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Self Test Practice Test Engine


Self Test Practice Test Engine is a software program developed by Self Test Software. 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 primary executable is named testprep.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 24.83 MB (26,041,169 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 79% of users of Self Test Practice Test Engine come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.selftestsoftware.com/ContactUs.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SelfTest
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\SelfTest\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\SelfTest\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 24.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Self Test Practice Test Engine

Program executable:testprep.exe
Name:Test Prep
Path:C:\Program Files\SelfTest\testprep.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoProf.exe (by Kaplan IT) - STSAutoProf
  • Cryption.exe (by Kaplan IT) - Cryption
  • DstAx.dll - DstAx Module
  • FM.exe - FM
  • PM.exe - PermissionChange
  • ProfileReset.exe (by KaplanIT) - Resets profile information.
  • STSLive.exe - STSUpdate
  • STSProcMg.exe - UpdateManagement

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{6768D28E-B6AC-49C5-988D-1DD310504E28}' (runs on registration).
  • testprep.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SelfTestNoUAC'.

How do I remove Self Test Practice Test Engine?

You can uninstall Self Test Practice Test Engine 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 Self Test Practice Test Engine, 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 Self Test Practice Test Engine.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 10%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.29%
Windows 10 12.20%
Windows Vista 9.76%
Windows XP 9.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.32%
Windows 8.1 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.03%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Finland 1.61%
  Australia 1.61%
  India 1.61%
  Israel 1.61%
  DK 1.61%
  Ireland 1.61%
  Hungary 1.61%
  LA 1.61%
  United Kingdom 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.21%
Dell 25.64%
Toshiba 7.69%
Alienware 7.69%
Acer 5.13%
Lenovo 5.13%
Samsung 2.56%
Medion 2.56%
Intel 2.56%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P75-A 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 2.78%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X500 2.78%
Samsung RC420/RC520/RC720 2.78%
MEDION MS-7707 2.78%
LENOVO Lenovo H410 10060 2.78%


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