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REX Essential Plus Overdrive

What is REX Essential Plus Overdrive?  (from REX Game Studios,)

REX Essential PLUS with OverDrive consists of everything that REX Essential PLUS offers, including an ADDITIONAL 12GB of HD quality, user-scalable textures. The processes used in creating these newer textures allowed for much more fidelity and realism and have become widely accepted in the flight simulator community....  Read more


REX Essential Plus Overdrive is a program developed by REX Game Studios,. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 1.66 MB (1,738,926 bytes). rexappupdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 63% of users of REX Essential Plus Overdrive come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realenvironmentxtreme.com
Help link: www.realenvironmentxtreme.com/forums
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Real Environment Xtreme FSX Overdrive\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{10D69816-2FA2-4071-A45E-2EC182FA2A7D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by REX Essential Plus Overdrive

  • rex.exe - Real Environment Xtreme Essential Plus Overdrive (REX Essential Plus Overdrive)
  • rexrepairdb.exe - REX Database Tool
  • Neodynamic.SDK.ImageDraw.dll (by Neodynamic) - Neodynamic ImageDraw SDK for .NET (Neodynamic ImageDraw SDK 2.0 for .NET 2.0 (AnyCPU Redistributable))
  • AuthorizeNet.dll
  • rex.XmlSerializers.dll
  • AuthorizeNet.Helpers.dll (by Microsoft) - AuthorizeNet.Helpers
  • d3dx9_34.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • Microsoft.FlightSimulator.SimConnect.dll - Microsoft® Flight Simulator X (Microsoft.FlightSimulator.SimConnect dll)
  • rexappupdater.exe - REX Auto Update
  • rexwxengine2.exe (by Real Environment Simulations) - REX Weather Engine 2.0
  • updater.exe (by Caphyon LTD) - Advanced Updater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • rex.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\REX Essential Plus Overdrive\rex.exe'.

How do I remove REX Essential Plus Overdrive?

You can uninstall REX Essential Plus Overdrive 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 REX Essential Plus Overdrive, 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 REX Essential Plus Overdrive.

Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win 10 9%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.30%
Windows 10 8.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.83%
Windows 7 Professional 21.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.74%
Windows 10 Home 4.35%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  France 10.00%
  United Kingdom 7.50%
  Australia 2.50%
  Belgium 2.50%
  Brazil 2.50%
  Germany 2.50%
  Italy 2.50%
  Poland 2.50%
  Saudi Arabia 2.50%
  El Salvador 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.67%
ASUS 25.00%
Toshiba 8.33%
Intel 8.33%
Dell 8.33%
Common models
ASUSTeK G750JX 20.00%
Gigabyte P55-UD4P 10.00%
Dell OptiPlex 390 10.00%
MSI MS-7845 10.00%
Micro-Star MS-7529 10.00%

About (from REX Game Studios, LLC.)

REX Game StudiosĀ® has been an award-winning developer, publisher, and technology provider.
Publisher URL: www.rexgamestudios.com


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