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25 Jul 2021

No Room for Flight Simulator 2020 on your Xbox Series X/S? Add an External m2. NVMe SSD drive!

No Room for Flight Simulator 2020 on your Xbox Series X/S? Add an External m2. NVMe SSD drive!

If you want to install Flight Simulator 2020 on your Xbox Series S/X but you don't have enough room, here's how to add storage without opening up your Xbox and putting in a larger drive. The drive has to be 128GB or larger and have a USB 3.0 interface.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (216)

12 Jul 2021

Flight Simulator 2020 - Depart From Different Runway or Airport Parking Space

Flight Simulator 2020 - Depart From Different Runway or Airport Parking Space

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 lets you depart from a standard runway. However if you want to take off in a different direction from a different runway or even depart from a certain parking spot, here's the secret.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (196)

20 Oct 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Stop Game Crashing on Flight Startup

Flight Simulator 2020 - Stop Game Crashing on Flight Startup

Flight Simulator 2020 is a very resource intensive program especially during the initial loading of your flight. When starting a flight in a dense area with a lot of detail often Flight Simulator will crash just when it gets to the flight. 

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (910)

12 Oct 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Move Flight Panels to Second Monitor

Flight Simulator 2020 - Move Flight Panels to Second Monitor

If your view on Flight Simulator 2020 is obstructed by flight panels for navigation, cameras, weather or more and you have 2 monitors, you're in luck. 

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (933)

9 Oct 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Setting Weather Advanced Customization

Flight Simulator 2020 - Setting Weather Advanced Customization

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is fun right out of the box, but there are many things you can customize. Weather is one of them. You can set a wide variety of weather conditions from mild to storms that will affect the flight dynamics of your aircraft.

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3 Oct 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Not a Pilot? Disable on Screen Notifications.

Flight Simulator 2020 - Not a Pilot? Disable on Screen Notifications.

You're not a Flight Simulator enthusiast who wants to simulate a real flying experience? Just want to enjoy a leisurely cruise in Flight Simulator 2020? Here's how to turn off on-screen notifications and assistance.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (847)

29 Sep 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Crash On Landing? Turn on Landing Assistant!

Flight Simulator 2020 - Crash On Landing? Turn on Landing Assistant!

If you having problems and you always crash on landing in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, it may be time to turn on the landing path assistance.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (879)

9 Sep 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Fly Like You Fight - Remap Flight Control Keys

Flight Simulator 2020 - Fly Like You Fight - Remap Flight Control Keys

When I'm in Flight Simulator 2020 I have a real problem trying to control the aircraft with just the keyboard flight controls. Since most games nowadays use the WASD format, I decided to remap the aircraft flight surface control keys to my left hand.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (404)

5 Sep 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 Uses Too Much Disk Space? Delete Extra Content.

Flight Simulator 2020 Uses Too Much Disk Space? Delete Extra Content.

Flight Simulator 2020's standard installation is 95GB. If your hard drive is getting full here's how to use Flight Simulator 2020's built in content manager to remove those extra files. After all, you don't need any training, do you?

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (598)

29 Aug 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 Keyboard and Xbox Controller Guide - Slew Commands

Flight Simulator 2020 Keyboard and Xbox Controller Guide - Slew Commands

Flight Simulator 2020 has a LOT of keyboard and controller assignments to remember. This is the first in a series videos of visual guides to keyboard and controller commands. We're first covering how to Slew.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (642)
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