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thomas gauger sr

Step-by-Step Guide to Installing Combat Flight Simulator 3 on Windows 11

Can anyone provide a detailed guide on installing the two-disc version of Combat Flight Simulator 3 on a system running Windows 11? Additionally, are there specific compatibility settings or additional steps necessary to ensure smooth operation? What are ...

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fortunafavetfortibus

Can CFS3 work on a LAN for multiplayer?

Hello again, Retired Navy Pilot here hoping to find a way to get CFS3 working on a LAN at the Museum where I work. I have gone thru the steps in the multiplayer tab for hosting private games joining a private game etc. I believe I have properly loaded the...

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Mcfs nut on
RadarMan

***MS CFS3 Knowledge Base***

CFS3 Problems? Check through this link before you post and if it helps please let us know so it will help others. Good luck! http://search.microsoft.com/results.aspx?mkt=en-US&setlang=en-US&q=cfs3 Router ports http://www.portforward.com/ and...

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Bill53 on
RICHARD genearo

CFS 2 WILL NOT RUN WITH WINDOWS 10

What has to be done to be able to run CFS 2 With Windows 10...

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RadarMan on
wmark1776

CSF3 Installation

I have a Windows 10 Laptop. I have the CD's for CSF3 and I tried installing them but that didn't work. I downloaded DirectX End-User Runtime and the CSF3 NO-CD Patch. I don't know what to do from there. I would like to get some simple step by step instruc...

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RadarMan on
Jay Merrifield

Mission Builder issue

I have CFS2 with the number 2 CD sometimes showing up not readable. It used to install/run great 20 years ago, lol, but somehow it seems to have gotten some damage. This time around, I had to ignore several files to finish the install, since they were unr...

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Jay Merrifield on
larkiv

CFS2 with Win7

Can CFS2 work with Windows 7? I would sure appreciate some knowledgable feedback, as simply surfing this topic online has led me all over the map. Can CFS2 be configured/installed to work properly with Win7, including a force feedback joystick and rudde...

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papy boigton on
Philhen

Activation of FSX De Luxe Edition and Acceleration

Please can you help me? I now have 2 versions of Gold, and 3 of De Luxe editions. On re-installations on a new desktop PC, I just cannot get FSC OR Acceleration to Activate. On my latest attempt, I actually got to the end of it all, and appeared to Act...

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RadarMan on
Insane_Clowns17

Fighter Ace 1.5

Are you looking for a good dogfight? Are you tired of flying around an arena for 20 minutes before you see an enemy plane? Well all that is about the change. The Zeus Gaming Channel has teamed up with the DBE Group to bring back one of the best arcade com...

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Tamas Palfi

FSX Deluxe Edition Activation

I've bought a new PC and I installed the FSX (Deluxe Edition), but when I try to activate it says that O have exceeded the number of times I can activate this product with this product key. What can I do now? 😳...

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RadarMan on
SneakyRick

Adding or changing Aircraft in CFS2 campaigns, possible ?

Is it possible to add/edit aircraft in campaigns ?...

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SneakyRick on
Jaybee73

Combat Flight Simulator will not run.

I am using Windows 10, and my ancient but great CFS1 and CFS3 are running perfectly. Why can't I run my CFS2 programme? I have tried many possibilities trying to over-ride the "authorisation" problem, but to no avail. Any ideas, guys?...

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Flyaway on
Innes

laptop requirments for combat flight games

My laptop has died and i'm looking to buy a new one - however i'm keen to use this as an opportunity to get into combat flight games again. I would be looking at World war 1 and 2 games mainly and I it wouldn't have to be the latest greatest games - howev...

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Innes on
bluea3

CFS3 and Saitek Cyborg 3D Force Stick

I am a new boy using Combat Flight Sim 3 and have a problem with controlling an aircraft using a Saitek Cyborg 3D Force Stick. The problem is that when pulling a tight turn, I find that with the stick fully back I can only turn a small amount. At this p...

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CRJCapt

No CD file for CFS 1

Can't find a NO CD file for CFS1. The links on the Fly Away download area don't work. Can anyone help?...

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RadarMan on
MS CFS1, 2, 3

Is There any where to play CFS1-3 online any more?

Hi all. I dusted off my old CFS1 and remember why I enjoyed that game so much. I really enjoyed the old gamezone server. Those were good old days. Is anyone still playing online? Any servers or squadrons out there any more? On a second point I tried to ho...

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jrocky on
PaulFras

Combat Flight Sim for Windows 8

I have Combat Flight Simulator but does seem to load on my Windows 8. Is there a newer version for windows 8 ?? Or what can I do????...

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RadarMan on
Hauksbee

Importing Buildings (Scenery Objects) into CFS3...

I am a classical Newbie at Flight Sims, but have always found it fascinating. I volunteered to build objects in Gmax for a friend who is modding a WWI German airfield at Boistrancourt. (CFS3/Wings Over Flanders Fields) I made several objects. I then made ...

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Hauksbee on
Frankster

CFS2 Refueling or Ammo

In CFS2 is there any way or place to get ammo or fuel? Thanks, Frank...

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RadarMan on
platoon.

combat flight sims

anybody know which combat flight sims work with windows 8.1 please....

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aed128 on
DanielK

I have win7=64bit.mscfs runs but wont recognize usb sidewimd

MS Combat flt sim runs and displays correctly but wont recognize a MS sidewinder 2 usb joystick. Is there a fix? no control at all. Thanks For any Help. :cry:...

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RadarMan on
Blindmelon

NO CD PATCH for CFS2?

Is there a NO CD PATCH available for CFS2?...

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RadarMan on
jimmathis

CFS and 64 bit windows 7

Is there a combat simulator version for 64 bit windows 7? Jimmathis...

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Guest on
Guest

CFS2 and Windows 7

I Have Various Problems With This Program. I Can Get The Start Screen But That Only! Please Does Anyone Have A Solution?...

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ThisPostsMaker on
Dr Madness

Can't get back in the plane

Hi there world. Trying to play CFS3 and somehow changed the view to outside the plane looking at it. I can't work out how to get back into the pilots seat. Please help.... It's windy and cold outside the plane. Rossco....

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RadarMan on
kenneth klashinsky

cfs2 mission bulider

mission bulider for cfs2 can any help me to fine the site where i can down load the mission for cfs2 my hard drive and lost every thing cfs2 dosed play very weel with the mission bulider ilke it because you could use the ship s and cariers and all t...

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RadarMan on
flightmech

Good combat flight simulator?

Looking for a good combat flight simulator. I like My flight sim x but also want a good combat flight sim to go with it. thanks for the input...

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Loft on
pdegraff

Non-Full screen?

It's been a while but here I go again: Number one grandson wanted to fly CFS3 today and he did, but I cannot get the mouse cursor to show on the selection pages. Is there a way to get this game out of full screen mode? Respectfully, Pete Flyer of sma...

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pdegraff on
Barnsey

Where to play CFS3 online?

I've recently got cfs3 and used to play cfs2 and i can only seem to find a few games on the multiplayer option whereas on cfs2 it was done through zone i think and there was loads, is it just me or is there a site you can connect through where everyone is...

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guestman on
BeauBrummie

Spinning Mustang

I must admit that I am getting quite frustated with the inclination of the P-51D to spin like a gyroscope whenever I try to turn. I know the aircraft was demanding of a pilot, but in the game I am losing patience. I have flown it in a couple of other flig...

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DrBuck on
Lansen32

How to create (build) my own pilot in CFS3.

I would like to create my own characters (pilots) without using one of the existing. I would prefer to make my own from scratch. I work with 3D SMAX but I do no tknow the file format *.dds or *.m3d how are they created...

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Lansen32 on
FugaweDave

NO CD patch for CFS3?

Is there a NO CD PATCH available for CFS3...

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RadarMan on
quincysw

No CD Patch for CFS WW2 Europe?

Is there a no cd patch for Combat Flight Simulator WW2 Europe Series?...

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RadarMan on
oreo005

CFS3 Bomb add-on?

Is there any good bomb add-ons? Like atomic bombs or big bombs? I can't find any. -Thanks, Oreo....

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RadarMan on
Concorde105

CFS3-I want it!

So, I really want to get CFS3, so can people post some screenshots??? And what airplanes there are???? Thanks for the help, someone!...

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David_MC on
sandman383

CFS3 setup with Freetrack

Hello I can't seen to get CFS3 3.1 to work with FREETRACK 1.2 even thought is runs with IL2 with no issues. I have also tried both TIR_ATTACK 1.6 and later 1.7 running with FREETRACK and CFS3 as someone has suggested. Still nothing happens. Has anyone...

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RadarMan on
JackInRichmond

CFS2 aircraft in CFS3

hi all, is there any way to get the cfs2 aircraft in cfs3 ? i would like to try some of the pacific theater airplanes. how does cfs2 compare to cfs3 ?...

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CRJCapt on
RadarMan

New CFS3 Mediterranean Air War!

CFS3 Mediterranean Air War Introduction to MAW Mediterranean Air War (MAW) is a massive new freeware standalone campaign and theatre of operations for the the Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator 3.1 engine. It will be made available to the public in th...

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RadarMan on
Bindolaf

CFS4

Is one planned? For when? Thanks...

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RadarMan on
hgps

combat flight simulator 3

i dont know anything about online playing i want to play cfs3 with some one and i dont know how to play and with whom to play can you please tell me breifly with examples and want toplaywith me?????????? please tell me as after reading your answer ...

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hgps on
janiTTor

no connection to the gamematch server

Hi all! I have a big problem with my cfs 3 multiplayer mode. I can't logon to the gamematch server. There is always the message appearing: "Network error. Close the multiplyer menu an try again". The machine is running behind a T-com W700V Router i...

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morris91 on
zoggin

downloading to CFS2

Is it possible to download aircraft from CFS3 downloads site to CFS2? I have CFS2 and would like to add more aircraft....

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RadarMan on
connorf15

prestige points

recently purchased and setup CFS3. the issue i have is no matter how many successful missions i complete, my prestige points remain at zero. any ideas why this is happening?...

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stocz2 on
Pvt Eason

Will CFS 3 work on a new Vista laptop

Hey, I was wondering will Combat Flight Simulator 3 work on a Acer Intel Core Duo T2060 1.6GHz Laptop It has Mobile Intel 945GM Express chipset with integrated 3D graphics, featuring Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, up to 224MB of shared sy...

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Pvt Eason on
bholden52

CFS2 won't run beyond intro video

When I launch CFS2 the opening video plays and then I get the games splash screen. As soon as the splash screen comes up I receive the old "Microsoft Combat Flight Simulator has encountered a problem and needs to close." I am running Windows XP Pro wit...

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bholden52 on
Guest

cfs3 graphics problems

I’ve played cfs3 on my desktop before and it worked fine, now i have installed it on my new laptop and i have some serious problems with the graphics, when i start the game you get a menu with a pilot (me i guess lol) and he moves a bit, the problem is...

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kriegboy on
NSA

CFS3 -- Editing .cfg files

I'm quite seasoned at editing the usual savegame file and even the aircraft config files, which contain variables such as aircraft weight, elevator rand, aileron range, etc... I noticed that the gun strength variable and armor variable weren't included i...

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hexedit on
David_24sq

Multiplayer Problems...

Hi all, I have a problem with Combat Flight Simulator 3 Multiplayer... well, as a matter of fact - mine works fine, it's my sister's PC that has the problem: When you try to log in on your account... it sits there trying to connect for a while, and the...

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Guest on
Guest

Combat Sim 3 wont work on my Windows XP

I installed it and everything but when i double click on it it says the video or whatever wont work with the game so it sucks I got 64mb graphics card and 256mb ram idk why it wont work, any ideas?...

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directx9c on
mustangpilot

CFS3 not loading

After installing CFS3 it ran but after a re boot it won't start. I get the flash screen for 2 secs and then nowt. Any ideas?...

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