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FS2004 FS2004 does not exist in this computer warning

Something strange has happen'd. most of my scenery tools don't recognize my FS9 install's anymore. EZ Scenery work's but Sbuilder and ADE9 are in the dark. Im guessing its to do with me purchasing and installing FSX Steam (which im not sure i like yet ) but i don't see why it should, all my SDK 's are in place and Fsuipc is in place. Every scenery program, even after reinstalling, seems to be directed to FSX Steam. ADE demands "shp2vec" which is in the FSX SDK pack only, and SBuilder tells me FS9 is missing even after ive fired it up and been flying around in FS9 for hours.

EDIT, I've uninstalled FSX Steam ( if i cant tinker with it, i don't want it ) but the problems persist, so Steam has bugger'd with the registry somehow, which is a bit out of my skill set
I also looked into System restore, but im only given 2 points, both after the problems started

Try restoring the Windows Registry entries for various FS versions with one of these utilities:




ADE will find and link to the FS2004 SDK and FS2004 install folder chains ...if they are installed:


Otherwise, manually edit the required paths in:

* ADE via its configuration feature:

ADE Menu > Settings Options > {Folders} tab

...and in:

* SBuilder.ini / SBuilderX.ini files

SBuilder for FS9 (aka SBuilder version 2.05 aka SB205) will find and link to the FS2004 SDK and FS2004 install folder chains ...if they are installed:

For FS2004, use SBuilder for FS9 (aka SBuilder version 2.05 aka SB205):

For FSX, use SBuilderX for FSX (aka SBuilder version 3.15):

FSX Steam Edition (aka "FSX_SE") uses default FSX folder paths and system environment variables if installed before / instead of the DVD version of FSX.

Use the P3D version 1.4x SDK as the (complete and compatible) FS SDK for all FSX work:

This thread discusses the various FS version Windows Registry entries:


Both ADE and SBuilder for FS9 / SBuilderX require that particular versions of FSUIPC be installed in order to link with a running session of FS:


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Thanks, issue's now sorted and everything's working, i'd try'd Flight 1 reg fixer before i posted here, but that didn't work, but i try'd the above NMGSimulation's link, and that worked fine. so thanks again