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Oh, Oh...Windows 10 just became available to me!

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As many of you, I clicked on the Windows Icon on the bottom right of my screen to get the invitation to download Windows 10.  TODAY I got the "go ahead" to download it if I choose.  I downloaded it on my office laptop today (took about 40 minutes), and when I started using it, it was very cool and easy to use.  I really liked it.  But on my HOME computer, where FSX resides, I'm hesitating.  I almost can't resist clicking on the download button.  I think I'll be OK, but I'm a little apprehensive.  Should I be...or should I just DO IT!

 

Stan

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I was excited to pull the trigger too, but at the end of the day it's just another OS, better than 8.1 but not jump for joy exciting. Just do it, compatibility has already been OK across the board, and p3d runs perfect on win 10. Go for it!

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That's encouraging!  Will probably pull the trigger.

 

Stan

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Me too.  I stare at it and go should I or shouldn't I??  Oh the dilemma!?  I think I will wait.  But I am closer to clicking the update.  

 

What to do... what to do..

 

Darcy

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You have time. Reading across forums I have seen good and bad regarding upgrading. I'd monitor things for a bit before pulling that trigger. :unsure:

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Go ahead. FSX runs very well after the installation and follow update.

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That's encouraging!  Will probably pull the trigger.

 

I should mention one positive, if you had a disappearing joystick with win8.1, win 10 fixed it for me, others have reported the same.

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DID IT!   A couple of little tweaks necessary, but it all works out.  Didn't see my FS Force joystick app (Dirk's FS Force) but I got it working.  I find it much, much faster just moving around the internet, and I need to check how FSX is working with Nvidia Inspector next.

 

Stan

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I agree going to try and keep W7 64bit for as long as possible. I guess you can download it and burn it as an iso???

 

Then installinh from scratch, dropping the participation and such??

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See, everything is good!

 

And Nick is not some sort of Windows guru on that page.

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I am in the same boat, Win 10 is downloaded and ready to install, but I am hesitant because everything is working great right now.  If you upgrade to Win 10, do you have to reinstall P3D?

 

Thanks.

 

Jim

 

Oops, just realized this was in the FSX forum.  Sorry.

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After 7 days it has not so far. And one update actually HELPED users with a specific issue. Imagine that, an update that actually solved something. (That is for all the automatic update doom and gloom folks.)

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I had some improvement on my frame rate, but quite a nasty loss of VAS (400-800MB, depending on the aircraft) and not all programs work without problems, because hardly anything is updated for Win10 yet. I know I'm going back to Win7 for now and give it another try once other software developers had a chance to update their products.

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For my knowledge: what other software programs didn't work for you?

 

FYI, there are a TON of compatibility modes under Win 10.

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What about NVIDIA INSPECTOR settings? What about all FSX addons?

I agree with maarten. I'm going to hold off alsong as possible and let everything settle and work itself out. Whats the big rush?

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Win 10 a great OS.

 

I'm enjoying every bit of it, including the additional performance in P3Dv2

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1. Yes NI needs to be updated. Use the NV Control Panel, even though I know you wont.

 

2. What about them? I have not read or seen one FSX add-on that doesn't work yet. The worst for me was that GSX needed to be re-activated. That took all of 5 seconds. If you know of others please let me know.

 

No harm in waiting, but also no harm in updating now, either.

 

Agreed, jcomm.

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Yeh i'm just not sure what to do. I have so many addons and done alot to OS7 to loose it all.

 

Is there different OS10 to choose from or just the 1? I read somewhere you can choose different packages

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Yeh i'm just not sure what to do. I have so many addons and done alot to OS7 to loose it all.

 

Is there different OS10 to choose from or just the 1? I read somewhere you can choose different packages

 

Depends on the version you're migrating from:

 

See here : http://www.microsoft.com/pt-pt/windows/windows-10-specifications

 

But, from win 7 Starter, Home Basic and Home Premium --> win 10 Home

win 7 Professional or Ultimate -->  win 10 Professional

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Hi

I have not read every post in the thread, but I have taken the plunge, and to my total surprise and only referring to fsx and my add ons. everything worked ok. For me it only cleared my default flight, said it could not find one so loaded the default trike. Also the spinning plane when the splash screen starts was missing. Got this back by clicking the DX10 preview option. Not sure if the joystick disable is still a problem as I only use FSUIPC to look after my joystick from when win 8 disabled it mid flight. It kept all my PMDG settings and liveries. Could not be happier with such a major update.

Kind Regards

John Calleja

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