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FSX will not load to D drive

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I just freed up space on D: drive and uninstalled FSX from C:. I also used Revo Uninstaller to help clean out any left over registry files. I want to install on D: drive. I select D: at the the start of the installation and the Microsoft Flight Simulator X folder gets created along with the first folder of Fonts (happens right after C++ 2005 Redistributable installs). THEN the install jumps back to C: and starts creating all the normal folders and starts to populate them.Is there something left over from the first install thats messing things up ?

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I just freed up space on D: drive and uninstalled FSX from C:. I also used Revo Uninstaller to help clean out any left over registry files. I want to install on D: drive. I select D: at the the start of the installation and the Microsoft Flight Simulator X folder gets created along with the first folder of Fonts (happens right after C++ 2005 Redistributable installs). THEN the install jumps back to C: and starts creating all the normal folders and starts to populate them.Is there something left over from the first install thats messing things up ?
Could well be... I installed FSX on my G: drive and it never had a problem with that. BTW, you can just move the entire FSX folder from the C: drive to the D: drive.After that, run the Flight1 registry fix routine for good measure.Your add-ons may protest, but FSX itself should run just fine in the new location.

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you also need to create a folder and name it say, fsx. you cant install it to the root of the drive. Just moving will not work. you can use acronis to move or copy a partiion with fsx and it will work. after you move it just change the drive letter within acronis and it will syc with the os. it also works with addons

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Interesting because I'm considering moving FSX and the addons to my partitioned D drive as I've run out of space on C.Has anyone else installed FSX and the addons to D without any trouble?I'm just trying to determine if the op's is an isolated case.

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Interesting because I'm considering moving FSX and the addons to my partitioned D drive as I've run out of space on C.Has anyone else installed FSX and the addons to D without any trouble?I'm just trying to determine if the op's is an isolated case.
I installed FSX on my G: drive, no issue.But as a test, copy the entire FSX folder from C: to D:Rename the FSX folder on C:And start it up from D: by double clicking fsx.exe on that drive

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I installed FSX on my G: drive, no issue.But as a test, copy the entire FSX folder from C: to D:Rename the FSX folder on C:And start it up from D: by double clicking fsx.exe on that drive
Thanks Bert! I'll give it a try.

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When installing to a "custom location," always enter the drive letter and the folder name you want to use:G:\FSX-or-E:\Flight Simulator X-or-whatever floats your boat. I personally prefer the simpler, shorter pathname myself! :(

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