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1% remove it99% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 292.26 days


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Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration

What is Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration?

Microsoft Flight Simulator X, also known as FSX, is the 10th version of Microsoft Flight Simulator after Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004. It includes a graphics engine upgrade, having been marketed by Microsoft as the most important technological milestone in the series to date. Flight Simulator X marks the tenth version of the popular line of flight simulators. It was officially released to the US market on October 17, 2006. According to Microsoft's Web site for the game, a standard edition features everything from navaids to GPS and airways. It also includes 18 planes, 28 detailed cities, and over 24,000 airports with a deluxe version featuring 24 aircraft, and 38 cities. Flight Simulator X was officially unveiled at the 2006 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) as a gaming showcase for Microsoft Windows Vista and is now also compatible with Windows 7.

About  (from Microsoft Game Studios)

“Flight Simulator X: Acceleration” will offer the thrilling new multiplayer racing mode that will allow gamers to compete against friends with four types of racing including real-world and fictional Red Bull Air Race courses, the unlimited Reno National Championship course, as well as cross country, competition sailpla...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/games
Help link: www.fsinsider.com/Pages/default.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /qb /l*vx "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\FlightSimUninstall.log" /uninstall {A9729B90-D37B-4A69-B66A-7436AC1F7274}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 367.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration

Program executable:fsx.exe
Name:Microsoft® Flight Simulator X
Microsoft Flight Simulator®
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\fsx.exe
Additional files:
  • sldlext.dll - DownLevel Software Licensing Client Extension Dll
  • dsetup32.dll - Microsoft (R) DirectX voor Windows (R) (DirectX Setup - 32-bit onderdeel)
  • mspacres.dll - Asistente para activación de productos (Microsoft Game Studios PA Wizard)
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft(R) DirectX voor Windows(R) (Microsoft DirectX Setup)
  • d3d9.dll - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • d3dx10_33.dll - Microsoft Direct3D
  • d3dx9_25.dll
  • d3dx9_26.dll
  • d3dx9_27.dll
  • d3dx9_30.dll
  • d3dx9_33.dll
  • d3dx9_40.dll - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • DSETUP.dll - Direct driver preloader
  • 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
  • bglcomp.exe - Flight Simulator BGL Compiler (BGLComp.exe - Flight Simulator BGL Compiler)
  • controls.dll - controls dll
  • demo.dll - demo dll
  • DVDCheck.exe - Flight Simulator DVDCheck
  • ebueula.dll - Microsoft Corporation EulaDll (EulaDll)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Microsoft.FlightSimulator.SimConnect.dll - Microsoft.FlightSimulator.SimConnect dll
  • msvcr70.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.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
  • util.dll - util dll
  • visualfx.dll - visualfx dll
  • dotnetfx.exe - Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (IExpress Setup)
  • mspac.dll - Product Activation Wizard
  • B58.dll - Service Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • fsx.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B49D6CC0-11A7-4D64-A94F-35D2BC00D02C}' (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:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\fsx.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration?

You can uninstall Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration 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 Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration, 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 Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Acceleration.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.54%
Windows 10 28.71%
Windows Vista 3.72%
Windows XP 2.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.70%
Windows 7 Professional 12.31%
Windows 8.1 6.87%
Windows 10 Home 6.06%
Windows 10 Pro 4.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.64%
  Germany 8.02%
  United Kingdom 7.56%
  France 6.07%
  Canada 4.06%
  Italy 2.82%
  Netherlands 2.79%
  Australia 2.71%
  Brazil 1.63%
  Belgium 1.49%
  Switzerland 1.22%
  Spain 1.11%
  Sweden 1.00%
  Norway 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.01%
Dell 20.67%
Acer 13.44%
ASUS 12.55%
Toshiba 3.82%
Medion 3.27%
Intel 1.91%
Samsung 1.71%
Lenovo 1.64%
Alienware 1.57%
MSI 0.95%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.08%
Dell XPS 8300 3.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.24%
MSI MS-7693 2.68%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.26%

About Microsoft Game Studios

Microsoft Studios is the video game production of Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox and Games for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com/games


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