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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution
1.0.0000.1 100.00%

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold

Overview

Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold is a program developed by Microsoft Game Studios. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is fsx.exe. The software installer includes 53 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\ChainUninstall.exe /runchainnow

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold

Program executable:fsx.exe
Name:Microsoft® Flight Simulator X
Microsoft Flight Simulator®
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft games\microsoft flight simulator x\fsx.exe
MD5:dd3eefd21b1b791abf9a268db64bfae3
Additional files:
  • sldlext.dll - DownLevel Software Licensing Client Extension Dll
  • activate.exe - Microsoft Game Studios Activation Wizard (Microsoft Games Studios Activation Wizard)
  • ablscpt.dll - Microsoft® Flight Simulator X (ablscpt dll)
  • Ace.exe - Ace Editor
  • acontain.dll - acontain dll
  • ai_player.dll - ai_player dll
  • api.dll - api dll
  • atc.dll - atc dll
  • controls.dll - controls dll
  • demo.dll - demo dll
  • DVDCheck.exe - Flight Simulator DVDCheck
  • eula.dll - eula dll
  • facilities.dll - facilities dll
  • fe.dll - fe dll
  • flight.dll - flight dll
  • FS2000.exe - Microsoft Flight Simulator®
  • FS2002.exe
  • FS9.exe
  • fs-traffic.dll - fs-traffic dll
  • fsui.dll - fsui dll
  • g2d.dll - g2d dll
  • g3d.dll - g3d dll
  • gps.dll - gps dll
  • Kiosk.exe - Flight Simulator Kiosk
  • language.dll - language dll
  • livingwater.dll - livingwater dll
  • main.dll - main dll
  • multiplayer.dll - multiplayer dll
  • panels.dll - panels dll
  • sim1.dll - sim1 dll
  • simprop.dll - simprop dll
  • simpropace.dll - simpropace dll
  • simpropext.dll - simpropext dll
  • simscheduler.dll - simscheduler dll
  • sound.dll - sound dll
  • symmap.dll - symmap dll
  • terrain.dll - terrain dll
  • mspac.dll - Product Activation Wizard (Microsoft Game Studios PA Wizard)
  • mspacres.dll
  • csX767_uninstall.exe (by Captain Sim) - 767 Captain (767-300 Base Pack)
  • bglmanx.dll (by VIRTUALI s.a.s) - bglmanx Dynamic Link Library
  • FnpCommsSoap.dll (by Flexera Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (FLEXnet Publisher Communication SOAP Module)
  • csP721_uninstall.exe (by Captain Sim) - 727-100 Base Pack
  • csW001_uninstall.exe - Weapon for FSX
  • csS001_uninstall.exe - Space Shuttle
  • csB521_uninstall.exe - B-52 Driver
  • csX187_uninstall.exe - XLoad
  • ChainUninstall.exe
  • Check.dll
  • crjng_uninstal.exe
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll
  • MD80.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • fsx.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4F62BBE-AF25-4F02-A604-2D7688C7F241}' (runs on registration).
  • FS9.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CCDBEF22-5870-48D3-B6D1-6D925D83B07F}' (runs on registration).
  • activate.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E27E0D7B-F2CB-4608-9FCA-BF6C17B43254}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • fsx.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\fsx.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold?

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Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold 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 Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold, 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 Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Gold.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 53%
Win 7 (SP1) 47%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
US RANK
#38,654

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 53.33%
Windows 7 46.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 8 Pro 13.33%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 13.33%
Windows 8.1 13.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  DK 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
ASUS 27.27%
GIGABYTE 27.27%
Acer 9.09%
Common models
ASUSTeK ET2411_W8 30.00%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 20.00%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 10.00%
HP-Pavilion BK170AA-ABA H... 10.00%
HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook ... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 10.00%

About Microsoft Game Studios

Microsoft Studios is the video game production of Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox and Games for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com/games

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