pete wrote:What a nice story!
& a classic example of why people love FS2004
hertzie wrote:Don't forget Howards Natural World! Makes the sim even more enjoyable!
garymbuska wrote:Good for you I also still use FS2004 and love it. The last payware aircraft I bought works with both FSX and FS2004
I plan to continue using FS2004 as log as it will run on windows 10
But sadly the day will come that it will not run anymore that is one day I am not looking forward to
akoyeh wrote:Thank you, hertzie. Howard's "The Natural World" is all new to me, surprised I've not as of yet had the pleasure. After spending just half a dozen minutes at the website am greatly impressed with what is being seen, natural Earth as is is a strong interest of mine. ... Greatly appreciated, your making me aware of this.
garymbuska wrote:Like yourself I dread every time I get an update for windows 10 but turning off updates is not wise it could lead to major and or serious problems down the road. Unless you know exactly what a particular update is for i strongly suggest you install it. ... The biggest problem is the fact that both FS9 and FSX are 32 bit programs and we are running them on a 64 bit windows platform.
Every single 32 bit program will install on your C drive inside the Program Files (86) folder by default which is a protected folder by Windows 10
Unless your operating system is installed on a different drive like B. And yes I know you can turn down the User control to prevent this but I still think that will create a problem down the line sooner or later as I reasonably certain Microsoft had a good reason to do this.
akoyeh wrote:... My FS rig is kept offline, transferring secure files via thumbdrive [i.e.- files that are thoroughly checked to be clean before transfering them to my PC]. ...it's totally offline [and will remain so] ... If FS2004 is to survive for a decent period of time on my system then it appears to be no choice, as Microsoft seem to think they know better. ...
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