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Missing Shader Directory

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Am I suppose to have a Shader directory under C:\Documents and Settings\ . . . \Microsoft\FSX? I dont and FSX is running fine (especially after a major computer upgrade).Randall

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No, the shader directory lives in a different location than the folder that your fsx.cfg lives in.On my Vista install it is located in C:\Users\<my login name>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\FSX whereas fsx.cfg is located in C:\Users\<my login name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX

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No, the shader directory lives in a different location than the folder that your fsx.cfg lives in.On my Vista install it is located in C:\Users\<my login name>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\FSX whereas fsx.cfg is located in C:\Users\<my login name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX
I've done a complete search on drive C and it's not to be found. I'm using WinXP.

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In XP it should look like this:C:\Documents and Settings\User Name\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\FSX\ShadersRegards,Erik

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I've done a complete search on drive C and it's not to be found. I'm using WinXP.
The folder Application Data is by default hidden. Open up Windows Explorer and choose folder options, views and changed the property Show hidden files and folders.

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The "Shaders" directory we are talking about is actually a shaders cache directory and as such it is created the first time you run FSX. If you should for some reason lose it (deleted, renamed, stolen :( ) FSX will recreate the directory and the needed files the next time you run it. So, after you have run FSX the directory will be there, just check your settings as Ulf suggested, and you

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