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ScanTools Plus Link Runtime

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ScanTools Plus Link Runtime is a software program developed by Pearson Assessments. The most common release is 7.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named iNAME Merge.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 15.67 MB (16,430,782 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 95% of users of ScanTools Plus Link Runtime come from the United States, it is also popular in Philippines and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: support.PearsonNCS.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Pearson NCS Shared\ScanTools Plus Link\Runtime
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{265F31FE-5731-424E-8B55-E2E1F17E5F3E}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009AnyText -removeonly
Estimated size: 15.67 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ScanTools Plus Link Runtime

Program executable:iNAME Merge.exe
Name:ScanTools Plus
iNAME Merge.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Pearson NCS Shared\ScanTools Plus Link\Runtime\iNAME Merge.exe
Additional files:
  • iNAME.dll - Archiver ScanTools User Exit
  • OPLOLEDB.dll - ScanTools Plus Link SDK (OPLOLEDB Program Code)
  • ScanTools Plus Link.dll - ScanTools Plus Link
  • iNAME Merge.exe - ScanTools Plus
  • ISTSlk.dll
  • ISTSlk_res.dll
  • PNCSImageHelper13.dll
  • ScanTools Plus.dll
  • st2_res.dll
  • ST2Gen.dll
  • ST2Gen_res.dll
  • STPRecog.dll
  • ScanToolsPlusLink.dll - Assembly imported from type library ScanToolsPlusLink
  • igcore14d.dll (by AccuSoft) - AccuSoft ImageGear (AccuSoft ImageGear CORE DLL)
  • CyUtilsLib.dll (by Pleora Technologies) - CyUtilsLib
  • CyCamLib.dll (by Pleora Technologies) - CyCamLib
  • CyComLib.dll - CyComLib
  • CyImgLib.dll - CyImgLib

How do I remove ScanTools Plus Link Runtime?

Quickly and completely remove ScanTools Plus Link Runtime from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ScanTools Plus Link Runtime 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 ScanTools Plus Link Runtime, 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 ScanTools Plus Link Runtime.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 10 16.00%
Windows XP 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.00%
Windows 7 Professional 28.00%
Windows 10 Home 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%
Windows 8.1 4.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Philippines 2.38%
  Canada 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.83%
Toshiba 21.74%
Dell 13.04%
Intel 8.70%
Lenovo 8.70%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 8.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 8.70%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 8.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 4.35%
HP 15 TS Notebook PC 4.35%
Dell Latitude E5430 non-v... 4.35%


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