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Old 01-10-2015, 04:40 AM
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Downloading, Extracting, and Installing, Free Add Ons, to Proper Location

This "Simplified Procedure" Works for Windows 7, 8, & 10
Or Follow, "Official Procedure" In the Add On's link
DOWNLOAD, ALL 5 ADD-ONS. THEIR FREE!
HERES THE ADD ON's LINK: http://www.realflight.com/support/kb...ght7&q=16-1033

1) "LEFT CLICK", Instead of "RIGHT CLICK". Files will be sent to your computers "Download Folder". (in Compressed, Zip File Form)
2) ONCE ALL 5, ADD ON FILES, ARE DOWNLOADED, GO TO YOUR "DOWNLOADS" FOLDER.
3) RIGHT CLICK, on the desired, "Compressed", "ZIP FILE" (This will bring up, an Options Menu)
4) Left Click "Extract All"
This will open up a window, "Extract Compressed (zip) Folders"; "Select Destination and Extract Files".
METHOD 1

Please note: These instructions assume Windows is installed on the C: drive on your computer and RealFlight G4.x, G5.x, 6.x, 7.x, or 8.x is installed in the default location.(C)

5) Type: C:\ProgramFiles(x86)\RealFlight7\Data Click: "EXTRACT". (For RF 7.5)
... Type: C:\ProgramFiles(x86)\RealFlight8\Data Click: "EXTRACT". (For RF 8) See First Picture Below
Note: ProgramFiles(x86), is the location, on a 64 Bit system, where 32 Bit Program files (like RealFlight) are located.
Note; Use the Full Version File name, eg "RealFlight7" (NOT "7.5") If in doubt, see Method 5b
Note: For other RealFlight versions use Full Version Name RealFlight(4,5,6,7,8)
METHOD 2
(Using Method 5b, will allow you to VERIFY, that you are using the Correct File Path)
5b) Left Click; Browse, Double (L) click (each):
Computer>Local Disk (C: )>Program Files (x86)>RealFlightr7>Data. Click "OK". Click "EXTRACT" (For RF 7.5)
Computer>Local Disk (C: )>Program Files (x86)>RealFlight8>Data. Click "OK". Click "EXTRACT" (For RF 8)
Note: (Windows 10) After clicking EXTRACT, "Authorize", Administrative Rights, when prompted.

Note; This is the procedure for the "FREE ADD-ON'S".

For Swap files:
http://www.knifeedge.com/forums/show...54&postcount=4

For Expansion Packs, and Mega Packs; Follow Instructions Specific to Each.

Now run RealFlight (G4 or later version) and the Add-Ons content will be available in the AIRCRAFT, And, AIRPORT, selection dialogs.

Enjoy!
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File Type: jpg Add On File Path.JPG (32.1 KB, 10 views)
File Type: jpg Program Files(x86).JPG (78.7 KB, 10 views)
File Type: jpg RF8 Data.JPG (239.5 KB, 10 views)

Last edited by adrenoline 60; 07-02-2018 at 12:30 PM. Reason: ADD LINK, Clarify
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