Flight Sim on Parallels

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by mountainbiker18, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. mountainbiker18 macrumors newbie

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    I am trying to install Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Expansion pack on my Parallels but when I try to run setup.exe it keeps giving me the error message: "Error reading setup initialization file" Any answers?
     
  2. avro707 macrumors 6502a

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  3. SkipM macrumors newbie

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    I am having exactly the same issue - running 1 year old top of the line iMac with Parallels - I am wondering if it is a disk issue or? I thought perhaps Windows 7 was not compatible with the game, but my research says I am incorrect there also. Anyone? Bueller, Bueller?:confused:
     
  4. DiNozzo97 macrumors newbie

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    Fix: Create iso

    I had this same issue and solved it by installing PowerIso, copying all of the files from the virtual disk in to Poweriso and exporting it as an iso. I then mounted the new iso with power iso and it worked :)
     
  5. MacsRgr8 macrumors 604

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    MFS X is very demanding on the hardware...
    I'm not sure running it in Parallels will be a good idea.

    Cannot Boot Camp?
     

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