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Washington XP
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Carter0507


Name: Dave Carter
Posts: 7
Location: United Kingdom
Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:34   No installer

Hi, I purchased the Washinngton XP this weekend along with NYC Airports (another issue in the other thread)... When I open the downloaded folder I was expecting an installer (Im on Windows 10) when I open open the "DD Washington XP INSTALLER" I have 2 folders "no_static" "with_static" and 2 text files "earth_nav" and earth_nav11" plus a DAT file "user_nav.dat

Am I missing something, shouldn't they be an exe file to run for windows (like there is for nyc airports?

Not having a good weekend with these products so far.
 
 
DD Stanislaw
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Name: Stanislaw Drzewiecki
Posts: 2825
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 14:16   

Hi.
I guess you have downloaded something wrong as the EXE installer should be included too, but anyway, you can manually put all required folders to the correct directions. Please read the attached manual.
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Carter0507


Name: Dave Carter
Posts: 7
Location: United Kingdom
Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 15:06   

Thanks but can't see the attached instructions.

[ Added: Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:16 ]
DD - In the PDF manual that I have with the download it only states the below, I need a detailed manual on where each specific folder/ library goes please. Which attached manual are you referring to?

"Please uninstall all other sceneries of all included airports before proceeding. The scenery will be automatically added to the X-Plane scenery library. "
 
 
DD Stanislaw
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Name: Stanislaw Drzewiecki
Posts: 2825
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 14:45   

Please post a screenshot of the files that you have downloaded. There should be file called "How to install under Mac/Linux" or something similar. The instructions are the same for Windows in case there is no EXE file.
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slgoldberg


Name: Steve Goldberg
Posts: 4
Location: United States
Posted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:37   

slgoldberg wrote:
...the Washington XP installer for Windows is adding a custom "user_nav.dat" file to the .../XPlane 11/Custom Data/ folder.


Drzewiecki folks, do you have nothing to say about this? I'm very concerned the Washington XP installer is silently adding a custom BROKEN user_nav.dat file to everyone's Custom Data folder, which is doubly-bad because it's (a) not expected for a scenery installer, and (b) not correct since it breaks ILS approaches to KDCA (at least for XP11).

Please answer? I'm just hoping for an acknowledgment that you are in fact installing this file (because otherwise, I have no idea who did), and if you can either remove it from your installer or explain why you needed to install it and maybe I can help troubleshoot why it's breaking ILS.

Thanks.

Steve
 
 
DD Stanislaw
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Name: Stanislaw Drzewiecki
Posts: 2825
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Posted: Yesterday 9:07   

With all our XP products you are free to proceed with a fully manual install (using the Mac/Linux zip installer). With this method you can inspect each and every file you are placing into your sim folder, if you wish to do so. Anyway, if there is a problem with nav data, it is most probably caused by a faulty install. Please refer to these manual for the correct install procedure:

Drzewiecki Design XP10/XP11 products - manual install instructions (English)
Drzewiecki Design XP10/XP11 products - manual install instructions (Polish)
Drzewiecki Design XP10/XP11 products - manual install instructions (Russian)
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slgoldberg


Name: Steve Goldberg
Posts: 4
Location: United States
Posted: Yesterday 11:21   

Hi, Stanislaw, thanks for the response -- however, I don't think you read my original message in the previous page (sorry).

The problem is clear and I can't be the only one with this problem. Can someone else confirm that user_nav.dat is breaking KDCA ILS approaches for them, too?

I had no problem performing the installation, and it was no error on my part. Your installer must have added that file (user_nav.dat). Can you not confirm that it does? That's all I'm asking!

And if it does, then I'd like to recommend you re-test it because it isn't working for me (at least, not in XP11).

I'm giving you advice on fixing your stuff, not asking for help.

Thanks.

Steve
 
 
DD Stanislaw
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Name: Stanislaw Drzewiecki
Posts: 2825
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Posted: Yesterday 11:53   

Got it, will need some more testing as beta testers were reporting everything fine with the navaids.

Anyway, you can remove that file indeed, it will only remove custom navaids provided with the product.
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slgoldberg


Name: Steve Goldberg
Posts: 4
Location: United States
Posted: Yesterday 23:53   

OK thanks. If you want, I can add it back and test it again .. was first just making sure your installer for Washington XP really did install it. Because I still can't be 100% sure that's what did it. I still have the file and can readily move it back into place to test something if you need. But I spent hours troubleshooting, then finally realized there was this file, and I removed it and all was good. Thanks.

Steve
 
 
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