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Problems with Windows 10?

   
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jackfromva
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Location: Chesapeake, VA
Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:48 pm 

I recently updated to Windows 10 (Lord, why did I do that?). The only way I can start FSX is to navigate to the program in file manager and start from there. Even the "Pin to Start" feature refuses to put FSX on the list.

When I do get FSX up and running the opening screen extends down below the task bar so I can't click the "Fly Now" button and there is no way to change the size and the resolution selector only gives a single option. I suppose I could use the auto hide option for the task bar but moving the cursor down to the Fly Now button brings up the task bar again.

I'm at a loss.

Thanks to anyone....
Jack
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RogerB34
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Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:52 pm 

Desktop/FSx shortcut/Rt click/Properties/Compatibility.
Select manually Windows 7.
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jackfromva
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Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 3:49 am 

Thanks - I still have to use "auto hide task bar" even setting compatibility to Win7 but at least I was able to put the FSX icon someplace easier to find.
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