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PMDG_744-8F_5XF is a software program developed by PMDG Simulations,. 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 69 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 53% of users of PMDG_744-8F_5XF come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.precisionmanuals.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{39E82AED-424D-40B2-B815-5AB148A99AEA}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PMDG_744-8F_5XF

  • bglmanx.dll (by VIRTUALI s.a.s) - bglmanx Dynamic Link Library
  • GaugeSound.dll (by bluesky software development/ STZ Kunststoffcenter www.bluesky-net.de) - STZ KC GaugeSound (Sound module for flightsimulation gauges created with EASYGAUGE (www.easygauge.net) / BRYAN YORK)
  • ai_player.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Flight Simulator X (ai_player dll)
  • fsui.dll (by Microsoft) - fsui dll
  • Kiosk.exe - Flight Simulator Kiosk
  • language.dll - language dll
  • mspacres.dll - Product Activation Wizard (Microsoft Game Studios PA Wizard)
  • ablscpt.dll - ablscpt dll
  • ace.exe - Ace Editor
  • acontain.dll - acontain dll
  • activate.exe - Microsoft Game Studios Activation Wizard (Microsoft Games Studios Activation Wizard)
  • api.dll - api dll
  • atc.dll - atc dll
  • ChainUninstall.exe
  • controls.dll - controls dll
  • csp732_uninstall.exe (by Captain Sim) - 737 Captain (737-200)
  • csP751_uninstall.exe (by Captain Sim) - 757-200 Base Pack
  • csx701_uninstall.exe - 707 Captain (707-300)
  • csX753_uninstall.exe - 757-300 Expansion Model
  • csx772_uninstall.exe - 777 Captain (777-200)
  • 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
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD Ex (FMOD Ex SoundSystem)
  • FnpCommsSoap.dll (by Flexera Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (FLEXnet Publisher Communication SOAP Module)
  • FormationSetup.exe - FormationSetup Application (FormationSetup MFC Application)
  • FS2000.exe - Microsoft Flight Simulator®
  • FS2002.exe
  • FS9.exe
  • FSACL.exe - FS ACL
  • FSDECODER.EXE (by Opus Software Limited) - FSDECODER
  • FSL_SimConnect_Ldr.dll (by FSLabs) - FSLSimConnectLdr Dynamic Link Library (FSLSimConnectLdr DLL)
  • FSOPUS.DLL (by Opus Software Limited) - OPUSFSX (FSOPUS)
  • fs-traffic.dll - fs-traffic dll
  • FSUIPC4_Loader.dll (by Peter L. Dowson) - FSUIPC4_Loader DLL (Loader DLL for FSUIPC4)
  • fsx.exe
  • g2d.dll - g2d dll
  • g3d.dll - g3d dll
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll
  • gps.dll - gps dll
  • isxunsec.dll
  • livingwater.dll - livingwater dll
  • lua5.1.dll
  • main.dll - main dll
  • MakeRwys.exe (by Peter L. Dowson) - Make Runways Files (MakeRwys for RC and FStarRC)
  • mingwm10.dll
  • mspac.dll
  • msvcr70.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • multiplayer.dll - multiplayer dll
  • panels.dll - panels dll
  • PMDG_SimConnect_Ldr.dll (by PMDG) - PMDGSimConnectLdr Dynamic Link Library (PMDGSimConnectLdr DLL)
  • pmdgoptions.dll - PMDGOptions Dynamic Link Library (PMDGOptions 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).
  • 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).
  • DVDCheck.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{64EFB321-6E68-4819-8927-112192BBEEB2}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • fsx.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Flight Simulator X\fsx.exe'.

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  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:
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  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PMDG_744-8F_5XF.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP2) 9%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows 8 18.18%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.27%
Windows 8 Pro 9.09%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.94%
  Canada 11.76%
  France 11.76%
  AM 5.88%
  Germany 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Netherlands 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
Gateway FX6860 28.57%
Dell XPS 8700 14.29%
ASUS All Series 14.29%
MSI MS-7678 14.29%
MSI MS-7592 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1250 14.29%

About (from PMDG Simulations, LLC.)

PMDG has been producing tools and software to support the serious flight simulation enthusiast for many years.
Publisher URL: www.precisionmanuals.com


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