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Topic: HOW TO REINSTALL
Posted By: Opus Software
Subject: HOW TO REINSTALL
Date Posted: October-11-2014 at 10:08am
You will find easy to follow instructions here in our FAQs ...

http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/faq.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/faq.htm

With easy to follow instructions on Reinstalling here,

http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/faq.htm#Reinstalling%20Opus%20on%20a%20new%20or%20reformatted%20PC" rel="nofollow - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/faq.htm#Reinstalling%20Opus%20on%20a%20new%20or%20reformatted%20PC



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Posted By: Opus Software
Date Posted: August-18-2015 at 2:57am
Reinstalling OpusFSX
 
You must use your OpusFSX key with the downloaded OpusFSX_Flight1_Purchase.EXE http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/OpusFSX_Flight1_Purchase.exe" rel="nofollow - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/OpusFSX_Flight1_Purchase.exe and your Order Password to install your OpusFSX licence into your c:\Opus Software folder.
 
Click on the link above to download the EXE wrapper file.
The EXE wrapper file is also available on our Downloads webpage http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/downloads.htm" rel="nofollow -


Posted By: Opus Software
Date Posted: August-18-2015 at 3:02am
Reinstalling OpusFSI v4 Full Licence
 
Use your OpusFSI key with the downloaded OpusFSI_Flight1_Purchase.EXE http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/OpusFSI_Flight1_Purchase.exe" rel="nofollow - - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/downloads.htm
Use the OpusFSI Version 4 link to download the OpusFSI Upgrade EXE wrapper. The Purchase OpusFSI Version 4 link is located under the right hand column of the page labelled Former Reinstall Wrappers.
 
Reinstalling OpusFSI v4 Upgrade Licence
 
Use your OpusFSIUpgrade key with the newly downloaded OpusFSI_Upgrade_Purchase.EXE http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/OpusFSI_Upgrade_Purchase.exe" rel="nofollow - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/OpusFSI_Upgrade_Purchase.exe and your Order Password to install your OpusFSIUpgrade licence into your c:\Opus Software folder.

OpusFSI v4.64.0 onwards no longer needs to have a valid OpusFSX licence file installed, just  the OpusFSI Upgrade licence.

Click on the link above to download the EXE wrapper file.
The EXE wrapper file is also available on our Downloads webpage http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/downloads.htm" rel="nofollow -


Posted By: Opus Software
Date Posted: August-18-2015 at 3:05am
Reinstalling OpusFSI v5 Full Licence
 
Use your OpusFSI_v5 key with the downloaded OpusFSI_v5_Flight1_Purchase.EXE http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/OpusFSI_v5_Flight1_Purchase.exe" rel="nofollow - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/OpusFSI_v5_Flight1_Purchase.exe  and your Order Password to install your OpusFSI_v5 licence into your c:\Opus Software folder.
 
Click on the link above to download the EXE wrapper file.
The EXE wrapper file is also available on our Downloads webpage http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/downloads.htm" rel="nofollow - - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/OpusFSI_v5_Upgrade_Purchase.exe and your Order Password to install your OpusFSI_v5U licence into your c:\Opus Software folder.

OpusFSI v5 version 5.23.0 onwards no longer needs to have a valid v4 or v4 Upgrade licence file installed. It only needs the OpusFSI_v5U Upgrade licence.

Click on the link above to download the EXE wrapper file.
The EXE wrapper file is also available on our Downloads webpage http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/downloads.htm" rel="nofollow -


Posted By: Opus Software
Date Posted: August-18-2015 at 3:10am
SimConnect is Needed ...
 
SimConnect is needed to provide the interface between the flight simulator (FSX, FSX-SE, or Prepar3D) and your OpusFSI software.
 
If you receive a system.typeinitializationexception error when running the FSISERVER or FSICLIENT programs then it most likely indicates you have not installed the SimConnect libraries.
 
Use our supplied Microsoft SimConnect.msi installer located in your \OpusFSX or \OpusFSI folder to install SimConnect.


Posted By: Opus Software
Date Posted: August-18-2015 at 3:15am
Shutdown Windows Defender or your Anti Virus Program ...
 
Anti Virus programs, including Windows Defender, should not be active when installing, running the flight simulator software, or running addons like OpusFSX and OpusFSI. On Windows 10 the Windows Defender is a fully fledged Anti Virus program and hence should always be shut down.
 
Anti Virus programs can block internet and file access by the FSISERVER program and seriously slow down and impede your flight simulator's performance.
 
You can Google how to shutdown Windows Defender.


Posted By: Opus Software
Date Posted: August-18-2015 at 3:21am
Getting Started Guides ...
 
Don't forget to step through the relevant Getting Started guide,
 
For single PC systems ...
 
http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/opusfsi_getting_started.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/opusfsi_getting_started.htm
 
For networked server and client systems ...
 
http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/opusfsi_getting_started_network.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/opusfsi_getting_started_network.htm
 


Posted By: Opus Software
Date Posted: September-27-2016 at 3:58pm
Reinstalling on a New or Modified PC ...

Use these instructions to re install. You can also request a new key and/or password via the Flight1 automated service.

http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/faq.htm#Reinstalling%20Opus%20on%20a%20new%20or%20reformatted%20PC" rel="nofollow - http://www.opussoftware.co.uk/opusfsi/faq.htm#Reinstalling%20Opus%20on%20a%20new%20or%20reformatted%20PC

Stephen


Posted By: Opus Software
Date Posted: November-27-2016 at 7:47am
WINDOWS 10 ...
 
Running the OpusFSI.msi file (or ANY msi file without a signature) fix ...
 
Your Windows 10 may NOT be able to run non-signature 'msi' files to install software. This is a Microsoft problem and can be fixed as follows,
 
Method 1:

To run a particular application that doesn’t have a valid Digital signature follow the steps mentioned below.

1.      Right click on the file or program that you are not able to access.

2.      Go to properties and click “Unblock”.

3.      Try to run the application again.

Method 2:

Follow the steps mentioned below to unblock the files that do not have a valid digital signature.

1.      Click on start button.

2.      Type “Internet Explorer” in the “Start Search Box” and select it from the menu.

3.      Click on “Tools” in the menu bar and select “Internet Options”.

4.      Click on “Advanced tab” and locate “Allow software to run or install even if the signature is invalid” under the “Security” category and check the box.

5.      Click Apply and then Ok.

6.      Close the Internet Explorer and restart Internet Explorer.

 
Method 3:
1. Turn UAC OFF.
2. Run the Command Prompt in Admin Mode (not the same as you being an Admin user).
3. Type: bcdedit /set testsigning off
4. Reboot.
 
Windows will power up in a test mode and will allow you to run any msi file.
 
5. Install the msi file.
 
After installing the software ...
 
6. Run the Command Prompt in Admin Mode (not the same as you being an Admin user).
7. Type: bcdedit /set testsigning on
8. Reboot
 
After rebooting you should still be able to run msi files but may need to answer 'More Info' and 'Yes' to a Windows 10 user query.
 
Also remember when running any application when 'you' are an administrator will run the program in normal mode and not in admin mode. To force admin mode you must right click and choose 'Run As Administrator'.
 
Stephen Smile



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