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Anonymous
March 7, 2005 2:04:16 AM

Archived from groups: alt.games.microsoft.flight-sim (More info?)

I bought a PC last year about this time last year, and I did not
intend to get readdicted to MSFS, when I bought it. It has a built
in Graphics card, which could only be upgraded by using the only
available slot on the main board, a PCI slot ( not PCI express, but
PCI). Since the bus speed is so slow on a PCI bus, I hardly got any
improvement from the 128 Meg video card I bought. Well I finally
decided to bite the bullet and just order a new Dell PC with
everything on it, a good gaming machine.

Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:

1. Install FS9 and then transfer all the folders and CFG.s both
scenery and FS9 over to the new PC, using a program like PC Relocater
Ultra. This would be the aircraft folders ( couple of payware add-ons
like Aerosoft Beaver, PMDG 737, Flight 1 ATR) . Then the folder that
holds FSnav, Active Sky, and all the add-on scenery files I have.

2. Install everything all over again, piece by piece. ( I really
don't want to do this, it's as much fun as taking a bath in a tub full
of broken glass) Of course I have made all kinds of tweaks to
scenery, effects files, sounds, panels, over the past year, and I
probably won't remember half of them. For this reason I am hoping
option one will work.

Any suggestions anyone?

Bob

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Anonymous
March 7, 2005 2:04:17 AM

Archived from groups: alt.games.microsoft.flight-sim (More info?)

On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 23:04:16 GMT, Bob Cordone wrote:

> Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
> move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:

Install a full version of FS9 on the new machine, then...

3) Buy a network cable, and simply xfer the files between the two 'puters
directly, allowing the files to overwrite the ones you just installed...

Simple, 'eh?

Bill
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 2:44:49 AM

Archived from groups: alt.games.microsoft.flight-sim (More info?)

Hi Bob... Those in the know tell us that there aren't any Windows registries from Flight Simulator. So just copying the folders over should work just fine. Don't forget the fs9.cfg file and those:

C:\Documents and Settings\{insert user name here}\My Documents\Flight Simulator Files

But just in case there are some registry keys, just install fs9 first. Then copy the folders over.

Bill



"Bob Cordone" <nospam@mindspring.com> wrote in message news:qb2n21do1r9ma44jisnlmvof41ku0db908@4ax.com...
Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2005 23:04:16 GMT

> I bought a PC last year about this time last year, and I did not
> intend to get readdicted to MSFS, when I bought it. It has a built
> in Graphics card, which could only be upgraded by using the only
> available slot on the main board, a PCI slot ( not PCI express, but
> PCI). Since the bus speed is so slow on a PCI bus, I hardly got any
> improvement from the 128 Meg video card I bought. Well I finally
> decided to bite the bullet and just order a new Dell PC with
> everything on it, a good gaming machine.
>
> Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
> move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:
>
> 1. Install FS9 and then transfer all the folders and CFG.s both
> scenery and FS9 over to the new PC, using a program like PC Relocater
> Ultra. This would be the aircraft folders ( couple of payware add-ons
> like Aerosoft Beaver, PMDG 737, Flight 1 ATR) . Then the folder that
> holds FSnav, Active Sky, and all the add-on scenery files I have.
>
> 2. Install everything all over again, piece by piece. ( I really
> don't want to do this, it's as much fun as taking a bath in a tub full
> of broken glass) Of course I have made all kinds of tweaks to
> scenery, effects files, sounds, panels, over the past year, and I
> probably won't remember half of them. For this reason I am hoping
> option one will work.
>
> Any suggestions anyone?
>
> Bob
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Anonymous
March 7, 2005 3:31:52 AM

Archived from groups: alt.games.microsoft.flight-sim (More info?)

Well there are some references: More importantly I'd be concerned about the config files in your application data
folder.

Some basic locators: Some are just remaps of the Hive from CLASSES to LOCAL_MACHINE etc.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\fs9.exe\shell\Open\Command
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\CurVer
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\DefaultIcon
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\Shell\Open\Command
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\fs9.exe\shell\Open\Command
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\CurVer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\DefaultIcon
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\Shell\Open\Command
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectPlay8\Applications\{0808caa5-e62c-4691-8957-5d4524b922da} KEY:
ExecutableFileName ... Path etc.

Uninstall Info:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flight Simulator 9.0

Anitvirus might have something like this:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ComputerAssociates\InoculateIT\6.0\Realtime KEY: szExcludeDirs

Firewall info might look like this:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List

DirectX uses this:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D\MostRecentApplication
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\DirectInput\FS9.EXE00534D690007E000
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectPlay\Applications\Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
KEYS: File and Launcher Note a Guid key also.
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3825228898-4269483969-3991436212-1005\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D\MostRecentApplication


Your profile will most likely have something in the MUI cache.

Explorer will have some misc. entries for MRU listings for installed AC and such.
Visual Studio users will have various MRU listings also.
--
....Carl Frisk
Anger is a brief madness.
- Horace, 20 B.C.
http://www.carlfrisk.com


"BillW50" <BillW50@aol.kom> wrote in message news:RBMWd.6753$DW.854@newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...

Hi Bob... Those in the know tell us that there aren't any Windows registries from Flight Simulator. So just copying the
folders over should work just fine. Don't forget the fs9.cfg file and those:

C:\Documents and Settings\{insert user name here}\My Documents\Flight Simulator Files

But just in case there are some registry keys, just install fs9 first. Then copy the folders over.

Bill



"Bob Cordone" <nospam@mindspring.com> wrote in message news:qb2n21do1r9ma44jisnlmvof41ku0db908@4ax.com...
Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2005 23:04:16 GMT

> I bought a PC last year about this time last year, and I did not
> intend to get readdicted to MSFS, when I bought it. It has a built
> in Graphics card, which could only be upgraded by using the only
> available slot on the main board, a PCI slot ( not PCI express, but
> PCI). Since the bus speed is so slow on a PCI bus, I hardly got any
> improvement from the 128 Meg video card I bought. Well I finally
> decided to bite the bullet and just order a new Dell PC with
> everything on it, a good gaming machine.
>
> Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
> move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:
>
> 1. Install FS9 and then transfer all the folders and CFG.s both
> scenery and FS9 over to the new PC, using a program like PC Relocater
> Ultra. This would be the aircraft folders ( couple of payware add-ons
> like Aerosoft Beaver, PMDG 737, Flight 1 ATR) . Then the folder that
> holds FSnav, Active Sky, and all the add-on scenery files I have.
>
> 2. Install everything all over again, piece by piece. ( I really
> don't want to do this, it's as much fun as taking a bath in a tub full
> of broken glass) Of course I have made all kinds of tweaks to
> scenery, effects files, sounds, panels, over the past year, and I
> probably won't remember half of them. For this reason I am hoping
> option one will work.
>
> Any suggestions anyone?
>
> Bob
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 4:01:59 AM

Archived from groups: alt.games.microsoft.flight-sim (More info?)

I know I installed either FS9 or FS8 on a Windows 2000 machine (which also had Windows 98SE on the same machine). And then I switched over to 98SE and it ran just fine. Nor would it surprise me if the first time you ran FS9 (or FS8), if it would add any missing registry keys anyway.

None of those keys should effect FS anyway. They are used for telling only software what you are running on your system. I wouldn't doubt if Windows Update also grabs this information and then send them to Microsoft. All educated guesses on my part of course.

Bill



"Carl Frisk" <c.frisk@REMOVE.verizon.net> wrote in message news:YhNWd.80671$wc.59485@trnddc07...
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 00:31:52 GMT

> Well there are some references: More importantly I'd be concerned about the config files in your application data
> folder.
>
> Some basic locators: Some are just remaps of the Hive from CLASSES to LOCAL_MACHINE etc.
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\fs9.exe\shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\CurVer
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\DefaultIcon
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\Shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\fs9.exe\shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\CurVer
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\DefaultIcon
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\Shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectPlay8\Applications\{0808caa5-e62c-4691-8957-5d4524b922da} KEY:
> ExecutableFileName ... Path etc.
>
> Uninstall Info:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flight Simulator 9.0
>
> Anitvirus might have something like this:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ComputerAssociates\InoculateIT\6.0\Realtime KEY: szExcludeDirs
>
> Firewall info might look like this:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List
>
> DirectX uses this:
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D\MostRecentApplication
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\DirectInput\FS9.EXE00534D690007E000
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectPlay\Applications\Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
> KEYS: File and Launcher Note a Guid key also.
> HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3825228898-4269483969-3991436212-1005\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D\MostRecentApplication
>
>
> Your profile will most likely have something in the MUI cache.
>
> Explorer will have some misc. entries for MRU listings for installed AC and such.
> Visual Studio users will have various MRU listings also.
> --
> ...Carl Frisk
> Anger is a brief madness.
> - Horace, 20 B.C.
> http://www.carlfrisk.com
>
>
> "BillW50" <BillW50@aol.kom> wrote in message news:RBMWd.6753$DW.854@newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...
>
> Hi Bob... Those in the know tell us that there aren't any Windows registries from Flight Simulator. So just copying the
> folders over should work just fine. Don't forget the fs9.cfg file and those:
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\{insert user name here}\My Documents\Flight Simulator Files
>
> But just in case there are some registry keys, just install fs9 first. Then copy the folders over.
>
> Bill
>
>
>
> "Bob Cordone" <nospam@mindspring.com> wrote in message news:qb2n21do1r9ma44jisnlmvof41ku0db908@4ax.com...
> Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2005 23:04:16 GMT
>
> > I bought a PC last year about this time last year, and I did not
> > intend to get readdicted to MSFS, when I bought it. It has a built
> > in Graphics card, which could only be upgraded by using the only
> > available slot on the main board, a PCI slot ( not PCI express, but
> > PCI). Since the bus speed is so slow on a PCI bus, I hardly got any
> > improvement from the 128 Meg video card I bought. Well I finally
> > decided to bite the bullet and just order a new Dell PC with
> > everything on it, a good gaming machine.
> >
> > Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
> > move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:
> >
> > 1. Install FS9 and then transfer all the folders and CFG.s both
> > scenery and FS9 over to the new PC, using a program like PC Relocater
> > Ultra. This would be the aircraft folders ( couple of payware add-ons
> > like Aerosoft Beaver, PMDG 737, Flight 1 ATR) . Then the folder that
> > holds FSnav, Active Sky, and all the add-on scenery files I have.
> >
> > 2. Install everything all over again, piece by piece. ( I really
> > don't want to do this, it's as much fun as taking a bath in a tub full
> > of broken glass) Of course I have made all kinds of tweaks to
> > scenery, effects files, sounds, panels, over the past year, and I
> > probably won't remember half of them. For this reason I am hoping
> > option one will work.
> >
> > Any suggestions anyone?
> >
> > Bob
>
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 9:49:13 AM

Archived from groups: alt.games.microsoft.flight-sim (More info?)

Maybe you want to copy more than FS9 to you new machine. In that case it is
easier to use a Serial zero modem cable for PC<->PC data transfer. You can
copy what ever you like.

"Bob Cordone" <nospam@mindspring.com> schreef in bericht
news:qb2n21do1r9ma44jisnlmvof41ku0db908@4ax.com...
>I bought a PC last year about this time last year, and I did not
> intend to get readdicted to MSFS, when I bought it. It has a built
> in Graphics card, which could only be upgraded by using the only
> available slot on the main board, a PCI slot ( not PCI express, but
> PCI). Since the bus speed is so slow on a PCI bus, I hardly got any
> improvement from the 128 Meg video card I bought. Well I finally
> decided to bite the bullet and just order a new Dell PC with
> everything on it, a good gaming machine.
>
> Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
> move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:
>
> 1. Install FS9 and then transfer all the folders and CFG.s both
> scenery and FS9 over to the new PC, using a program like PC Relocater
> Ultra. This would be the aircraft folders ( couple of payware add-ons
> like Aerosoft Beaver, PMDG 737, Flight 1 ATR) . Then the folder that
> holds FSnav, Active Sky, and all the add-on scenery files I have.
>
> 2. Install everything all over again, piece by piece. ( I really
> don't want to do this, it's as much fun as taking a bath in a tub full
> of broken glass) Of course I have made all kinds of tweaks to
> scenery, effects files, sounds, panels, over the past year, and I
> probably won't remember half of them. For this reason I am hoping
> option one will work.
>
> Any suggestions anyone?
>
> Bob
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 10:23:54 AM

Archived from groups: alt.games.microsoft.flight-sim (More info?)

--
....Carl Frisk
Anger is a brief madness.
- Horace, 20 B.C.
http://www.carlfrisk.com


"BillW50" <BillW50@aol.kom> wrote in message news:bKNWd.6771$DW.2658@newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...

I know I installed either FS9 or FS8 on a Windows 2000 machine (which also had Windows 98SE on the same machine). And
then I switched over to 98SE and it ran just fine. Nor would it surprise me if the first time you ran FS9 (or FS8), if
it would add any missing registry keys anyway.

None of those keys should effect FS anyway. They are used for telling only software what you are running on your system.
I wouldn't doubt if Windows Update also grabs this information and then send them to Microsoft. All educated guesses on
my part of course.

Bill



"Carl Frisk" <c.frisk@REMOVE.verizon.net> wrote in message news:YhNWd.80671$wc.59485@trnddc07...
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 00:31:52 GMT

> Well there are some references: More importantly I'd be concerned about the config files in your application data
> folder.
>
> Some basic locators: Some are just remaps of the Hive from CLASSES to LOCAL_MACHINE etc.
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\fs9.exe\shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\CurVer
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\DefaultIcon
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\Shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\fs9.exe\shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\CurVer
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\DefaultIcon
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\Shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectPlay8\Applications\{0808caa5-e62c-4691-8957-5d4524b922da} KEY:
> ExecutableFileName ... Path etc.
>
> Uninstall Info:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flight Simulator 9.0
>
> Anitvirus might have something like this:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ComputerAssociates\InoculateIT\6.0\Realtime KEY: szExcludeDirs
>
> Firewall info might look like this:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List
>
> DirectX uses this:
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D\MostRecentApplication
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\DirectInput\FS9.EXE00534D690007E000
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectPlay\Applications\Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
> KEYS: File and Launcher Note a Guid key also.
> HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3825228898-4269483969-3991436212-1005\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D\MostRecentApplication
>
>
> Your profile will most likely have something in the MUI cache.
>
> Explorer will have some misc. entries for MRU listings for installed AC and such.
> Visual Studio users will have various MRU listings also.
> --
> ...Carl Frisk
> Anger is a brief madness.
> - Horace, 20 B.C.
> http://www.carlfrisk.com
>
>
> "BillW50" <BillW50@aol.kom> wrote in message news:RBMWd.6753$DW.854@newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...
>
> Hi Bob... Those in the know tell us that there aren't any Windows registries from Flight Simulator. So just copying
> the
> folders over should work just fine. Don't forget the fs9.cfg file and those:
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\{insert user name here}\My Documents\Flight Simulator Files
>
> But just in case there are some registry keys, just install fs9 first. Then copy the folders over.
>
> Bill
>
>
>
> "Bob Cordone" <nospam@mindspring.com> wrote in message news:qb2n21do1r9ma44jisnlmvof41ku0db908@4ax.com...
> Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2005 23:04:16 GMT
>
> > I bought a PC last year about this time last year, and I did not
> > intend to get readdicted to MSFS, when I bought it. It has a built
> > in Graphics card, which could only be upgraded by using the only
> > available slot on the main board, a PCI slot ( not PCI express, but
> > PCI). Since the bus speed is so slow on a PCI bus, I hardly got any
> > improvement from the 128 Meg video card I bought. Well I finally
> > decided to bite the bullet and just order a new Dell PC with
> > everything on it, a good gaming machine.
> >
> > Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
> > move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:
> >
> > 1. Install FS9 and then transfer all the folders and CFG.s both
> > scenery and FS9 over to the new PC, using a program like PC Relocater
> > Ultra. This would be the aircraft folders ( couple of payware add-ons
> > like Aerosoft Beaver, PMDG 737, Flight 1 ATR) . Then the folder that
> > holds FSnav, Active Sky, and all the add-on scenery files I have.
> >
> > 2. Install everything all over again, piece by piece. ( I really
> > don't want to do this, it's as much fun as taking a bath in a tub full
> > of broken glass) Of course I have made all kinds of tweaks to
> > scenery, effects files, sounds, panels, over the past year, and I
> > probably won't remember half of them. For this reason I am hoping
> > option one will work.
> >
> > Any suggestions anyone?
> >
> > Bob
>
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 10:24:48 AM

Archived from groups: alt.games.microsoft.flight-sim (More info?)

I was simply providing the information FYI for correctness. None of them are instrumental to running FS9.exe. However
the .cfg files are as I stated.

--
....Carl Frisk
Anger is a brief madness.
- Horace, 20 B.C.
http://www.carlfrisk.com


"BillW50" <BillW50@aol.kom> wrote in message news:bKNWd.6771$DW.2658@newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...

I know I installed either FS9 or FS8 on a Windows 2000 machine (which also had Windows 98SE on the same machine). And
then I switched over to 98SE and it ran just fine. Nor would it surprise me if the first time you ran FS9 (or FS8), if
it would add any missing registry keys anyway.

None of those keys should effect FS anyway. They are used for telling only software what you are running on your system.
I wouldn't doubt if Windows Update also grabs this information and then send them to Microsoft. All educated guesses on
my part of course.

Bill



"Carl Frisk" <c.frisk@REMOVE.verizon.net> wrote in message news:YhNWd.80671$wc.59485@trnddc07...
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 00:31:52 GMT

> Well there are some references: More importantly I'd be concerned about the config files in your application data
> folder.
>
> Some basic locators: Some are just remaps of the Hive from CLASSES to LOCAL_MACHINE etc.
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\fs9.exe\shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\CurVer
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\DefaultIcon
> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\Shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\fs9.exe\shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\CurVer
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\DefaultIcon
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Microsoft.MicrosoftFlightSimulator.9\Shell\Open\Command
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectPlay8\Applications\{0808caa5-e62c-4691-8957-5d4524b922da} KEY:
> ExecutableFileName ... Path etc.
>
> Uninstall Info:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Flight Simulator 9.0
>
> Anitvirus might have something like this:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ComputerAssociates\InoculateIT\6.0\Realtime KEY: szExcludeDirs
>
> Firewall info might look like this:
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List
>
> DirectX uses this:
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D\MostRecentApplication
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\DirectInput\FS9.EXE00534D690007E000
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectPlay\Applications\Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004
> KEYS: File and Launcher Note a Guid key also.
> HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-3825228898-4269483969-3991436212-1005\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D\MostRecentApplication
>
>
> Your profile will most likely have something in the MUI cache.
>
> Explorer will have some misc. entries for MRU listings for installed AC and such.
> Visual Studio users will have various MRU listings also.
> --
> ...Carl Frisk
> Anger is a brief madness.
> - Horace, 20 B.C.
> http://www.carlfrisk.com
>
>
> "BillW50" <BillW50@aol.kom> wrote in message news:RBMWd.6753$DW.854@newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...
>
> Hi Bob... Those in the know tell us that there aren't any Windows registries from Flight Simulator. So just copying
> the
> folders over should work just fine. Don't forget the fs9.cfg file and those:
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\{insert user name here}\My Documents\Flight Simulator Files
>
> But just in case there are some registry keys, just install fs9 first. Then copy the folders over.
>
> Bill
>
>
>
> "Bob Cordone" <nospam@mindspring.com> wrote in message news:qb2n21do1r9ma44jisnlmvof41ku0db908@4ax.com...
> Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2005 23:04:16 GMT
>
> > I bought a PC last year about this time last year, and I did not
> > intend to get readdicted to MSFS, when I bought it. It has a built
> > in Graphics card, which could only be upgraded by using the only
> > available slot on the main board, a PCI slot ( not PCI express, but
> > PCI). Since the bus speed is so slow on a PCI bus, I hardly got any
> > improvement from the 128 Meg video card I bought. Well I finally
> > decided to bite the bullet and just order a new Dell PC with
> > everything on it, a good gaming machine.
> >
> > Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
> > move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:
> >
> > 1. Install FS9 and then transfer all the folders and CFG.s both
> > scenery and FS9 over to the new PC, using a program like PC Relocater
> > Ultra. This would be the aircraft folders ( couple of payware add-ons
> > like Aerosoft Beaver, PMDG 737, Flight 1 ATR) . Then the folder that
> > holds FSnav, Active Sky, and all the add-on scenery files I have.
> >
> > 2. Install everything all over again, piece by piece. ( I really
> > don't want to do this, it's as much fun as taking a bath in a tub full
> > of broken glass) Of course I have made all kinds of tweaks to
> > scenery, effects files, sounds, panels, over the past year, and I
> > probably won't remember half of them. For this reason I am hoping
> > option one will work.
> >
> > Any suggestions anyone?
> >
> > Bob
>
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 12:09:07 PM

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"Wim Dijkgraaf" <wim.dijkgraaf@pandora.be> wrote in message
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> Maybe you want to copy more than FS9 to you new machine. In that case it
> is easier to use a Serial zero modem cable for PC<->PC data transfer. You
> can copy what ever you like.

I havent heard that one for a long time. But I think that a lan connection
with a switch or simply a cross cable is a better, faster cheaper solution.

Gerard
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 4:23:27 PM

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"Gerard Verhoef" <Gerard_Verhoef@Hotmail.com> wrote in message
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>
> "Wim Dijkgraaf" <wim.dijkgraaf@pandora.be> wrote in message
> news:JPSWd.31585$Xi2.3154998@phobos.telenet-ops.be...
>> Maybe you want to copy more than FS9 to you new machine. In that case it
>> is easier to use a Serial zero modem cable for PC<->PC data transfer. You
>> can copy what ever you like.
>
> I havent heard that one for a long time. But I think that a lan connection
> with a switch or simply a cross cable is a better, faster cheaper
> solution.
>
> Gerard
>
>
>

If you just install the program first, most of those entries in the registry
should be created.
And if you do copy files using a network cable and you don't have a hub make
sure you use a 'cross-over' cable.

Chris
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 6:40:58 PM

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Well apparently Wim Dijkgraaf, Gerard Verhoef, Chris Curtis, and Bill Leaming all like the idea of connecting up the two computers together to form a tiny temporary network. Well this will work of course, but way too much work to setup and the transfer speeds are way too slow for copying GBs. Even at 100Mbps!

I'll setup a network for someone about once every two years. And it is always a pain in the butt! As you will probably spend about 2 or more hours just getting them talking to each other. Then we are talking many more hours transferring GBs of files. Just way too much trouble if you ask me.

What I personally rather do is to remove one HD out of one machine and install it into the other as a slave drive. Now copy the files over. Then when done, put the slave drive back. All of this will probably take just an hour. Not all day job by hooking up a network and then transferring the files over.

Now having said the above, I do use a home network with 4 computers here. But I would have never bothered with a network just to copy files from one to another. As when one uses one high speed Internet connection, it doesn't make much sense to buy separate high speed modems for each computer. As running the connection through a network is far cheaper. And it is okay to transfer small files over the network, but for GBs... No way!

What I use here for transferring GBs, is an external HD connected through the USB2 port. This method, I have to transfer them twice. But it is still far faster than using the network. Btw, back 20 years ago we called this method of networking as sneakernet.

It's all up to you Bob, but I'm just telling you how I would do it in your shoes.


Bill
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 7:19:26 PM

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I have to agree with Bill here. I have spent hours trying to get local
netorks going and then they work slowly.

With an external HD in a USB to IDE connector (about $30 US or less), you
can keep everything you want backed up and just stick into the USB
connector of your other machine to transfer.

Of couse, I also have nowadays a little USB flash disc, the size of a
penknife and 256MB which will transfer stuff as quickly as it takes to
unplug and plug into the other machine.

Cheers,

Quilly
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 7:36:47 PM

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Connecting a cable from one PC to another PC takes 2 minutes. Switch on the
PC's, start move and go to bed. Don't tell me that you have an easier
solution. FS9 in my case is about 20GB so, I have a nice night and BINGO!!!!

"Quilljar" <wykehill-flightsim@yahoo.co.uk> schreef in bericht
news:393d8eF5u2bb4U1@individual.net...
>I have to agree with Bill here. I have spent hours trying to get local
>netorks going and then they work slowly.
>
> With an external HD in a USB to IDE connector (about $30 US or less), you
> can keep everything you want backed up and just stick into the USB
> connector of your other machine to transfer.
>
> Of couse, I also have nowadays a little USB flash disc, the size of a
> penknife and 256MB which will transfer stuff as quickly as it takes to
> unplug and plug into the other machine.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Quilly
>
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 11:18:34 PM

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I wish my networking went like that. As I am going my memory, here is what it is like before transferring any files on a network goes for me.

Usually anything else besides "Client for Microsoft Networks" just never works right for me. For example, if you are using Windows Logon, you'll be just wasting your time.

Installing the wrong protocol with "Client for Microsoft Networks" and it will never work. Hopefully Windows will install the right ones, but sometimes it doesn't. More time lost.

Make sure "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks" is toggled on. Otherwise you will be spinning your wheels trying to figure out why you can see the computer, but can't see anything inside of it.

Connect up the cables.

Nothing is working... hours later you discover that ZoneAlarm automatically sets the local network as Internet Zone by default. Now you have to learn that ZA's Trusted Zone means local network for most of us. Now you have to learn what "You cannot edit the name, ip address, or subnet mask of an active Adapter Subnet." really means.

Finally you have the firewall problems worked out. Or you say the heck with it and unload the firewall.

Oops! Both computers are using different Workgroup names. That will never work either. Make them the same.

Oops! Both computers have the same computer name. Need to change this too.

Oops! I need to user name and password of the other computer. Gee I entered this in once two years ago and Windows never asked me this ever again. Now where did I write that silly password down two years ago.

Many hours later you believe you have everything setup correctly and you still can't see any files on the other computer. What's wrong now?

Reason: You haven't shared any files/folders yet.

Finally you have the two computers talking to one another. Although now it is the next morning (and you didn't get any sleep) and now the computers have to spend the rest of the day transferring about 20GBs worth of files.

But maybe you're right Wim! Maybe connecting two computers up by just one cable, you might not have to do all of the above steps. But I do seem to remember you do.

Just for fun, I'm transferring 24GB worth of files (about 32,000 of them) over my network. Unfortunately while one computer is connected at 100Mbps to the network, the other is connected at 10Mbps. And after an hour, only 2.6GB has been transferred so far. So it looks like it will take about 9 hours at 10Mbps to move something like FS9 over.

So unless I figured something wrong, here is what it would look like:

24GB @ USB2 HD to internal about 24 minutes (1 GB per min)
24GB @ 100Mbps about 1.2 hours (333 MB per min)
24GB @ USB1.1 HD to internal about 6:30 hours (61MB per min)
24GB @ 010Mbps about 9 hours (44MB per min)
24GB @ USB1.1 Flash drive about 14 hours (28MB per min)
24GB using serial to serial @ 115Kbps about 1000 hours (0.06MB per min)

NOTE: My Flash Drive stated it was USB2 compatible so I thought it ran at USB2 speeds. But it does not.


Bill




"Wim Dijkgraaf" <wim.dijkgraaf@pandora.be> wrote in message news:zq%Wd.31899$_k7.3249188@phobos.telenet-ops.be...
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 16:36:47 GMT

> Connecting a cable from one PC to another PC takes 2 minutes. Switch on the
> PC's, start move and go to bed. Don't tell me that you have an easier
> solution. FS9 in my case is about 20GB so, I have a nice night and BINGO!!!!
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 11:29:33 PM

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> NOTE: My Flash Drive stated it was USB2 compatible so I thought it
> ran at USB2 speeds. But it does not.
>
>
> Bill

Bill,
You have just described exactly my problem with a cable, (and I have the
correct cable too!)

BTW with your flash drive, you need to have a USB2 card or motherboard
first!
But I guess you knew that:-)


Cheers,

Quilly
Anonymous
March 8, 2005 1:11:45 AM

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"Quilljar" <wykehill-flightsim@yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message news:393rtdF5rbkufU1@individual.net...
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 20:29:33 -0000

> > NOTE: My Flash Drive stated it was USB2 compatible so I thought it
> > ran at USB2 speeds. But it does not.
> >
> >
> > Bill
>
> Bill,
> You have just described exactly my problem with a cable, (and I have the
> correct cable too!)

Hi Qilly... Oh thank goodness! I was hoping that it just wasn't me with these networking problems. Now if one does it often enough, it probably can be done in a few minutes. Although if you don't, then you and I hit one snag right after another.

> BTW with your flash drive, you need to have a USB2 card or motherboard
> first!
> But I guess you knew that:-)

Yep, I tried that and the USB2 ports is only a few percent faster than my USB1.1 ones. So in the long run, I'm talking about a few seconds difference. Being now curious, I dug out the box and the paperwork. And nowhere does it claim USB2 anywhere! Oops!

The only thing I could think of why I thought this one was USB compatible because I must have seen one that looked just like this one that stated so. But I bought this one because this one was cheaper for the same body style and RAM. I guess I should have looked closer. <sigh>

While this one is a 256MB, my first one was 32MB years ago. I did have a 128MB before the 256MB, but I gave it to my sister after she said she wanted one.


Bill
Anonymous
March 8, 2005 3:02:10 PM

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Bill, and anyone else interested,
I have just been sent details of a new gadget which may be what we have both
been looking for. A USB data linkl cable. It seems you can now link peer to
peer without any need for all that networking stuff. Just USB to USB link
and start moving files. for £12.95 GBP or about $25 USD

http://www.thegadgetstore.com/TemplatePages/Category.as...

--
Cheers,

Quilly
Anonymous
March 8, 2005 7:45:03 PM

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That is just wonderful news Quilly! Thanks for sharing this with us.

Bill



"Quilljar" <wykehill-flightsim@yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message news:395ii2F5valqpU1@individual.net...
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 12:02:10 -0000

> Bill, and anyone else interested,
> I have just been sent details of a new gadget which may be what we have both
> been looking for. A USB data linkl cable. It seems you can now link peer to
> peer without any need for all that networking stuff. Just USB to USB link
> and start moving files. for £12.95 GBP or about $25 USD
>
> http://www.thegadgetstore.com/TemplatePages/Category.as...
>
> --
> Cheers,
>
> Quilly
March 10, 2005 10:42:55 PM

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Would the 9.1 patch be an issue?

Jon
"Bill Leaming" <n4gix@comcast.net> wrote in message
news:11fb488ufhmbm$.1e3ff6032p4l8.dlg@40tude.net...
> On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 23:04:16 GMT, Bob Cordone wrote:
>
> > Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
> > move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:
>
> Install a full version of FS9 on the new machine, then...
>
> 3) Buy a network cable, and simply xfer the files between the two 'puters
> directly, allowing the files to overwrite the ones you just installed...
>
> Simple, 'eh?
>
> Bill
Anonymous
March 10, 2005 10:50:57 PM

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No, as long as you allow all of the new install files to be overridden.

Bill


"Jon" <jon@silk.fsnet.co.uk> wrote in message news:D 0q7vs$5d8$1@newsg1.svr.pol.co.uk...
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 19:42:55 -0000

> Would the 9.1 patch be an issue?
>
> Jon
> "Bill Leaming" <n4gix@comcast.net> wrote in message
> news:11fb488ufhmbm$.1e3ff6032p4l8.dlg@40tude.net...
> > On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 23:04:16 GMT, Bob Cordone wrote:
> >
> > > Now I am waiting for it to be delivered and I am wondering just how to
> > > move FS9 from the machine I have now to the new one. Options are:
> >
> > Install a full version of FS9 on the new machine, then...
> >
> > 3) Buy a network cable, and simply xfer the files between the two 'puters
> > directly, allowing the files to overwrite the ones you just installed...
> >
> > Simple, 'eh?
> >
> > Bill
!