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3.0.2012.0522 100.00%

Real Environment Xtreme Essential

What is Real Environment Xtreme Essential?  (from REX Game Studios,)

This process injects real-time live weather, archived weather and even custom weather into FSX/P3D. This process is extremely fast, eliminates flashing and does not affect frame rates. We have also included the Synoptic and Micro weather station features adding more depth to this new weather mode. Weather Engine Plus i...  Read more


Real Environment Xtreme Essential is a software program developed by REX Game Studios,. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 primary executable is named rex.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 5.23 MB (5,487,061 bytes). The installed file REX20_Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 36% of users of Real Environment Xtreme Essential come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realenvironmentxtreme.com
Help link: www.realenvironmentxtreme.com/forums
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Real Environment Xtreme Essential\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DBDF2E37-701F-416F-92F6-1A239C666AA3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.23 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Real Environment Xtreme Essential

Program executable:rex.exe
Name:Real Environment Xtreme Essential
REX Essential
Path:C:\Program Files\Real Environment Xtreme Essential\rex.exe
Additional files:
  • rexrepairdb.exe - REX Database Tool
  • rexwxengine2.exe (by Real Environment Simulations) - REX Weather Engine 2.0
  • rex.XmlSerializers.dll
  • AuthorizeNet.dll
  • AuthorizeNet.Helpers.dll (by Microsoft) - AuthorizeNet.Helpers
  • d3dx9_34.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • FnpCommsSoap.dll (by Flexera Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (FLEXnet Publisher Communication SOAP Module)
  • Microsoft.FlightSimulator.SimConnect.dll - Microsoft® Flight Simulator X (Microsoft.FlightSimulator.SimConnect dll)
  • Neodynamic.SDK.ImageDraw.dll (by Neodynamic) - Neodynamic ImageDraw SDK for .NET (Neodynamic ImageDraw SDK 2.0 for .NET 2.0 (AnyCPU Redistributable))
  • REX20_Update.exe
  • updater.exe (by Caphyon LTD) - Advanced Updater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • rex.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A7E12E0C-016F-413D-A47A-A2925CB28D5E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • rex.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\REX Essential Plus Overdrive\rex.exe'.

How do I remove Real Environment Xtreme Essential?

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Or, you can uninstall Real Environment Xtreme Essential 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 Real Environment Xtreme Essential, 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 Real Environment Xtreme Essential.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.14%
Windows 8 7.04%
Windows XP 2.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.76%
Windows 7 Professional 11.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.82%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.47%
  France 10.59%
  Germany 8.24%
  Brazil 7.06%
  Italy 5.88%
  Canada 4.71%
  Australia 3.53%
  Netherlands 3.53%
  United Arab Emirates 1.18%
  AO 1.18%
  Argentina 1.18%
  Colombia 1.18%
  DZ 1.18%
  United Kingdom 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.45%
ASUS 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 15.91%
Dell 6.82%
Lenovo 4.55%
Alienware 4.55%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Toshiba 2.27%
Sony 2.27%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.26%
ASUSTeK G73Sw 5.26%
ASUSTeK G53SX 2.63%
ASUSTeK CG8350 2.63%
Alienware Area 51 2.63%

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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