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7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution
10.0.61023.0 100.00%

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X Photo Scenery Display Update

Overview

Microsoft Flight Simulator X Photo Scenery Display Update is a software program developed by Microsoft. 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 setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 750.21 KB (768,219 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 65% of users of Microsoft Flight Simulator X Photo Scenery Display Update come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1AC91509-E17B-46F7-A032-B54DCCA6E8BB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 750.21 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Flight Simulator X Photo Scenery Display Update

  • 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
  • FSACL.exe - FS ACL
  • fs-traffic.dll - fs-traffic dll
  • fsui.dll - fsui dll
  • fsx.exe
  • 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
  • ui.dll - ui dll
  • mspac.dll - Product Activation Wizard (Microsoft Game Studios PA Wizard)
  • mspacres.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • fsx.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{796B180E-8203-4155-B10D-C72EB4A6C1DA}' (runs on registration).
  • DVDCheck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{64EFB321-6E68-4819-8927-112192BBEEB2}' (runs on registration).
  • FS9.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5D1EAC12-975A-43AD-AD33-B2AE92C50494}' (runs on registration).
  • activate.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6104B90-3A63-4865-BE4B-3A12CD6C21D8}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • fsx.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Flight Simulator X\fsx.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft Flight Simulator X Photo Scenery Display Update?

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Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Flight Simulator X Photo Scenery Display Update 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 Photo Scenery Display Update, 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 Photo Scenery Display Update.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 8 9%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
65.00%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows XP 27.27%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows 8 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 27.27%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.00%
  United Kingdom 15.00%
  Canada 5.00%
  Czech Republic 5.00%
  Netherlands 5.00%
  Sweden 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
GIGABYTE 22.22%
Toshiba 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
Compaq 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 9.09%
HPE-510cs 9.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard DSDT 9.09%
Gigabyte P55-USB3 9.09%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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