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3% remove it97% keep it
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Average installed length: 266.96 days


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PerformanceTest v7.0

What is PerformanceTest?  (from PassMark Software)

Thirty-two standard benchmark tests are available in five test suites plus there are seven advanced testing windows for custom benchmarking. PassMark PerformanceTest ™ allows you to objectively benchmark a PC using a variety of different speed tests and compare the results to other computers. CPU tests Mathematical op...  Read more


PerformanceTest v7.0 is a program developed by PassMark Software. 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 pt.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 30.1 MB (31,562,333 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 54% of users of PerformanceTest come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.passmark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PerformanceTest\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PerformanceTest\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 30.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PerformanceTest v7.0

Program executable:pt.exe
PerformanceTest Benchmark Software
Path:C:\Program Files\performancetest\pt.exe
Additional files:
  • PT-CPUTest32.exe - PerformanceTest CPUTest (pt1 application)
  • PT-CPUTest64.exe
  • ptadmin32.exe - ptadmin Application
  • PerformanceTest32.exe - PerformanceTest (PerformanceTest Benchmark Software)
  • PerformanceTest64.exe
  • pt1.exe - pt1 Application
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • Mandel.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • pt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PerformanceTest\pt.exe'.

How do I remove PerformanceTest?

You can uninstall PerformanceTest 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 PerformanceTest v7.0, 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 PerformanceTest.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.06%
Windows XP 20.98%
Windows Vista 9.77%
Windows 10 9.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.98%
Windows 7 Professional 12.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.47%
Windows 10 Pro 2.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  United Kingdom 6.79%
  Netherlands 3.85%
  Germany 3.62%
  Canada 2.71%
  Iran 2.26%
  Italy 2.26%
  Australia 2.04%
  France 1.81%
  Poland 1.81%
  Brazil 1.36%
  Argentina 1.13%
  Switzerland 1.13%
  DK 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.60%
Hewlett-Packard 18.09%
Acer 16.49%
ASUS 7.98%
American Megatrends 4.26%
Intel 3.72%
Toshiba 3.19%
Sahara 1.60%
Lenovo 1.06%
Common models
Dell Dell XPS420 3.33%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 2.50%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.50%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 2.50%
MSI MS-7850 2.50%

About (from PassMark Software)

We specialize in the development of high quality performance benchmarking solutions as well as providing expert independent IT consultancy services to clients ranging from government organizations to major IT heavyweights.
Publisher URL: www.passmark.com


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