This site is being deprecated.
Please see the official X‑Plane Support page for help.
I am not with Laminar Research; just a flight simmer.
Download the demo version which can be found at https://www.x-plane.com/desktop/try-it/thanks/?downloadNow=true&os=Windows&download_url=%2Fupdate%2Finstallers11%2FX-Plane11InstallerWindows.zip#search-form
The demo version has a time limit of 10 minutes with a specific location once you have configured your flight.
X-Plane is resource hungry which generates a lot of heat in the CPU and GPU if they underperform and your system will crash.
This site is no longer being actively maintained.