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I'm not Bill Gates

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Sometimes I get the impression from these computer gaming companies that one needs to borrow a room-sized Main Frame from to run their game programs.  They also assume we're all versed in their tech-heavy vernacular. I am referring to X-Plane specifically, but even Microsoft's Flight Simulator X requires substantial computer capabilities in order to load and run their products. My issues with the Flight Simulator X program are fairly simple (I gave up on the X-Plane effort..):


1. The cockpit displays have Oval Shaped Instruments


2. The program downgrades terrain quality and other images, and when you select high-resolution of these features, the display will truncate the movement of the aircraft.  


My HP Desktop computer and 21" ONN Monitor have all the bits and such listed in the minimums listed on the game disk packaging. 


Microsoft ceased supporting both Windows 7 OS and FSX. ('Figures. I found this out after paying 100 bucks for their tech support subscription.)


All I need to know is how to round out the FSX flight instrument displays, and whether I need to upgrade RAM/BAM Thank You Ma'am in order to improve the FSX performance.  I am NOT Bill Gates, so if someone does have a suggestion to help with these issues, please be gentle with your verbiage. Thank you.






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You could maybe tell us what model of PC you have or the specs of the PC. Even if we are Experts, we do not have a kind of higher vision or a sixth sense which lets us know what kind of machine you are manipulating.

Here is how to find it:


Let us know,


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