915865-v11-x86-ENU.exe
Additional files:
  • Administrator.exe - Pearson VUE Test Administration Application (Administrator MFC Application)
  • CandidatePhoto.ocx - CandidatePhoto ActiveX Control Module
  • ItemContentTools.dll - ItemContentTools Dynamic Link Library (ItemContentTools DLL)
  • AwareSupport.dll - Pearson VUE Aware Conversion Support (Aware Conversion Support)
  • ESMPersistence.dll - ESMPersistence Dynamic Link Library (ESMPersistence DLL)
  • TDFXML2TD.dll - Utility Parser Dynamic Link Library (Utility Parser)
  • WinAdmin.exe - Pearson VUE WinAdmin Application (WinAdmin Application)
  • TestReport.dll - TestReport Dynamic Link Library (TestReport DLL)
  • WinBar.exe - Pearson VUE WinBar Application (WinBar Application)
  • EN_AdmDAN.dll - Dynamic link language library (Language library (Danish))
  • EN_AdmDEU.dll - Language library (German)
  • EN_AdmENG.dll - Language library (GB English)
  • EN_AdmENU.dll - Language library (US English)
  • EN_AdmESP.dll - Language library (Spanish)
  • EN_AdmFRA.dll - Language library (French)
  • EN_AdmITA.dll - Language library (Italian)
  • EN_AdmPTG.dll - Language library (Portuguese
  • hookdll.dll - hookdll Dynamic Link Library
  • ESMAuthentication.dll - ESMAuthentication Module
  • ESMConfiguration.dll - ESMConfiguration Module
  • ESMServer.exe - ESMServer Application (ESMServer MFC Application)
  • ESMSoapUtility.dll - ESMSoapUtility Module
  • ESMDataServer.dll - ESMDataServer Module
  • CATAdmin.dll - CATAdminCOM Module
  • TestDefinition.dll - TestDefinition
  • UTSecureLayer.dll - Dundas TCP/IP (Secure Layer)

How do I remove Administrator?

You can uninstall Administrator 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Administrator, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Administrator.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.68%
Windows 10 21.05%
Windows XP 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.84%
Windows 7 Enterprise 26.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.53%
Windows 10 Home 10.53%
Windows 10 Pro 5.26%
Windows 8.1 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.00% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 48.00%
  United States 36.00%
  Thailand 16.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.06%
Dell 23.53%
Acer 17.65%
Toshiba 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 11.11%
HP HP Notebook 11.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L45... 5.56%
HP Compaq dc7900 Ultra-Sl... 5.56%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq 61... 5.56%
Dell OptiPlex 390 5.56%


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