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Finding old P3D version on my computer

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While installing a newer version of FSUIPC the installer said it found both P3D v4 and P3D v5 on my computer. I am now currently using P3D v5.3 and I had no idea I still had v4 files on my computer. I searched my computer for anything with P3D v4 but could find anything (I probably didn't search very good). Where would old P3D v4 files be hiding?

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Could be a Windows registry entry that didn't remove during the V4 uninstall. 

Check if you have these registry paths

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Lockheed Martin \ Prepar3D v4 \ SetupPath

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Lockheed Martin \ Prepar3D v4 \ AppPath

 

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In the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Lockheed Martin \ Prepar3D v4 \ AppPath path there was nothing with P3D v4, just v5. In the HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Lockheed Martin \ Prepar3D v4 \ AppPath there was a P3D v4 folder along with P3D v2, 3, and 5 folders (I never bought P3D v2 or 3). Do I delete the whole folders?

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Delete the V4 folder in the app path. That's what addons look at when installing to see what version you're running. As always, backup your registry before editing as precaution.

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Unless it's causing a specific problem, I'd just leave it alone.


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