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The windows registry points to FSX steam and Microsoft FSX in the same folder-ERROR.

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I recently purchased Mindstar  GNS430/530 and I'm having trouble finishing the installation.

 

I went into the mindstar folder and found the folder named tools. There is an application called "regjump", but there is no program called "SimRegEdit", so I went into the regedit the normal way, and exported the keys in question to a safe place after creating a restore point..

 

I'm going to need some detailed instructions to correct this dual default issue so I can proceed with my Mindstar GNS430/530 installation please.  

 

Below are 3 of the registry values and keys that I have discovered relating to my installation:

 

It appears that my failed attempts to install an older 2006 version of FSX has left a residual registry entry. I only have FSX steam edition installed on my PC, and I understand that I need to disable the one that I don't have installed.

 

Since I don't have any of these FSX program platforms installed on my computer, my question is, should I delete the registry "Subkey:Setup Path", or the whole "\Microsoft Games\" folder, or the "10.0" folder, or what? What about that "(Default)" Subkey that says "(value not set)"?

 

Tell me, am I even in the ball park here?

 

Another question that comes to mind is, after I disable the correct registry entry, do I simply re-run the "GNS-setup" application to continue the installation or uninstall it and start over? Thank you kindly.

 

 

64 Bit - Main

Platform: FSX, FSX XPack, FSX Gold (Verified)

 

RootKey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

   Key: \Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Microsoft Games\Flight Simulator\10.0

   SubKey: SetupPath

 

   \Microsoft Games

        \Flight Simulator

              \10.0

 

   [ab](Default)          REG_SZ          (Value not set)

   [ab]SetupPath       REG_SZ          C:\Progam Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\commo...

 

 

RootKey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

   Key: \Software\Wow6432Node\DovetailGames\FSX

   SubKey: Install_Path

 

   \DovetailGames

         \FSX

 

   [ab](Default)          REG_SZ          (Value not set)

   [ab]Exe_Path        REG_SZ          C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\commo...

   [ab]Install_Path     REG_SZ          C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\commo...

 

 

RootKey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

   Key: \Software\Wow6432Node\Mindstar Productions\Flight Simulator

   SubKey: InstallDir

 

   \Mindstar Productions

         \Flight Simulator

 

   [ab](default)          REG_SZ          (Value not set)

   [ab]Cassld            REG_SZ          {6518497D-6254-4C93-98A6-AC6CFEB57155}

   [ab]InstallDir         REG_SZ          C:\Program Files (x86)\Mindstar\Flight Simulator...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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My question was, should I delete just the registry "SubKey:Setup Path" in the "values" pane, or the whole "\Microsoft Games\" key in the "Keys" pane, or just the "\FSX\", or the "\10.0\, or what?

 

And then, how should I proceed with the installation? Thank you kindly.

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If you have the steam version installed only, simply rename the FSX SetupPath to disabledSetupPath and that should allow you to install the 430/530.

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Thank you kindly.


Would you recommend  that I re-run the original installer for the Mindstar GNS439/530? 

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