Jump to content

Sign in to follow this  
jcboliveira

moving FS2002 form C to D

Recommended Posts

Guest

Hi,no problem just copy the dircectory over to your D: drive and put a shortcut on your desktop. I have FS2002 on both my C & D drive and have nad no problems at all. (always have a full and current backup this way!...............regards

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You can use Windows Explorer to move your fs2002 folder from c: to d:. However, if you move it, especially under Win98/ME, it may not start because of the registry key in the Windows registry file. Also third party addon program use the registry key to locate fs2002.If you need to change the registry key, use REGEDIT. Select Start, Run, type REGEDIT, open HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, Software, Microsoft, Microsoft Games, Flight Simulator, 8.0. Change the EXE Path from c: to d:, exit REGEDIT.


Bill Sieffert

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

In both Win98 or WinXP I have never had problems with the registry. After moving it to another disk or formatting the Windows disk (FS is on a seperate one). In both cases it works fine (without adding anything to the registry).But it is true that addon programs and some installers won't find the right folder from the start.Arno


Member Netherlands 2000 Scenery Team[a href=http://home.wanadoo.nl/arno.gerretsen]http://home.wanadoo.nl/arno.gerretsen/banner.jpg[/a]

Arno

If the world should blow itself up, the last audible voice would be that of an expert saying it can't be done.

FSDeveloper.com | Former Microsoft FS MVP | Blog

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the answers. Just moved FS2002. It takes some work. 1 - Move files;2 - Change path on:a) registry (both FS2002 and addon, including install and uninstall info):( addon ini on C:windows c) addon cfg on FS2002 directory. d) addon ini on program directory.e) Links on start menu.It seems to work.Jos

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Tom Allensworth,
    Founder of AVSIM Online


  • Flight Simulation's Premier Resource!

    AVSIM is a free service to the flight simulation community. AVSIM is staffed completely by volunteers and all funds donated to AVSIM go directly back to supporting the community. Your donation here helps to pay our bandwidth costs, emergency funding, and other general costs that crop up from time to time. Thank you for your support!

    Click here for more information and to see all donations year to date.
  • Donation Goals

    AVSIM's 2020 Fundraising Goal

    Donate to our annual general fundraising goal. This donation keeps our doors open and providing you service 24 x 7 x 365. Your donation here helps to pay our bandwidth costs, emergency funding, and other general costs that crop up from time to time. We reset this goal every new year for the following year's goal.


    28%
    $7,100.00 of $25,000.00 Donate Now
×
×
  • Create New...