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Retail Disc Version - Download & Installation guide

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INSTALL THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PACK FOR APPS & WEBSITES

Before installing Microsoft Flight Simulator, install the US English Language Pack for Apps & Websites. To do so, click the links corresponding to your Windows version below, and follow the instructions:

 

INSTALL MICROSOFT FLIGHT SIMULATOR

  1. Insert Disc 1 and proceed with the Disc installation.
  2. After reaching DVD 10, you will be prompted for an activation code.Annotation_2020-08-14_162415.png
  3. Redeem the one-time use code in the Microsoft Store app.
  4. Once redeemed, click on the Library iconLibraryIcon.png
  5. Click on the filter "Games"FilterGames.png
  6. In the list, select Microsoft Flight Simulator then click Install.
  7. Once the app is installed, click on Open to launch Microsoft Flight Simulator.
  8. Sign in with your Microsoft Account (Xbox Live account) 
  9. Using the checkboxes, select the additional content you want to download and install (You can also choose to install your additional content later once the base sim is installed.)Screenshot 2022-03-23 105956.png
  10. Click Update to start downloading the packages.

 

NOTE: To install the packages at the location of your choice, see All versions - Can I choose or change the installation path? (Install on the D: drive instead of the C: drive for instance)

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