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MISSING "FLY NOW" BUTTON

   
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MIKE MCCARTHY
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Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:08 am 

HI. in my fsx se in free flight the "fly now" button is missing. no way to start a flight. dovetail games was no help.

didnt have this issue with boxed fsx.

mike
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RadarMan
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Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:44 am 

Found this elsewhere.
Hope it helps you, it did help them.



the sim does default initially to "full screen" so find in FSX.cfg

[main] section and look for (probably this)

Maximized=1

change to either
Maximized=2 // maximized window
or
Maximized=0 // resore size window

You might also search for the line in the cfg that starts with

Situation=something,something

comment it out so the game starts with the original defalut flight (if it doesn't already)
//SITUATION=C:\Users\Dad\Documents\Flight Simulator X Files\alt_default

you may also want to try starting the flight directly without going through the create menu:

[STARTUP]
SHOW_OPENING_SCREEN=1

and change to
SHOW_OPENING_SCREEN=0

Save and restart sim


Radar

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