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FSX:SE System Registry issues after reinstall

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I recently had to completely reinstall FSX:SE due to crashing problems. This time, I installed it on drive D. (gotta save up space for FS2020!)

Now, I'm unable to use AIFP at all. Every time I start AIFP, it gives me this same error message:
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I press "Aceptar" (continue) and it just closes. I'm thinking since I installed it on my 2nd drive, it can't find it.

A quick Google search involving these keywords brings up this quaint little tool from Flight1- I opened it, selected the path for FSX.exe, and it supposedly updated the registry path to my new FSX installation. I relaunched AIFP, and yet it refused to work and still gave me this error message.
Is there a way to manually update the registry (e.g. Regedit) to allow AIFP to work? If so, what would I have to insert? Thanks in advance.
 

gadgets

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It would seem that FSX:SE did not install as expected. Did you uninstall first? Editing the registry is probably not a good idea. Try reinstalling?

Please see the third sticky above.

A possible workaround is to specify the path to FSX:SE by adding or editing the line in AIFP.ini

"Path to FSX-SE=F:\FSX-SE\steamapps\common\FSX"

where the part in italics is, of course, the path on your system.

Don
 
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It would seem that FSX:SE did not install as expected. Did you uninstall first? Editing the registry is probably not a good idea. Try reinstalling?

Please see the third sticky above.

A possible workaround is to specify the path to FSX:SE by adding or editing the line in AIFP.ini

"Path to FSX-SE=F:\FSX-SE\steamapps\common\FSX"

where the part in italics is, of course, the path on your system.

Don

I actually ended up redownloading it completely.

But.....where is the .ini file?

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gadgets

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Sorry, its created on the first (successful) execution of AIFP which, of course, you haven't yet been able to complete.

Create a file named "AIFP.ini" containing the single line I suggested above and save it in your AIFP folder.

Don
 
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Sorry, its created on the first (successful) execution of AIFP which, of course, you haven't yet been able to complete.

Create a file named "AIFP.ini" containing the single line I suggested above and save it in your AIFP folder.

Don

This seems to have fixed it. Thanks!

(I hope I don't overflood all the major airports with AI traffic now)
 

gadgets

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It would seem FSX:SE has installed in a location in the registry that AIFP doesn't check. Please do a "Find" with RegEdit on the term "steamapps\common\FSX". If you discover one or more items named "AppPath" or "SetupPath", please let me know where in your registry they occur.

Don
 
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Hi I also have this problem with P3D? Not sure about "Create a file named "AIFP.ini" containing the single line I suggested above and save it in your AIFP folder "?
 

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You do not have his problem, you have yours and if you want anyone to see it, start a new thread. People want to help your problem, they don't want to read through an entire thread of someone else's problem that was solved and then try to figure out the differences, like the fact that you use an entirely different simulator.
 
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