phxmkeflyer
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FS9/FSX On Windows 7

Fri Oct 30, 2009 8:44 pm

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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RE: FS9/FSX On Windows 7

Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:09 am

FS9 works great in my computer, very stable too, not even running it in compatibility mode.
 
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RE: FS9/FSX On Windows 7

Sun Nov 01, 2009 7:19 pm

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.
 
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RE: FS9/FSX On Windows 7

Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:07 am

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.
 
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RE: FS9/FSX On Windows 7

Mon Nov 02, 2009 10:24 am

No real problem with FSX. Some menus react starnge, but one can get used to that.
 
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RE: FS9/FSX On Windows 7

Sun Dec 06, 2009 1:42 am

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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RE: FS9/FSX On Windows 7

Sun Dec 06, 2009 2:57 am

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

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RE: FS9/FSX On Windows 7

Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:43 am

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]
 
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RE: FS9/FSX On Windows 7

Sun Dec 06, 2009 3:51 pm



Quoting HA_DC9 (Reply 2):

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

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