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777 installation to FSX-SE error: "Could not locate a valid FSX.cfg location"

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When I run the latest 777LR installer I'm getting the following error after it looks like it finished installing: 

 

"Could not locate a valid FSX.cfg location."

 

The only FSX version I have installed is FSX-SE. After I hit "Ok" in the error dialog the installer deletes most of the installed files and I'm unable to access the 777 in game. 

 

Anyone else seeing this?

 

 

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PMDG is working as we speak on implementing the 777 into FSX SE. In the general support forum there's a threat with info on this

 

-edit- just read the new installer is out. Did you download the new updated Triple7?

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Yes, I'm using the latest installer that lets you choose whether you want to install to FSX, FSX-SE, or both. 

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Yes, I'm using the latest installer that lets you choose whether you want to install to FSX, FSX-SE, or both. 

Full names in the PMDG forum please.

 

Is the error message coming from the PMDG installer or from FSXSE after you launch it?

Where is your FSX.cfg installed?

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Full names in the PMDG forum please.

 

Is the error message coming from the PMDG installer or from FSXSE after you launch it?

Where is your FSX.cfg installed?

 

It's coming from the PMDG installer.

 

CFG is located in the default location, C:\Users\*myname*\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX-SE. My FSX folder is located on a G:\ drive. 

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same problem here.

 

I have the latest 777 installer confirmed. When I launch the installer it tells me I dont have FSX installed...doesn't say anything about FSX-SE. It then aborts.

 

Ive just installed 50 add ons or more and they all point to FSX-SE but not the 777

 

Ive used 2 different registry cleaners so this is all a bit annoying as I dont see what else I could do

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same problem here.

 

I have the latest 777 installer confirmed. When I launch the installer it tells me I dont have FSX installed...doesn't say anything about FSX-SE. It then aborts.

 

Ive just installed 50 add ons or more and they all point to FSX-SE but not the 777

 

Ive used 2 different registry cleaners so this is all a bit annoying as I dont see what else I could do

 

That is not the same problem. It may be related, but yours is occurring before installation and is not trying to point out FSX.cfg. My error occurs after installation when it's trying to find the FSX.cfg. 

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It's coming from the PMDG installer.

 

CFG is located in the default location, C:\Users\*myname*\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX-SE. My FSX folder is located on a G:\ drive. 

Alex, I asked because I wasn't aware that the PMDG installer looked for fsx.cfg and I'm sure that it doesn't make changes to it. However, if you say the PMDG installer is providing the error message I believe you.

 

My fsx.cfg is in a comparable location on C; and my FSXSE is on my F drive so we know that combo is not a problem.

 

I recommend you open a trouble ticket at PMDG Product Support to get this cleared up. Good luck.

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That is not the same problem. It may be related, but yours is occurring before installation and is not trying to point out FSX.cfg. My error occurs after installation when it's trying to find the FSX.cfg. 

your fsx.cfg or fsx-se.cfg?

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Alex, I asked because I wasn't aware that the PMDG installer looked for fsx.cfg and I'm sure that it doesn't make changes to it. However, if you say the PMDG installer is providing the error message I believe you.

 

My fsx.cfg is in a comparable location on C; and my FSXSE is on my F drive so we know that combo is not a problem.

 

I recommend you open a trouble ticket at PMDG Product Support to get this cleared up. Good luck.

 

Thanks for your help, I did put a ticket in. 

 

 

your fsx.cfg or fsx-se.cfg?

 

The error says "FSX.cfg", but I know it's supposed to be looking for "FSX-SE.cfg". I even tried changing FSX-SE.cfg to FSX.cfg and it still couldn't find it. I also changed the folder that it's in to just read "FSX" and no luck. 

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Good point Muhamad, it's named fsx_se.cfg... I missed that. Regardless, I'm surprised the the PMDG installer is creating the error message and since I can't look over his shoulder I recommended PMDG Product Support.

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No problem this end. Install was flawless. Make sure you have done all the prep work, dll.xml is where it should be etc. Simconnect installed correctly etc.

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Gents-

 

Take a look at the post I put up in the main forum regarding trouble installing for FSX:SE users...

 

Let us know if it cures the problem, please?

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