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  1. Thread: FS9 won't run

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    It's not a mystery as Program Files/Program Files...

    It's not a mystery as Program Files/Program Files (x86) is the default location for just about every Windows program out there, with the (x86) being for 32 bit applications like FS9. Due to the...
  2. Thread: Included Aircraft

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    The complete list of aircraft and hand crafted...

    The complete list of aircraft and hand crafted airports are on the official site:

    https://flightsimulator.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360017706059-Microsoft-Flight-Simulator-FAQ
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    While updates aren't usually the same size as the...

    While updates aren't usually the same size as the initial download, it does depend on how significant the updates are, and how many files for the sim were changed. If there are enough changes and...
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    With Steam you can ignore the MS Store part...

    With Steam you can ignore the MS Store part (wouldn't hurt to get the latest MS Store update for other apps and services on your system though), and go into Steam to get the initial update. After...
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    Windows 10 will keep getting some feature updates...

    Windows 10 will keep getting some feature updates until support is dropped in 2025, so will likely more changes like this.
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    What resolution were you running when connected...

    What resolution were you running when connected to the TV? How close were you sitting to it? And as plainsman says, you will need Windows 10 and a new machine for MSFS.

    Many people do use TVs as...
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    It's now the same Store app as Windows 11 uses,...

    It's now the same Store app as Windows 11 uses, and is meant to be a better app overall.

    https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-11-new-app-store
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    Network issues can be hard to diagnose as there...

    Network issues can be hard to diagnose as there are a number of possible issues.

    What anti-virus and/firewall are you running? Some of these can interfere with internet traffic.

    What router are...
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    Yep, pretty much. Updates cascade through the DNS...

    Yep, pretty much. Updates cascade through the DNS servers, and some can take a while to get them.
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    Like he said, it was a DNS issue. The DNS server...

    Like he said, it was a DNS issue. The DNS server he using, probably from his ISP, likely didn't have the proper addresses for the MSFS servers, and thus couldn't direct the requests properly.
  11. As of 2018 the store is very much under direct...

    As of 2018 the store is very much under direct control of Flightsim.com.

    https://www.flightsim.com/vbfs/content.php?18770-Announcing-Store-FlightSim-Com

    Still don't see why some people are so...
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    After the game is installed, Steam is only used...

    After the game is installed, Steam is only used to verify your licence to run the sim, so I don't think it has anything to do with your problems.
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    Glad to hear it's working, and thanks for sharing...

    Glad to hear it's working, and thanks for sharing the fix.
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    Cloudflare has a free alternative DNS service to...

    Cloudflare has a free alternative DNS service to using your ISP, with a good description about what it does.

    https://1.1.1.1/dns/

    They also have instructions on how to use it, linked below. You...
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    Do you have a family member or friend nearby that...

    Do you have a family member or friend nearby that uses a different ISP than you? I've run into issues over the years where something between the ISP and a company's servers (Apple's App Store in one...
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    There are certainly issues with scenery in...

    There are certainly issues with scenery in different parts of the world that Asobo and Microsoft are slowly fixing, including the issue with bridges. In the mean time you can keep an eye on the file...
  17. Thread: New PC or XBOX

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    It will depend on what matters most, and possibly...

    It will depend on what matters most, and possibly your budget.

    An Xbox is cheaper than a mid to high end PC and would be less of a hassle to get up and running. There are also joysticks, throttles...
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    Have you tried going to the Toshiba and Samsung...

    Have you tried going to the Toshiba and Samsung sites to see if they have the wifi drivers available for those specific netbooks? Will need to download on another machine and copy over.
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    The older USB 2 ports were a bottleneck when...

    The older USB 2 ports were a bottleneck when trying to run games or applications off the drives. USB 3 isn't nearly as much of a bottleneck, though still slower than an internal NVMe drive.

    Using...
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    Photoreal scenery and other add-ons can...

    Photoreal scenery and other add-ons can significantly increase the risk of OOMs. PMDG has a good guide to follow.
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    I think you missed my point. I was responding to...

    I think you missed my point. I was responding to your claim that upgrading from multiple versions would cause chaos, which is demonstrably false. Being under continuous development doesn't require...
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    That's not a very convincing reason as there have...

    That's not a very convincing reason as there have been many applications and operating systems that support updating from multiple prior versions without any sort of chaos. It is a very well...
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    Those with AMD Ryzen CPUs should get the latest...

    Those with AMD Ryzen CPUs should get the latest updates from both AMD and Microsoft to fix performance issues with those CPUs.
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    Microsoft did restrict it to the last couple...

    Microsoft did restrict it to the last couple generations of CPUs, but people have got it installed on older, unsupported, models. However, Microsoft has said they could restrict future security and...
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    Both Cloning and Imaging can help protect against...

    Both Cloning and Imaging can help protect against disk failure. Cloning is also useful when changing a drive, say from a smaller to larger model (I did this recently with an NVMe SSD), by copying the...
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