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FS9/FSX On Windows 7  
User currently offlinePhxmkeflyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 293 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 7 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 19845 times:

I was just curious as to what your experiences have been with FS9 and FSX on the new Windows 7 has been like? glitches, crashes, etc. etc. or smooooth flying?

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User currently offlineFLY2HMO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (6 years 7 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 19846 times:

FS9 works great in my computer, very stable too, not even running it in compatibility mode.

User currently offlineHA_DC9 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 665 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (6 years 7 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 19779 times:

FSX works great on my Dell XPS M1530 upgraded to Windows 7 so far. No compatibility mode needed. The only issue I had was in adding add-on scenery...FSX seems to be having a little trouble adding it in the scenery database. When you click add area, it doesn't add. Do a Google search and you will find others with the same issue. There is a workaround by clicking in the white area of the window and FSX will load the scenery or something like that. I don't have too much add-on scenery as of late, but can confirm with the ones I do have that the workaround does work. As always too, make sure you have the latest drivers.

User currently offlineZSOFN From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1451 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (6 years 7 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 19729 times:

I've just got a new PC working with Windows 7; I got FS9 installed and running with no problems at all, but having now attempted to transfer a whole heap of stuff from my old PC (~60GB of aircraft etc) and then reinstalling FS9 again, I can't get beyond about 5 seconds of starting up before it freezes and closes.

User currently offlineBurkhard From Germany, joined Nov 2006, 4617 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (6 years 7 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 19728 times:

No real problem with FSX. Some menus react starnge, but one can get used to that.

User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7687 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (6 years 5 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 18886 times:

I too found out the trouble adding scenery . Has anyone had issues installing edit voice pack ? I cannot get it to load all the way.

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User currently offlineFatmirJusufi From Albania, joined Jan 2009, 2442 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (6 years 5 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 18881 times:

FS9 works like a charm.  Smile
Anyway as the others also have noticed, sometimes some sceneries doesn't add into library, so you have to add them manually on scenery.cfg! It's just a few of sceneries. Otherwise, works better than in XP. Just my opinion.  Smile


User currently offlineCpd From Australia, joined Jun 2008, 5058 posts, RR: 34
Reply 7, posted (6 years 5 months 4 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 18868 times:

I had problems with FlyTampa! Hong Kong - it causes my computer to lock up under Windows 7 in DX10 preview mode (and also without the preview mode).

The rest is fine.

[Edited 2009-12-06 00:43:32 by cpd]

User currently offlineCamiloA380 From Sweden, joined Feb 2008, 486 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (6 years 5 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 18845 times:

Quoting HA_DC9 (Reply 2):

I had the exactly same problem, but with FS9, but now it seems like it works..

CamiloA380  Smile  airplane 

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