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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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2014.14.03 5.00%
2014.14.01 10.00%
2013.13.01 25.00%
2012.12.02 10.00%
2012.12.01 10.00%
2011.11.03 10.00%
2011.11.01 20.00%
2010.10.03 5.00%
2009.90.03 5.00%

Other programs by CCH Tax and Accounting. A WoltersKluwer Company

ProSystem fx Practice Management


ProSystem fx Practice Management is a software program developed by CCH Tax and Accounting. A WoltersKluwer Company. The most common release is 2013.13.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named vpm.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 88.27 MB (92,562,018 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 97% of users of ProSystem fx Practice Management come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: tax.cchgroup.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\practice management\cpas\vpm
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Practice Management\cpas\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 88.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ProSystem fx Practice Management

Program executable:vpm.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\practice management\cpas\vpm\vpm.exe
Additional files:
  • BillTimer.exe
  • cpasSQLUtil.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • BillTimer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PMTray' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Practice Management\cpas\VPM\PMTray.exe" /STARTUP.

How do I remove ProSystem fx Practice Management?

You can uninstall ProSystem fx Practice Management 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 ProSystem fx Practice Management, 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 ProSystem fx Practice Management.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win 10 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 10 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 80.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Ev... 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.97%
  Canada 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 61.11%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Lenovo 5.56%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 9020 10.53%
Dell Latitude E6520 10.53%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 5.26%
Dell Latitude E6510 5.26%
HP EliteBook 8460p 5.26%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 5.26%


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