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1% remove it99% keep it
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9.2.0 6.67%
9.0.2 73.33%
8.0.1 6.67%
7.2.0 6.67%
7.1.0 6.67%

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Test Taker


Test Taker is a software program developed by NWEA. The most common release is 9.0.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named TestTkr.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 38.55 MB (40,423,244 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 83% of users of Test Taker come from the United States, it is also popular in Vietnam and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nwea.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TestTkr\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D486C238-F61E-40E6-A957-72AC44990A38}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 38.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Test Taker

Program executable:TestTkr.exe
Name:NWEA TestTaker Application
Path:C:\Program Files\TestTkr\TestTkr.exe
Additional files:
  • NWEAEncrypt.dll (by Northwest Evaluation Association) - NWEAEncrypt Dynamic Link Library (NWEAEncrypt DLL)
  • TestTkr.exe (by Northwest Evaluation Association) - NWEA TestTaker Application
  • nspr4.dll (by Netscape Communications) - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • plc4.dll (by Netscape Communications) - PLC Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • xpcom.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - XULRunner
  • js3250.dll - NETSCAPE (Netscape 32-bit JavaScript Module)
  • gkgfx.dll (by Mozilla, Netscape) - Mozilla
  • mozz.dll (by Mozilla, Netscape)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Test Taker?

You can uninstall Test Taker 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 Test Taker, 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 Test Taker.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 27%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.33%
Windows XP 26.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 26.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Vietnam 4.17%
  Mexico 4.17%
  Canada 4.17%
  United Arab Emirates 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.71%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Lenovo 21.43%
ASUS 7.14%
Samsung 7.14%
Common models
HP Compaq dc7800 Converti... 13.33%
Dell OptiPlex 790 13.33%
Dell Inspiron 1318 6.67%
LENOVO 2746NDU 6.67%
Dell Latitude E5500 6.67%
Dell Latitude D610 6.67%


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