Add-on scenery won't show in FSX

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Add-on scenery won't show in FSX

Post by AvroArrow » Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:35 am

I have downloaded and installed several add-on sceneries for my FSX, followed the instructions to install them into the add-on scenery file. None of the new stuff shows. Help please!?

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Post by mel wilson » Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:46 am

Can you give locations and filenames of the addons in question please.

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Post by skipperdan » Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:23 pm

If you are adding them directly into the subfolders for Texture and Scenery, you should not have a problem.

However, if you are creating a new sub-folder just for this scenery, you must go into the Scenery Library and tell FSX to "Add" this new folder. 8) 8)

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Post by AvroArrow » Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:38 pm

They all say only to put them in the add-on scenery folder. How do I break them down to where they need to go?

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Post by mel wilson » Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:43 pm

AvroArrow wrote:They all say only to put them in the add-on scenery folder. How do I break them down to where they need to go?
I'll ask once again, please can you supply the locations and filenames of the addons in question..... Until I can see what we are dealing with, I'm in no position to give you answers.

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Post by rd » Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:03 am

More than likely all he has to do is go to the scenery library and add them to it.

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Post by mel wilson » Sat Mar 13, 2010 10:20 am

OK, thanks for putting up the links, I'll will deal with the first one at the top of your list.........

This is the simple way, create a folder on your desktop, and rename it SEAFSX, unzip the contents of the Zip file into this folder, then drag the complete SEAFSX folder into your "Addon Scenery" folder inside FSX.

Next stage is to add the SEAFSX scenery so that FSX can find it, start up FSX, and from the main menu select the "Settings" option, then select "Scenery Library", from there select "Add Area", from there you will see the addon scenery folder amongst others, open it and you will now see your SEAFSX folder, hightlight it ony.... DO NOT OPEN IT.

Click OK, and allow FSX to load in the file, ..... job done !

From this point, I do the same as I do with FS9, just to make sure...... Reboot, and reload FSX, you should now see your Scenery Addon in all it's glory.

Remember..... When you add any scenery in the addon folder, you must always add it to the library after, otherwise it will never show up.

Now if you have loaded all the others in the same way, follow the above procedure with each and every one, and you should see all of them....


Report back on your efforts please......... and good luck.

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Post by AvroArrow » Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:27 pm

Well I just don't understand. I did everything exactly the way you instructed, and none of the add-ons are visible. Maybe there's something wrong with my system.

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Post by mel wilson » Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:52 pm

Chris.

Just Confirm that your Addon Scenery, and SEAFSX Folders look like these, and are in their correct locations.

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What you should be able to see in FSX
Addon Scenery.jpg
Inside your Addon Scenery folder should show the new SEAFSX folder, like this.
SEAFSX.jpg
Inside the SEAFSX folder should look like this.
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Post by mel wilson » Thu Mar 18, 2010 6:49 pm

This looks as though it could be a sign of defeat at the first hurdle....... Ah well, ya cant win em all :?

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Post by AvroArrow » Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:19 pm

We're not defeated yet Mel! I've just been away from my home machine for a few days. I'll be home tomorrow and go through everything and check it against what you've sent.

Okay..... Thats fine.

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