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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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3.4.2 66.67%
1.3.0 33.33%

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amBX FXGen


amBX FXGen is a program developed by Philips. The most used version is 3.4.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 63 files and is usually about 49.27 MB (51,665,015 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 44% of users of amBX FXGen come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.amBX.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\amBX\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{49C86EC6-E46D-4D90-92E4-20EB8E3DC74B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 49.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by amBX FXGen

  • Philips_amBX_USB_HAL.exe - Philips amBX USB Device Driver
  • DirectControl.exe - DirectControlUI
  • DirectControl.resources.dll
  • Illuminate.exe - amBX Illuminate
  • amBX_Engine.exe - amBX (amBX system component)
  • amBX_General.dll
  • amBX_Interfaces.dll
  • amBX_InterfacesCOM.dll
  • amBX_IPCClient.dll
  • amBX_IPCServer.dll
  • amBX_Platform.dll
  • amBX_Service.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • amBX_Service.exe runs as a service named 'amBX Service' (amBX Service) "Enables amBX applications to link with connected amBX hardware and peripherals.".
  • amBX_Engine.exe runs as a service named 'amBX Engine' (amBX Engine) "Generates amBX effects.".

How do I remove amBX FXGen?

Quickly and completely remove amBX FXGen from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall amBX FXGen 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 amBX FXGen, 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 amBX FXGen.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 17%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Netherlands 22.22%
  Germany 22.22%
  Austria 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 33.33%
Intel 33.33%
Dell 33.33%

About Philips

Philips is organized into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare and Philips Lighting.
Publisher URL: www.philips.com


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