For a couple of months now, my Windows 7 installation on my Compaq presario CQ62 laptop has been acting up while on battery power. I live in a country where the power supply is sporadic so at certain times of the day, there is no power supply and you are left depending on your Laptop’s battery power. While the power supply is on, my Laptop running Windows 7 works perfectly fine but once the power supply cuts off, the Windows 7 operating system grinds to a halt. Once this happens, you can’t even close an already opened application until the power supply comes back on. This particular laptop has an installation of Ubuntu 13.10 running on a separate partition and works perfectly fine while on power supply and battery power. I am in the process of sorting out the windows 7 battery power issue but while that is ongoing, I need to run some Windows applications on Ubuntu and Visual certexam is one of those applications. This article explains the installation process of Visual certexam on Ubuntu and I hope it helps anyone who needs to install Visual certexam on a Linux operating system.

Visual certexam suite is a commercial application, therefore it requires a purchase of an activation key. However, there are numerous cracked versions out there for people to download. The installation process explained here is that of a cracked version.

  • Download the latest cracked version of Visual certexam suite from any torrent or file sharing site.
  • Install Wine (Wine is a compatibility layer for running Windows applications on Linux).
  • You can easily install wine from the Ubuntu software center or the Synaptic package manager.
  • Alternatively, you can install wine from the command line.

$ sudo apt-get install wine

Once you have installed Wine, you are now ready to install visual certexam suite.

  • Open the Visual certexam folder containing the executable file and the crack as shown in the image below
Visual certexam suite folder content
Visual certexam suite folder content
  • Right-click on the setup.exe executable file and select Open With Wine Windows Program Loader.
  • Install the executable file as you would any windows application.
  • Once the installation is finished, copy the contents of the crack folder as show in the image below
Contents of the crack folder
Contents of the crack folder
  • Browse to the C: drive then double-click on the Program Files folder and then the Visual CertExam Suite folder as shown in the images below
Browse to your C: Drive
Browse to your C: Drive
Double-click on the Program Files
Double-click on the Program Files
Double-click on the Visual CertExam Suite Folder
Double-click on the Visual CertExam Suite Folder
Paste the contents of the crack folder into the Visual CertExam Suite folder
Paste the contents of the crack folder into the Visual CertExam Suite folder
  •  Copy the contents of the crack folder and paste it into the Visual CertExam Suite folder.
  • Open the Visual CertExam Application by double-clicking on the desktop icon and proceed to use it as desired.
Double-click on the Visual CertExam Manager Icon to start the Application
Double-click on the Visual CertExam Manager Icon to start the Application
Upload your VCE files and select your Exam Mode
Upload your VCE files and select your Exam Mode
Start your Exam
Start your Exam

You can now enjoy using your Visual certexam application on your Linux system.

Okey Chima

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