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Should I remove Pearson IT Certification Practice Test?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,376
United States Rank #11,026
Reach 0.0116%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 40.49 days
307.81 days >
Average installed length: 161.73 days


VersionDistribution 0.44% 3.93% 16.16% 10.04% 6.99% 8.30% 36.68% 6.11% 0.44% 5.68% 1.75% 1.31% 0.44% 0.44% 0.44% 0.87%

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Pearson IT Certification Practice Test


Pearson IT Certification Practice Test is a program developed by Pearson Education. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is pcpt.exe. The software installer includes 88 files and is usually about 35.1 MB (36,802,723 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 85% of users of Pearson IT Certification Practice Test come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pearson IT Certification Practice Test\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Pearson IT Certification Practice Test\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 35.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pearson IT Certification Practice Test

Program executable:pcpt.exe
Name:Pearson IT Certification Practice Test
Path:C:\Program Files\pearson it certification practice test\pcpt.exe
Additional files:
  • DevExpress.PivotGrid.v10.2.Core.dll (by Developer Express) - XtraPivotGrid(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.PivotGrid.Core)
  • DevExpress.RichEdit.v10.2.Core.dll (by Developer Express) - XtraRichEdit(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.RichEdit.Core)
  • DevExpress.XtraRichEdit.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraRichEdit
  • Interop.AcroPDFLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'AcroPDFLib'.
  • DevExpress.XtraReports.v10.2.dll - XtraReports(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.XtraReports)
  • DevExpress.XtraCharts.v10.2.dll - XtraCharts(tm) SUITE SOFTWARE COMPONENT PRODUCT (DevExpress.XtraCharts)
  • DevExpress.XtraCharts.v10.2.UI.dll - DevExpress.XtraCharts.UI
  • DevExpress.XtraBars.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraBars.Design (DevExpress.XtraBars)
  • DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraPivotGrid
  • DevExpress.XtraPrinting.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraPrinting
  • DevExpress.XtraTreeList.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraTreeList
  • DevExpress.Charts.v10.2.Core.dll - DevExpress.Charts.Core
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • DevExpress.XtraLayout.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraLayout
  • DevExpress.XtraNavBar.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraNavBar
  • DevExpress.XtraWizard.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraWizard
  • DevExpress.XtraGrid.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.XtraGrid
  • System.Drawing.Html.dll - System.Drawing.Html
  • DevExpress.Utils.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.Utils
  • DevExpress.Data.v10.2.dll - DevExpress.Data
  • AxInterop.AcroPDFLib.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PCPT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5DC722C6-D1D6-412E-8E11-4E4102689B2A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Pearson IT Certification Practice Test?

You can uninstall Pearson IT Certification Practice Test 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 Pearson IT Certification Practice Test, 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 Pearson IT Certification Practice Test.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.28%
Windows 10 44.54%
Windows Vista 1.31%
Windows XP 0.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.02%
Windows 7 Professional 19.65%
Windows 10 Home 12.23%
Windows 10 Pro 9.17%
Windows 8.1 8.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.08%
  United Kingdom 3.04%
  Australia 1.66%
  Belgium 1.38%
  France 0.83%
  Canada 0.83%
  India 0.55%
  Italy 0.55%
  Chile 0.28%
  Ireland 0.28%
  Switzerland 0.28%
  Germany 0.28%
  Spain 0.28%
  GH 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.46%
Dell 25.83%
Acer 13.25%
ASUS 9.27%
Lenovo 5.96%
Toshiba 5.30%
Alienware 1.99%
Samsung 1.99%
Sony 1.99%
Apple 1.32%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.74%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.10%
Acer Aspire 5733Z 2.46%
ASUSTeK K55A 2.46%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.46%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.46%


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