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Windows 7: MS FSX installer stops responding

24 Jan 2009   #1

MS FSX installer stops responding

Hi worldwide Fellas...

I've tried to install FSX but the installer checks the system to start the installation and stops due to a *.temp file not responding and W7 offers 'search in the web for the solution' (no solution found) and 'close the program'... and installer quits.

I run everything as ADMIN and all the permissions , I clean all the temp files, reboot, and no luck.

Anyone out there with the same issue or any ideas?

best regards from Spain

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24 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7

I was able to install FSX without any problems ....
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24 Jan 2009   #3


Looks like something is wrong with the windows installer and W7, because anytime I try to run it, the W7 window shows up
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24 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 Pro

I had the same problem i think it was this that solved it:
Click the Start button , click All Programs, and then click Accessories.

Right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. In the User Account Control window, verify that Program name is Windows Command Processor, and then click Yes.

In the Administrator: Command Prompt window, type or paste the following text at the prompt:

reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SQMClient\Windows\DisabledSessions /va /f

Press Enter to install the solution.

If The operation completed successfully displays, close the Administrator: Command Prompt window to complete this procedure. If "ERROR: Access is denied" displays, repeat this procedure from the top, making sure you clicked Run as administrator in step two.
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25 Jan 2009   #5


Now works perfect!!! Thanks a lot Homer09001

FSX now smooth as I never seen.

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25 Jan 2009   #6

Windows 7 Pro

Your welcome, i have also got mine working and DX10 actually makes FSX look worse and performance is worse, so am sticking to standard mode without DX10 and i get nice framerates.
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