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The version available for sale from my blog is 2.7.

 

This is identical to 2.6 except that it can now better handle the scenario where FSX Steam Edition (SE) and FSX are installed on the same computer at the same time. With 2.7 the libraries can be switched from one system to another and the correct FSX configuration fileis used.

 

If you have a system with just FSX installed or just Steam Edition installed there is no advantage to 2.7 over 2.6 – they both work equally well.

 

You should receive an update email from the Flight Sim Store shortly

Edited by SteveFx
Update from Adrian at Flight Sim Store

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Hi Steve,

Thanks very much for the update to ver 2.7. I've looked through the manual and Readme, but it is not clear to me how one switches  the Fixer back and forth between FSX and FSX-SE when both sims are installed on the same machine. I guess I was anticipating some type of "button" on the Fixer GUI to help with this, kind of like what there is for going back and forth between DX9 andDX10. So since that is not the case, does one have to essentially go thru the process of uninstalling the Fixer from one sim and then reinstalling it on the other, or is there a more convenient method?

Thx,

Al

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You need to uninstall the libraries then change the path then install the libraries. So two button presses and a path browse. All settings carry over so you don't need to do anything else.

 

I couldn't devise a better way that didn't complicate things for customers with simple setups.

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Steve,

That sounds like a pretty convenient process to me -- browsing to the appropriate FSX/FSX-SE location is no problem.

Thanks very much.

Al

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Welcome back Steve, hope you had a nice holiday, well deserved.  :P

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Steve,

That sounds like a pretty convenient process to me -- browsing to the appropriate FSX/FSX-SE location is no problem.

Thanks very much.

Al

Its a shame it doesn't remember previous choices - I will see if I can make it a bit slicker in the future

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Hi Steve,

 

I was testing version 2.7 and I think it's not working the way it suppose to be. That is handling both FSX and FSX SE installations at the same time not needing to uninstall / install the libraries each time I use one Sim or the other one. In the way it is implemented only one Sim at a time works with DX10 Scenery Fixer.

 

Hope I was clear enough.

 

Kind regards.

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Sorry, but it is working the way I said it would work not the way you hoped it might work!

 

You can use one system at once.

 

( I do understand your point and did consider if there was any simple way to achieve that)

 

When it was written SE didn't exist and thus it operates on and stores the state of a single system.

 

To handle two systems at once it would need two AA buttons, two Install buttons, two paths, track two lots of effect directory timestamps etc etc. Or it would need a switch and to store the states for the two systems in separate files.

 

I didn't want to overcomplicate the GUI when most people have a single system or if they have two installs are using one and migrating data.

 

It takes a few seconds to switch system and it retains all the settings which are common.

 

I am not ruling out changing things in the future but I have to be careful not to create potential support problems.

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Ok Steve, thanks for the reply, perhaps I underestimated the effort envolved, I didn't think was too difficult to achieve.

 

Bye,

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Hi Guys !

 

I would know if there is a way to update from 1.x or so to 2.7 ?

Do I need to purchase the whole thing again?

 

Thanks !

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Did you buy it from the flight Sim Store? If so log onto you account and download 2.7. For a version that old you need to do a full uninstall of the old version and then an install of the new.

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Ok, but if I buy from Steve blog how can I do to know and to have the new updates? From FlightSimStore I have always the update version or no?

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Hi Steve, thought to give DX10 a go but you changing to a US vendor blocked that completely, there is a policy with many European banks to block online purchases with credit cards from US sites since the US has about the highest fraud rate with credit cards worldwide and no policy to do something about it. 

If I wanted to buy it, I have to go to my bank and apply for a deblockking for 3 months and signe a document leaving me , myself and I responsible for any fraud committed to my card, so you can see I will not or ever do that.

 

My question therefore is; please put it back on the Flight Sim Store for sale.

 

Herman

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Ok, but if I buy from Steve blog how can I do to know and to have the new updates? From FlightSimStore I have always the update version or no?

When you buy it from FastSpring you receive a download link which works for a time limited period. When I release a new update that link will allow you to download the new version. I will announce new versions here and on my blog. I have yet to see how smoothly this will work in practise but there is always the fallback of providing a downloadable patch from my website.

Hi Steve, thought to give DX10 a go but you changing to a US vendor blocked that completely, there is a policy with many European banks to block online purchases with credit cards from US sites since the US has about the highest fraud rate with credit cards worldwide and no policy to do something about it.

If I wanted to buy it, I have to go to my bank and apply for a deblockking for 3 months and signe a document leaving me , myself and I responsible for any fraud committed to my card, so you can see I will not or ever do that

 

My question therefore is; please put it back on the Flight Sim Store for sale.

 

Herman

 

Herman they also accept PayPal or bank money transfer.

 

I am currently looking into offering it via simmarket, but there are some complexities to resolve.

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bonjour Steve

 

J'ai modifié le path de mon fsx et je n'arrive pas à le modifier dans dx10, j'ai réinstallé dx10 pareil j'ai acheté la version 2.7 merci

 

I modified the path of my fsx and I do not manage to modify him(it) in dx10, I reinstalled dx10 similar I bought the version 2.7 thank you

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for more informations 

legacy issue

the bkg.bmp in your fsx directory has been modified.this will disable the legacy shader fixes.please reinstall dx10 scenery fixer

merci

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Hello

 

I have steve dx10 fixer 2.7 and the button of fsx path change is desactivated at the main menu. This happen when i update applic from ver 2.6 to 2.7. Is it normal ?

 

I m confused now i dont know if dx10 fixer is working or not ? What i m sure about is the shadow in VC is working.

 

Before installing v 2.7 the info red text in fsx was in bold type and I did not see the zoom indicator now they are as if I was in dx9.

 

Thanks

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Yes that's correct.

 

If you want to change path you must first uninstall the libraries first.

 

Then run the controller again as it (slightly annoyingly) closes itself then change path and then install the libraries into the new path.

 

It never worked at all in versions before 2.7

 

I changed it to assist people who want to shift between FSX and FSX:SE

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Hello Steve,

 

Im felling very stupid but i dont find the way of purchasing your tool, it's not in Flight Sim store and in your blog i dont find that menu...

 

Please point me where to buy!!! Steam user here by the way.

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