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I tried to drag the x-Plane-64bit.exe file onto the desktop (wrong!!) it has now disappeared, could you please tell me how I can retrieve it. I have windows 7 and and have done a search but can't find it.?.

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answered by (332 points)
You can do a search through windows for the file on your whole computer. Unless you erazed it by accident, it should find it.

If all else fails, reinstall the program.

Good luck, Jan
commented by (14 points)
Thanks for your help, working ok now
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answered by (19.3k points)
If you can't find a file or have modified something by accident, you can run the installer and choose "Update." It will scan your files and either replace missing ones, or ask you to pick if you want to overwrite your changes to default files. Note this only works with default files.
commented by (14 points)
Thanks for the info.  I have done what you suggested,  It took nearly 2 hrs to update. I now seem to have another copy of the software.  i have a 64bit exe file which works but i have no scenery. Any idea how to uninstall X plane so I can reinstall from scratch.?
commented by (19.3k points)
Sounds like you picked the option to install a second copy instead of updating.

To uninstall X-Plane, drag the folder to the trash.
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answered by (1.8k points)

You can read more about installation of X-Plane here.

commented by (14 points)
Thank for your help. got working ok now

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