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When I try to install FSX Deluxe on XP Pro, I get the message
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Error 1305. Error reading from file G:\\FSX\\Scenery\\World\\Texture\\008f2spa.bmp Verify that the file exists and that you can access it.
G:\\ is the drive I am installing FSX to. I went to the location specified, and the file is there. I used the same disks to install FSX a few months ago, and there were no errors as far as I remember, and the final program ran fine.
I have gotten the same error with other files, but clicking "retry" fixed those.
Any ideas?
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Maybe your disc got scratched...
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post #3 of 6
I had the same thing (might have been a different file though) with the demo and I just clicked ok and it kept loading and everything worked. However I just installed FSX Deluxe and all is fine. Have you installed SP1 for it?
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Two reboots later, problem solved. I don't know what was wrong, but at least it's working.
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FSX is an awesome game if you can run at everything max'd out...


So much fun with CH products Flight Sim Yoke..
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I love it. On my old copy I had 300+ hours of flight time. All my completed missions went away when that hard drive died. On this install I get strange hangs every few minutes that last 10-15 seconds, then the simulation starts from where it froze. My first thought was the video card giving out or overheating, but even on lowered settings with an air conditioner right next to the case they still happen. Besides, it ran fine on my 3000+/Nvidia FX5500 rig. Alas, that problem is for another thread.
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