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Installed Win_Flt95, Flt2, Flt3+SF on Laptop Pavilion Z...

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Thought I'd share this info for anyone thinking of doing same.-HP Pavilion zv6233nr laptop-WinXp Home w/ sp2-Dx9c-C: TOSHIBA MK1031GAS 100 GB, 4200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/100 internal HD, ntfs-E: WD 5000AAC External USB Device (465 GB, USB) external USB, fat32-CPU Type AMD Athlon 64, 2400 MHz (12 x 200) 4000+-Motherboard Name Hewlett-Packard Pavilion ZV6100 (EC373UA#ABA)-Motherboard Chipset ATI Radeon Xpress 200M, AMD Hammer-System Memory 2048 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)-Video Adapter ATI MOBILITY RADEON XPRESS 200 (Omega 3.8.291) (128 MB)--3D Accelerator ATI Radeon Xpress 200M (RS480M)-Audio Adapter Conexant Cx20468 @ ATI SB400 - AC'97 Audio Controller-D: Optical Drive HL-DT-ST DVD-RW GWA-4082N (DVD+R9:2.4x, DVD-R9:2x, DVD+RW:8x/8x, DVD-RW:8x/6x, DVD-ROM:8x, CD:24x/16x/24x DVD+RW/DVD-RW)--I had previously upgraded the processor and ram. Orig was AMD64 3200+ 2.0GHz, and 512mb pc2700 ddr sdram. Now has Amd64 4000+ 2.4GHz,and 2gig pc2700 ddr sdram.--I have recently installed a retail version of WinXp Home from Best Buy. Win_Flt95, Flt2, Flt3: I copied all disks to the external hd. I installed from the hd.Flt95: - Created short cuts of "runme" and "setup" to desktop. Set properties as follows: -- "E:FLT95A (D)RUNME.EXE" -lgntforce--- Compatibility to win98-- "E:FLT95A (D)SETUP.EXE" -lgntforce--- Compatibilty to win98-What is -lgntforce? -lgntforce tells the software to ignore it's seeing NT.- Copied folder CDROM from cd and pasted into root of game. Edited flite.cfg as follows:real 1inp6d -1language 0pile_path E:Program Filesflight95cdromgenpilelang_path E:Program Filesflight95cdromengpilecat_path E:Program Filesflight95cdromcatsjoystick 1joythrusthat 165 435 705 975joycenter 127 127 127 383joyrange -128 383 -128 383 -128 383 -128 383fbo_movie_played 0logfile 0log_shelf_help 0I have 1 error in-flight. When I set the screen to 1024x768 in-game, it crashes to dt. I installed Flt2 and 3 the same, using the -lgntforce switch on the installation short cuts. Flt2 and 3 have been running with no errors to date.For Flt2 and Flt3, I also copied their folder CDROM from the cd and pasted into game root. Edited their region.cfg as follows:Flight Unlimited 2:Location on hd: E:Program Filesflight2regionssanfranreg_name San Francisco Bay Areareg_cd_path E:Program FilesFlight3CDROMsanfranmapsreg_terrain_disk_name Flight Unlimited II Disk 2 (Game Disk)Flight Unlimited 3:Location on hd: E:Program FilesFlight3REGIONSsanfranreg_name San Francisco Bay Areareg_cd_path E:Program FilesFlight3CDROMsanfranmapsreg_terrain_disk_name Flight Unlimited II Disk 2 (Game Disk)I am using the Saitek AV8R joystick.You all take care and have a happy and safe 2008 Jim Buffett :-wave

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