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Should I remove X-Tension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,885
United States Rank #24,279
Reach 0.0048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.93 days
93.75 days >
Average installed length: 49.26 days



X-Tension is a software program developed by Egosoft. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 414.79 MB (434,942,131 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 58% of users of X-Tension come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.egosoft.com/games/x_tension/info_en.php
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\STEAM\steamapps\common\X-Tension
Uninstaller: "C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\STEAM\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/2850
Estimated size: 414.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by X-Tension

  • ijl10.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library
  • IMGDLL.DLL (by Smaller Animals Software) - ImgDLL
  • runme.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • runme.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1738D29F-AD06-41C0-8F3D-48CC503CF638}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • runme.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Dark Messiah Might and Magic Multi-Player\runme.exe'.

How do I remove X-Tension?

You can uninstall X-Tension 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 X-Tension, 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 X-Tension.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.47%
Windows 10 30.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows 7 Professional 13.68%
Windows 8.1 8.42%
Windows 8 4.21%
Windows 10 Pro 4.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.33%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Canada 7.50%
  Germany 5.83%
  France 4.17%
  Australia 1.67%
  Netherlands 1.67%
  Latvia 0.83%
  Norway 0.83%
  Switzerland 0.83%
  Finland 0.83%
  Sweden 0.83%
  Mexico 0.83%
  Austria 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.55%
ASUS 27.27%
Hewlett-Packard 20.45%
Intel 4.55%
Alienware 4.55%
Dell 2.27%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.28%
Acer Predator G3620 3.51%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.51%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 3.51%
MSI MS-7758 3.51%


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