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FSX:SE Can't find .ini file

I have FSX Steam installed but AIFP has no ini file in the main directory C:/AIFP; where is it..it can't find FSX Steam which is on a separate partition and drive.
I found another copy of aifp on my p3d computer and it had an "ini" file so i copied it to my fsx machine and its fine. Don't know why the new download didn't have an ini in it?

Thank you,
Bob M.
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As you have discovered, there is no .ini file in a general release. The .ini file (if there isn't one already) is generated when AIFP closes for the first time.

Thank you, it closed many times and kept saying that "no flight simulator was found and closing." I found as stated another ini on a different machine and copied it over so I could tell it where to look :)

Warmest and Best Wishes,
Bob M.


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it closed many times and kept saying that "no flight simulator was found and closing."
This suggests FSX:SE is not installed normally since AIFP was unable to find its usual registry settings. By using the old .ini file, you "told" AIFP where to look.