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Can't install FC3 (DCS World and FC3 versions don't match...)


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Hi all,

 

I just bought FC3. I tried to install it and I got this message. "Can't install FC3 1.2.5.16508. Please, download FC3 1.2.5.16508 installer."

 

I'm assuming this is because of the recent DCS World update, and the new FC3 update isn't out to match it.

 

Is there a temporary work around? I want to fly now! :pilotfly:

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which version you using Steam or ED's?

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which version you using Steam or ED's?

 

ED. Purchased off the website, downloaded using the torrent. I don't think FC3 is even on Steam.

 

I downloaded "FC3_1.2.5.16184.220_226.exe"

 

Looks like the FC3 I downloaded is 16184, and I need 16508 :/

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Can I somehow undo the update that came out yesterday for DCS World?

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Did you try the dcsworld module gui? In the sim?

" any failure you meet is never a defeat; merely a set up for a greater comeback " WF.

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts," Sir Churchill

" He who never changes his mind, never changes anything," WC, GBS.

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Didn't get no update for me yesterday.

" any failure you meet is never a defeat; merely a set up for a greater comeback " WF.

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts," Sir Churchill

" He who never changes his mind, never changes anything," WC, GBS.

"Asus Maximus X AC WiFi z370 || i9x9900k||ddr4-64gb PC4000||RTX 3080Ti-12gb||EVGA SN 1300 G2 ||turtle beach elite pro 7.1||Win10x64|| ViRpiL,T50cm2 + VPC SharKa-50 + VPC Hawk-60  || |MFG Crosswinds/dpnrmod || Virpil TCM50x2 Throttle||EVGA RGB z10 / Trqx10|| PioMax 8KX 3840x3160, normal FOV, 90HRZ. 115 FOV.

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Mastiff, here is the thread for yesterdays update.

 

http://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=111451

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Did you try the dcsworld module gui? In the sim?

 

Mastiff, this worked for me. All fixed. I went to module manager and updated through there. Not sure how that works since the DCS World version doesn't match the version of FC3, but i'll go with it :thumbup:

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There are 3 Ways to resolve this:

 

-1.

Wait for the new Installer for FC3 to build an be online to download

 

 

-2.

Start a Command Prompt

Type: CD\

ENTER Key

Type: CD Program Files\Eagle Dynamics\DCS World\Bin\

ENTER Key

Type: DCS_updater.exe install FC3

ENTER KEY

 

It will then download and install the latest FC3 build.

 

 

 

-3.Paste the following into notepad:

 

DCS_updater.exe install FC3

 

Save as InstallFC3.bat (make sure it doesnt save as a .bat.txt, change file type to "all files").

 

Place file in the DCS World/bin/ folder, double click it.

 

it will download and install the latest FC3 build.

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