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ASCOM Nightscape Driver


ASCOM Nightscape Driver is a software program developed by Diffraction Limited. The most common release is 1.03.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named AstroFX.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 18.23 MB (19,113,015 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 88% of users of ASCOM Nightscape Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyanogen.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Celestron\AstroFX\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{80FD1EBB-7624-4D59-B7C9-39D46C486757}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.23 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ASCOM Nightscape Driver

Program executable:AstroFX.exe
Name:Celestron AstroFX
Path:C:\Program Files\Celestron\AstroFX\AstroFX.exe
Additional files:
  • FITS.dll - FITS Dynamic Link Library (FITS DLL)
  • CCDPlugCelestron.dll - MaxIm DL plug-in driver (Camera Driver Plug-in)
  • DLUtilities.dll - MaxIm DL (Utility Functions DLL)
  • NightscapeASCOM.dll - Celestron Nightscape (ASCOM Camera Driver for Celestron Nightscape)

How do I remove ASCOM Nightscape Driver?

You can uninstall ASCOM Nightscape Driver 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ASCOM Nightscape Driver, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ASCOM Nightscape Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 10 25%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Canada 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N4050 33.33%
ASUSTeK K53TA 33.33%
Acer Aspire 5733Z 33.33%


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