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flight sims in windows 8?

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    it was taking over 4 hours to download everything. so I stopped it.
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    Windows 8 64-bit Media Center

    Ace Combat Assault Horizon off of Steam also works.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Here's a couple of videos on Microsoft Flight Simulators. I've got almost everyone to work. As long as you install the patches correctly and you are running 8.1, you should have no problems. Best to have latest video drivers install as well.

    This one is from back when I was on 8.0
    Windows 8: Flight Simulator Compatibility - YouTube

    These are both 8.1
    MS Flight Simulator X Runs on Windows 8.1 without Mods - YouTube

    MS Flight Simulator 2004 Perfect in Windows 8.1 RTM and later - YouTube
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    I don't have MS flight simulator so that did not help.
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Quote Originally Posted by commander View Post
    I don't have MS flight simulator so that did not help.
    Your original question was what Flight Simulators work on Windows 8.

    If you like what you see about MS Flight Simulator X, you can go buy it off of Amazon for about $25. Get the Gold Edition that includes the Acceleration Pack. There are hundreds, if not thousands of airplanes, scenery mods, etc, etc. out there for it.

    If you are concerned about it because it's not supported by Microsoft anymore, then look at one of the other flight sims that are currently in production.
    Last edited by OldGuyGeek; 25 Jun 2014 at 19:32. Reason: spelling error
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    Combat Fight Simulator 3 will work i have tried it on windows 8.1 pro
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