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Where to buy Windows 7?

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I'm having an issue with some Aerosoft Scenery and basically they say it was not tested with W10 so I'm stuck with a broken product.

I built my new computer over the holidays and saw the only OS I could purchase was W10.  I don't want to buy OEM but full retail.

 

Anyone know where to buy a retail copy of Windows 7?

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No way of telling where you're from Sean, but US site actually has better bargains - good luck.

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No way of telling where you're from Sean, but US site actually has better bargains - good luck.

 

No problem Jude.  Appreciate your help.  It is sort of frustrating with the new PC Builds now that you have to scrounge to find Windows 7.  I bought W10 for my system once built but I'm out of luck getting my Aerosoft scenery to work with it.

 

I really wanted a retail version not OEM but looks like I have no choice but to go OEM.

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If it'll run in 7 you should be able to get it to run in 10.  Typically just setting up to run as admin or something similar.   

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What scenery are you having problem?
 

I have many from Aerosoft and they work perfectly with Windows 10

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What scenery are you having problem?

 

I have many from Aerosoft and they work perfectly with Windows 10

+1 here also.

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Yeah, I doubt it is the scenery itself.

 

I'm finding Win10 more the culprit to crashes or issues.

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I'm trying to use Nassau X. The scenery works but the Config Tool does not open. I'm also missing windows in the terminal.

 

I moved the config mgr over to my Windows 7 box and it works just not on my W10 sim computer.

 

support told me it's not compatible with Windows 10.

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It's basically the same kernel as windows 7.

I see you ran as admin (in the Aerosoft Forums).

Have you tried setting the scenery applet to run in compatibility mode for Windows 7 (or XP)

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Its quite long winded but I use Hyper V to run Windows XP.

You can install stuff that wont run then mount the virtual drive and copy the files into your real Windows.

Its all a bit trial & error though.

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I've seen no problems with loads of stuff. But I've not got Nassau X. Could be a problem with permissions since running as admin only raises privileges and does not always guarantee permissions.

 

I would add the Modify permission to the Users group, on the sim program files folder, and on the Aerosoft program folder, then reinstall Nassau X and test.

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Thanks for all the help. I have tried running it in Windows 7 compatibility mode but no joy. When I look at appcrashview it did crash with a Visual.Basic fault. That's the only module that sticks out in the report.

 

I ran AIO that was requested by Aerosoft. It installs all run times etc in one package.

 

I will try changing permissions when I'm off work and see how that goes.

 

Thanks.

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Will probably make no difference in this case but worth doing, maybe the program has trouble writing to a file. It's no big deal adding the modify permission for the users group on installed folders, since we become a member of the Users group when we log into the PC, and some addons do write data there. If we installed the sim on another drive or folder we made, we got full access to it since we made the folder it belongs to us. But it still only belongs to us and so some addons or programs can find problems down the road, or if a problem arises within the profile at some later date.

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