Microsoft Flight Simulator: Steam Version

Welcome to the Steam Version category of the Microsoft Flight Simulator (MSFS) 2022 forum on Fly Away Simulation! This specialized section is dedicated to providing a platform for users to discuss all aspects unique to the Steam Version of MSFS released in 2022.

Explore topics such as installation, updates, and DLC management (including handling of Workshop content), as well as Steam-specific performance optimizations and troubleshooting. This forum serves as a knowledge base, where you can ask questions and receive expert guidance from experienced flight sim enthusiasts and fellow MSFS users.

Whether you're encountering issues related to the Steam Overlay, achievements, or VR integration, this forum is your go-to destination for finding solutions and sharing your experiences. We encourage users to actively participate and help each other navigate the exciting world of MSFS 2022 on the Steam platform.

Remember, no question is too small or too complex. The community is here to support you as you explore the skies with Microsoft Flight Simulator's Steam Version. Feel free to dive into existing threads or create new ones to share your knowledge and experiences.

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mammouth35

MSFS2020 STEAM VERSION A320 FBW SimBrief "Unknown User ID"

Hi sir, I have the msfs2020 STEAM version.  For a few days, I can no longer turn on the on-board tablet of the A320 FBW When I want to load info from Simbrief, I get the following message:! "error unknown user id"  What should I do ??? Many thanks a...

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sterk03

FSX-SE will not open again. It worked for 2 sessions and now it will not open. The opening screen is dispayed then some

FSX-SE will not open again tried many times and I think it has to do with the Beta version or the fsx-se.cfg file anyone else having issues? Thanks Sterk03...

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sterk03

FSX-SE will not open.

So just this last week unable to open the FSX-SE through steam. It goes to the startup screen and then disapears?  I see the beta version is out but I tried installing that and I get the DLL error do not click on it or might corrupt the computer??? So no...

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d5e8l4

Troubleshooting Bredok3d 737 Visibility in MSFS Aircraft Menu

I bought the Bredok3d 737 from the marketplace, it is installed on the official folder but it doesn't show up on the aircraft menu in the simulator, it did show before, I reinstalled it again but it not showing up, anything wrong?  thanks, DEL...

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Mike Dennison

Locating the Aircraft Sound Folder in MSFS 2020 Steam Version for Add-on Installation

Hi, I have MSFS 2020 from Steam. I'm trying to install a plane from this site but I cannot locate the sound folder.  Please let me know where the MSFS aircraft sound folder is....

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patrick denis

Troubleshooting A32NX Installation Issues in MSFS 2020 Steam Edition

I have had the MSFS 2020 STEAM version since December 2023 40th anniversary, and everything is fine, when FLYBYWIRE released the A32NX I never managed to install it. I should point out that I watched a lot of STEAM installation tutorials and nothing worke...

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jjrenard44

problem with taking off with DC-3

When I am trying to take off with the DC 3, after a short run, the power goes down and the plane turns to the right and leaves the runway. Did anybody experience the same problem? What can be done to correct it? Thank you....

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Frank1354

Guidance on Installing Add-ons for MSFS 2020 on Steam and Understanding Community Folder Locations?

I am having a lot of problems getting add-ons to work.  First, there is no readme text file in the Zion scenery as you state (view the README file contained within the download).    Second, some of your aircraft/scenery instruction says to create a co...

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Aad meyer

MSFS Steam Edition Launch Issue: Brief Startup Followed by Crash - Solutions?

My msfs was working fine until l tried to start it the next day, it is in the library and when l click play it starts then runs for a few seconds and stops. No error messages and can click play again with the same result. uninstall and reinstall loads an...

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Paul Collair

Transferring Microsoft Flight Simulator to a New Computer: Steps and Recommendations

I need to recover my Flight SIm after moving to a new computer, how do I do that? THank you...

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charles rawlings

can i download my steam edition in to my xbox

Can I download my MSFS steam edition on to my Xbox?...

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SeaDart7

Effects not working, please help!!

I recently bought FSX Steam Edition, I downloaded add-ons, and different planes, and they worked! but there's a problem, I can't get the effects such as afterburner to work, it never displays any effects... I did what they said, For example, Bob Chi...

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jjrenard44

changing GPS on MSFS to FSX Version

can I replace the GPS on MSFS 2020 by the GPS on FSX? Thank you...

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Earl Mccolligan

Xbox Account Needed for Steam Edition?

I fly off the Steam version, why do I need an Xbox account also... for an extra $9.99 a month. Thanks, Earl....

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stephane rouil

I Still Can't Install A32Nx From Flybywire Since 2021

I have MSFS 2020 STEAM version since December 2020, and everything is fine, when FLYBYWIRE released the A32NX I never managed to install it.  I must specify that I watched a lot of installation tutorials on STEAM and nothing worked. thank you kindly....

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Simon4188

Scenery add ons do not load

I have downloaded a number of add-ons from this portal and 'installed' them into my community folder as instructed. None of the scenery loads at all. I use the steam version of MS if that matters....

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