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I usually use the DX10, since most of my aircraft support that format. The parking arrows dont  quite work, and even using FS Commander as a guide I still get lost sometimes, is there a free follow me car out there that works with add on ATC? I'll take a payware if that's all that is out there.

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GSX is a bit much if you only want a Follow me car... ;) And the GSX car only brings you to the gates and not to the runway (if ever you may need that). That's why I also looked for a better and cheaper option.

 

The best one (by far) I have found is Follow Me 2, which was supposed to be payware but the developer stopped working on it and released the beta for free. It works perfectly fine on my PC. You can open an ingame menu in which you can pick the runway or gate you want to taxi to: it will however plot its own route the your destination so it will not follow the exact route ATC tells you to go... for me this isn't a problem at ALL, though (also because I use ProATC/X and the taxi instructions usually suck).

 

One problem: all online links to the addon seem to be dead. One solution: I have the addon and I can mail it to you this weekend: PM me if you want to have it. (This is the same way I got a hold on the add-on.)

 

EDIT

O, wait, found a working link:

 

Follow Me 2

 

If this doesn't work for you (the link or the installer) PM me anyway.

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I'll confirm that FollowMe2 does work fine and is free.

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Followme2 comes without instructions.  Is it a case of just installing and it works or are there some instructions/key presses, etc. necessary.

 

Thanks, IAN

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Followme 2 will not install even though I have all rights taken care of ? any ideas - thinking if it wont install easily probably might cause some problems may want to avoid this one

 

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Follow me2 works fine on my PC, thanks. It saved a rather interesting journey through KCHS.

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Rich,

 

Click Cancel and I believe everything will still be OK.

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Hi Jim no deal will not install even tested it into a dumb folder nothing installs

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Yes tried that if you right mouse click to get properties  Administrator option in not there ?

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Thinking this file above might have a problem have to look for another to see

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No, it's just Windows acting up. I first encountered it during the beta for Flight. Decided to install my Win 7 upgrade from XP. Afterwards Windows gave me grief about installing the Flight beta, the GFWL package, Microsoft Security Essentials. You know, all the unknown software of the world...

 

Found through a Google search "Take Ownership" and have used it ever since the upgrade to clear up simple, little problems like writing to the Start Menu.

 

Download is here; http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/add-take-ownership-to-explorer-right-click-menu-in-vista/

 

Instructions are on the web page, but it's a registry tweak that adds a right-click menu choice to Take Ownership. In your case Richard, when you get the dialog box shown above you would navigate within a Windows Explorer window to the start menu location shown, right-click on the folder and select the Take Ownership option. A DOS window will pop open for a short bit and then close. Then you could select Try Again and it *should* continue with the installation.

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Thanks :) but I have takeownership been using it for a long time but that does not work either, think I will shut down AV see if that helps doubt it.

 

Still no deal never seen this before oh well.

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I think the installer is messed up never seen sim program load straight away into program data folder

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Running W 7 64 also no go - Steve I do not get that far gets to about 75% then I get an error message as shown above - thanks.

 

Oh another thing why is this free yet its for sale at major flight sim stores ?

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EFB shows you where you are on moving map. Might be worth a look if you get lost a lot and contains a huge amount else besides.

 

Remember very few airports actually use follow me cars, so you might want to swot up on the ground chart before you land/depart. Unless it's somewhere like CDG, where I get hopelessly lost within 500 m of the runway.

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Oh another thing why is this free yet its for sale at major flight sim stores ?

 

That would be version 1. The developer was working on version 2 but dropped working on it and decided to release the beta for free.

BTW Strange to see you're having so much problems with it. If you want to, I could mail you my installer to see if it makes any difference? PM me if you'd give that a try. I doubt if it will help but you can never know...

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The thing about DX10 is it doesn't render airports correctly without the DX10 Fix.  Runways flicker with taxiways, the taxi painted guide lines and the arrow guides flicker and can become entirely invisible if you zoom out. Get the DX10 fix installed and you can see the taxi guides easily, and also from the overhead view.

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Well, pretty old thread but if you switch to top-down view and zoom, the arrows will re-appear.

 

N99WB

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Having read this thread I decided to give FollowMe2 a try with FSX SE. Downloading and installation all proceeded without a hitch but when I invoke the menu I get the message that FollowMe  'is not able to read the Airport Data'

I've tried it at several airports  - default and payware (mainly UK2000) but without success.

I've made sure that all the SimConnects are installed as suggested on the Steam forum and also have MakeRunways and DX10 fixer installed in case that's relevant

 

I can only assime that FollowMe2 is incompatible with FSX SE but maybe someone has a solution.

 

I'm using W10 64 btw

 

 

 

 

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