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Should I remove BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST?

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VersionDistribution 100.00%


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BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST is a program developed by Pearson Assessments. 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 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 BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST.exe. The setup package is about 79.79 MB (83,663,738 bytes) when donwloaded. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pearsonassessments.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pearson\BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Pearson\BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST\Uninstall_BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST\Uninstall BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST.exe"
Estimated size: 79.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST

Program executable:BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Pearson\BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST\BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{281384CD-7DFF-4151-AC21-CDD185295AFB}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AccXES\AccXES-Tools.exe'.

How do I remove BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST?

Quickly and completely remove BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST 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 BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST, 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 BASC-2 and PRQ ASSIST.

Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Canada 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 33.33%
HP ProBook 6570b 33.33%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 33.33%


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