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How to delete a Steam cloud save to fix some loading issues or reset the logbook


You may need to reset your cloud save to fix issues caused by corrupted saves or profiles.

Warning: Deleting the cloud save will wipe your logbook permanently as well as any custom control profiles and settings. You will not lose the achievements already unlocked on this profile but progression towards achievements and the logbook information cannot be recovered.

  1. From your Steam Library, right-click on the Microsoft Flight Simulator icon
  2. Click on Properties
  3. Uncheck the "Keep Game saves in the cloud for Microsoft Flight Simulator" box
  4. Open (by default)
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata
  5. Find the folder corresponding to your profile and delete the folder: Steam\userdata\usernumber)\1250410
  6. Restart Microsoft Flight Simulator
  7. Follow the onboarding and launch a flight

  8. If everything works, quit Microsoft Flight Simulator then you can re-enable Steam Cloud Sync.

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