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Should I remove NVIDIA PhysX Plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2012 64 bit?

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NVIDIA PhysX Plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2012 64 bit

What is NVIDIA PhysX Plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2012 64 bit?

PhysX plug-in for 3ds Max - is a plug-in that adds certain PhysX SDK functionality, like rigid body simulation, to Autodesk 3ds Max and allows physics calculations to be performed directly in viewports. Currently maintained by NVIDIA. In addition, PhysX plug-in for 3ds Max is default authoring tool for APEX Clothing module. PhysX plug-in for 3ds Max is available for download for free through APEX/PhysX Registered Developer Program.


The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 152.85 KB (156,519 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: physxinfo.com/news/8210/registered-developer-program-easier-way-to-access-physx-sdk-dcc-tools-and-apex
Help link: developer.nvidia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nvidia corporation\physx for maya\maya 2012\scripts
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FC4AD39F-9DCE-4BD0-B7D0-7C81CEB9F04B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 152.85 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA PhysX Plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2012 64 bit

  • agperfmon.dll - Platform Analyzer (Platform Analyzer File)
  • apex_clothing_legacy_x64.dll - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • apex_clothing_x64.dll
  • apexframework_x64.dll
  • cg.dll - NVIDIA Cg Runtime (Cg Core Runtime Library)
  • cgd3d10.dll - Cg D3D10 Runtime Library
  • cgd3d9.dll - Cg D3D9 Runtime Library
  • cggl.dll - Cg GL Runtime Library
  • contentcore.dll
  • contentcore3.dll
  • cudart64_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • dsetup.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) DirectX for Windows(R) (DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece)
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • nxcharacter64.dll - NxCharacter 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • physxcooking64.dll - PhysXCooking 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • physxcore64.dll - PhysXCore 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • physxcudart64_20.dll
  • physxdevice64.dll - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • physxloader64.dll
  • physxupdateloader64.dll
  • pxtask_cuda.dll
  • pxtask_cuda_x64.dll

How do I remove NVIDIA PhysX Plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2012 64 bit?

You can uninstall NVIDIA PhysX Plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2012 64 bit 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 NVIDIA PhysX Plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2012 64 bit, 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 NVIDIA PhysX Plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2012 64 bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.77%
Windows 10 11.40%
Windows Vista 0.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.90%
Windows 7 Professional 18.51%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.35%
Windows 8.1 1.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.84%
  United Kingdom 5.43%
  France 4.62%
  Canada 3.70%
  Taiwan 3.46%
  India 3.46%
  Sweden 3.00%
  Brazil 2.66%
  Germany 2.54%
  Italy 2.42%
  Australia 1.85%
  Netherlands 1.73%
  Spain 1.27%
  Mexico 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.03%
ASUS 19.39%
Dell 18.69%
Acer 15.89%
Samsung 3.74%
Lenovo 2.80%
Intel 2.34%
Toshiba 2.34%
MSI 1.17%
Apple 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.83%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.04%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.61%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.61%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.17%


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