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How do you Uninstall FSX?

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I know it sounds ridiculous, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to uninstall FSX when I want to. There is no program group in the start menu with a uninstall shortcut, and the game doesn't appear in Vistas Programs and features of installed programs. The place that it does appear is in Vistas games menu but I fail to see how I could uninstall it from there.So could someone tell me what the process is to uninstall FSX on a Vista computer?With Accelleration it shows up in the installed programs list where I can then uninstall it if I should want to, but not FSX itself.Thanks,

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If you uninstall Acceleration, either SP-1 or FSX-RTM will show up in your add/remove programs list, depending on how you installed SP-1.Regards,Jim Karn

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It shows up just fine in the Control Panel->Programs and Features on my Vista box, see attachment.

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Excuse the dunce on this end, but what if you don't install SP1 and don't install Accelleration? Then how do you go about removing FSX?Thanks,

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Well, I've checked and double checked. Accelleration shows up in the remove programs panel, but not FSX itself.This was one of the reason why I reinstalled Vista from scratch because the last time I installed FSX and Accelleration, only Accelleration showed up in the remove programs window, and I couldn't upgrade to the deluxe version because...1. I couldn't uninstall FSX since there is no place to do it on my computer.2. I couldn't upgrade to the deluxe version because the deluxe installer said that a newer version of FSX was already installed (probably due to SP that got installed with Accelleration).So, Im baffled by this, it's a completely fresh new install of Vista, and FSX was the first game to be installed yet nowhere does it show up, yet it plays fine, Accelleration installed and plays fine too.Im baffled by this game now.

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Heh ... where can I get me some of that Microsoft Robotics?

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Navigate to your FSX directory and you will the uninstall program in the root of FSX directory.

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Ok, now that you have fully characterized the state I can tell you what is going on.You can only uninstall one product at a time, and it always has to be "last in is first out".So you have to uninstall Acceleration before you can uninstall FSX. Once you uninstall Acceleration, that entry will morph itself as part of the uninstall and be FSX. Essentially the uninstall of Acceleration acts-as/requires a repair of FSX. Until that happens and you have "FSX original" back, the "FSX original" uninstaller has no idea of what is going on.

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>Navigate to your FSX directory and you will the uninstall>program in the root of FSX directory.What's the name of it because there isn't anything like uninstall.exe or uninstall.msi or anything that I would immediately think to be an uninstaller program.

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>Ok, now that you have fully characterized the state I can>tell you what is going on.>>You can only uninstall one product at a time, and it always>has to be "last in is first out".>>So you have to uninstall Acceleration before you can uninstall>FSX. Once you uninstall Acceleration, that entry will morph>itself as part of the uninstall and be FSX. Essentially the>uninstall of Acceleration acts-as/requires a repair of FSX.>Until that happens and you have "FSX original" back, the "FSX>original" uninstaller has no idea of what is going on.>When I installed FSX tonight, I checked the remove programs list (because I had this issue when I went to uninstall FSX when I bought the deluxe game today and it wasn't there) and so before even installing the expansion pack, there was no listing for FSX in the installed program listing. Before installing Vista again today:I uninstalled Accelleration then looked to the installed program list to see if I could then uninstall FSX too, but after Accelleratiion was uninstalled it didn't morph into an uninstaller for FSX, which is what was the ultimate straw that caused me to reinstall Vista from scratch so that I could get rid of FSX tonight.Hope thats a bit clearer on what I've one and seen so far.

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