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PMDG_744-8i_AF 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 68 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 32% of users of PMDG_744-8i_AF come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

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\{763B2850-0647-4A38-9712-788EBF76C04B}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PMDG_744-8i_AF

  • bglmanx.dll (by VIRTUALI s.a.s) - bglmanx Dynamic Link Library
  • Kiosk.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Flight Simulator X (Mode kiosque de Flight Simulator)
  • language.dll (by Microsoft) - language dll
  • api.dll - api dll
  • eula.dll - eula dll
  • fsui.dll - fsui dll
  • main.dll - main dll
  • mspacres.dll - Assistant d'activation produit (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)
  • ai_player.dll - ai_player dll
  • atc.dll - atc dll
  • ch47_unins.exe
  • CMeteoXml.dll - Carenado Meteo (Flight Simulator X Module DLL)
  • controls.dll - controls dll
  • couatl.exe (by Gamecentric)
  • csp732_uninstall.exe (by Captain Sim) - 737 Captain (737-200)
  • csP751_uninstall.exe (by Captain Sim) - 757-200 Base Pack
  • csX753_uninstall.exe - 757-300 Expansion Model
  • csX761_uninstall.exe - 767 Captain (E-767AWACS Expansion model)
  • csX762_uninstall.exe - 767 Captain (767-200 Expansion model)
  • csX765_uninstall.exe - 767 Captain (767 Freighter Expansion model)
  • csX766_uninstall.exe - 767 Captain (KC-767 Tanker Expansion Model)
  • csX767_uninstall.exe - 767-300 Base Pack
  • d3dx10_34.dll
  • Dbs.AptGPS.Uninstal.exe
  • demo.dll - demo dll
  • DLLCFGFSX.exe (by Carenado Team) - Carenado Fix Flight Simulator X
  • DVDCheck.exe - Flight Simulator DVDCheck
  • dx10fixerlib.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)
  • FS2000.exe - Microsoft Flight Simulator®
  • FS2002.exe
  • FS9.exe
  • FSACL.exe - FS ACL
  • FSCFSXCFG.exe (by FSCommander) - FSCFSXCFG (Search for Scenery.cfg)
  • FSL_SimConnect_Ldr.dll (by FSLabs) - FSLSimConnectLdr Dynamic Link Library (FSLSimConnectLdr DLL)
  • FSSound.dll (by Daniel Steiner) - FSSound module for FS98, CFS1, FS2000, CFS2, FS2002 and FS2004 (Flight Simulator 98/2000/2002/2004 Module)
  • fs-traffic.dll - fs-traffic dll
  • fsx.exe
  • g2d.dll - g2d dll
  • g3d.dll - g3d dll
  • GameuxInstallHelper.dll
  • GaugeSound.dll
  • gps.dll - gps dll
  • livingwater.dll - livingwater dll
  • MakeRwys.exe (by Peter L. Dowson) - Make Runways Files (MakeRwys for RC and FStarRC)
  • Mega Airport Paris Orly uninstaller.exe
  • mspac.dll - Product Activation Wizard
  • msvcr70.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)
  • multiplayer.dll - multiplayer dll
  • panels.dll - panels dll
  • PMDG_SimConnect_Ldr.dll (by PMDG) - PMDGSimConnectLdr Dynamic Link Library (PMDGSimConnectLdr DLL)
  • Remove_MADUSX.exe
  • sim1.dll - sim1 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:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
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Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 8 12%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.24%
Windows 8 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.29%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 5.88%
Windows 8.1 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.82% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 31.82%
  United States 31.82%
  Canada 9.09%
  AM 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Italy 4.55%
  Netherlands 4.55%
  Russia 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
ASUS 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
Gateway FX6860 20.00%
Dell XPS 8700 10.00%
Dell XPS 8300 10.00%
MSI MS-7678 10.00%
MSI MS-7592 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 10.00%

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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