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Should I remove Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,170
United States Rank #6,473
Reach 0.0503%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.38 days
365.16 days >
Average installed length: 191.86 days

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition


Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition is a software program developed by Microsoft Game Studios. The primary executable is named Uninstal.exe. The setup package generally installs about 262 files and is usually about 16.1 MB (16,882,495 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fsxinsider.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\FSX
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/314160
Estimated size: 16.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition

Program executable:Uninstal.exe
Additional files:
  • sldlext.dll - DownLevel Software Licensing Client Extension Dll
  • activate.exe - Microsoft Game Studios Activation Wizard (Microsoft Games Studios Activation Wizard)
  • ablscpt.dll - Microsoft® Flight Simulator X (ablscpt dll)
  • acontain.dll - acontain dll
  • ai_player.dll - ai_player dll
  • api.dll - api dll
  • atc.dll - atc dll
  • controls.dll - controls dll
  • 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
  • FS2000.exe - FS2000 dll
  • FS2002.exe - FS2002 dll
  • FS9.exe - FS9 dll
  • fs-traffic.dll - fs-traffic dll
  • fsui.dll - fsui dll
  • fsx.exe - Microsoft Flight Simulator®
  • 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
  • multiplayer.dll - multiplayer dll
  • panels.dll - panels dll
  • sim1.dll - sim1 dll
  • SimConnect.dll - Flight Simulator SimConnect Client
  • simprop.dll - simprop dll
  • simpropace.dll - simpropace dll
  • simpropext.dll - simpropext dll
  • simscheduler.dll - simscheduler dll
  • sound.dll - sound dll
  • symmap.dll - symmap dll
  • mspac.dll - Product Activation Wizard (Microsoft Game Studios PA Wizard)
  • mspacres.dll

How do I remove Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition 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 Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition, 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 Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition.

Win 10 73%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 73.44%
Windows 7 26.26%
Windows Vista 0.21%
Windows XP 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 31.28%
Windows 10 Pro 16.05%
Windows 8.1 13.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.61%
Windows 7 Professional 6.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.86%
  United Kingdom 11.62%
  Germany 4.60%
  Canada 3.04%
  Netherlands 2.96%
  France 2.65%
  Australia 2.42%
  Italy 2.03%
  Norway 1.33%
  Brazil 1.09%
  DK 0.94%
  Sweden 0.94%
  Turkey 0.86%
  Spain 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.20%
ASUS 18.54%
Dell 13.50%
Acer 12.36%
Lenovo 8.70%
Alienware 6.41%
Toshiba 4.35%
MSI 2.75%
Medion 2.29%
Apple 0.92%
Intel 0.69%
Common models
ASUS All Series 17.93%
MSI MS-7821 3.34%
MSI MS-7693 3.04%
MSI MS-7917 2.13%
LENOVO 20378 1.82%
MSI MS-7816 1.82%

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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