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A 2006 simulator, developed by Microsoft, for Windows. It is a flight simulator that simulates everything that happens during flights, from gate to gate.

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Difference between Logitech X56 H.O.T.A.S and H.O.T.A.S Rhino

I am considering buying a controller for aircraft simulation. Is there a difference between the Logitech X56 H.O.T.A.S, and Logitech X-56 H.O.T.A.S Rhino? I see a difference in price, but they look ...
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Trying to Find Location of FSX Aircraft Wiper Directories

I have Flight Simulator X Steam Edition and I installed an addon Airbus A340-600. The A340-600 has a similar virtual cockpit and the same exact window panels as the default Airbus A321. The A340 also ...
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Save Screen Layout in Flight Simulator X (FSX Steam) with 2 screens

I would like to put Flight Simulator X displaying the cockpit gauges and controls on my laptop 15" touchscreen, and put FSX displaying the outside view on my 32" HDMI TV (like the TV is the windshield ...
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Multiple screen on Flight Simulator Steam

I'm trying to use Flight Simulator on multiple screen, how should I do that? I already checked the Microsoft Page but it doesn't help: when I have FS full screen, it occupies only one monitor and the ...
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How do I read the wind direction in Flight Simulator X?

I can't work out the wind direction in an airport in Flight Simulator X while looking at the airport in map view. For example does 'Wind at 196°' mean that the wind is coming from 196° or is going to ...
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XBox 360 Wiresless controller play Flight Simulator X on Steam

I picked up an XBox 360 wireless controller for windows and I'm having trouble getting it picked up in microsoft flight simulator x for steam. Worth noting I'm running Windows Server 2k8 - so I ...
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How can I set up a triple-monitor panoramic view?

My three monitors have varying resolutions if that matters.
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Flight Simulator X transition from Missions to Free Flight

In Flight Simulator X Steam Edition, I just flew the following missions successfully: Tutorial 1-5: Basic training Tutorial 8: Transition to Jet Rome-Naples Airline Run Caribbean Landing I am just ...
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X not recognising discrete AMD Radeon graphics card

I have just installed FSX on a windows 8.1 system, however in the graphics settings I can only select intel hd graphics 4000 not my discrete AMD Radeon card. In the AMD switchable graphics I have set ...
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installshield error 1628 when installing FSX on Windows 8.1

I have just successfully uninstalled FSX from an ageing XP machine and am trying to install it on a computer running Windows 8.1. However the installer gets part way through opening, it then crashes ...
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Why is FSX crashing on single player?

I got FSX for my birthday and I couldn't wait to start it up; when I did it worked fine but 2 days later -- after 2 mins of gameplay below 16x speed -- it crashed. I also have service packs one and ...
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Flight Simulator X change controls behavior

I'm trying to play Microsoft's Flight Simulator X, but currently i'm having a bad time, as I'm used to flight games where when you unpress a key, the control surface returns to its initial position. ...
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Microsoft Flight Simulator X on Windows 8.1

I've been itching to play some flight simulator X recently, so I pulled out my DVD copy and threw that sucker in. However, I purchased that game back in the XP/Vista days, now I'm on Windows 8.1 and ...
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Recovering your Microsoft Flight Simulator X CD Key

I had purchased and installed Microsoft Flight Simulator X Deluxe on my machine, but uninstalled it since I never used to play it all that much. Now I want to reinstall it, but I have the Disks but ...
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PMDG 737-800 NGX Brakes Problem

I use PMDG 737-800 NGX and have recently run into a problem that occurs on all my flights. I us the autoland system, no problem, flare arms without rollout then I disengage autopilot, touch down, use ...
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Selling my legal game. What to do about the activation part?

I've sold my Microsoft Flight Simulator X game. Its a legal game. I have the cd keys, and I've activated it and can peacefully play it. Now that I've sold it (it still hasn't reached him yet), what ...
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FSX crashes on startup under Windows 8

Trying to run Microsoft Flight Simulator X (Deluxe Edition, with Service Pack 1) under Windows 8 experiences a crash on startup: Whereas FSX did work on Windows 7. Has anyone tried FSX under Windows ...
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FSX running QualityWings 757 throws fsx.exe stopped interacting with windows and was closed event error

I'm running Flight Simulator X on a pretty decent rig. I can run Witcher 2 at maximum settings with no worries or hiccups and haven't had any problems with other games or applications. I am running ...
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