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I was bought X-Plane via steam. I decided to buy it because of this information that you shared in your min. req. page.
If your system is borderline, we encourage you to try the demo first. The full version of the simulator will perform exactly the same as the demo—neither better nor worse.
But after I purchased I realized that the demo is version 10 and it works fine. So could you please explain to me how it is possible to play version ten. Where could I found a key to unlock the installed demo?
I am not from Laminar Research; just a flight simmer from down under.
I am a little confused on what you have.
If your "dowmload" is recent why or where did you get XP10 from and why are you dabbling with XP10 instead of XP11. XP11 is a far better product and the latest version. If you recently downloaded from Laminar Research then your copy would be XP11. Not XP10. Version XP10.52 developed by Laminar ceased immediately after XP11 was released.
Firstly, a demo version from Laminar Research is free. If you have been "charged" or "had to pay" somebody else then you have been scammed. There is no product key required or made available but you are restricted to a time limit and a set location for a period of 10 minutes once you have setup your flight. When you purchase the full version of X-Plane from Laminar Research you will be provided with a product key and when applied to the demo version it will automatically open to the full version of X-Plane.
Laminar Research does not sell the steam version of X-Plane.
Secondly the information I have provided is of a generic nature as I do not support steam. If you do have a steam version then you need to read the following which has been taken from another posting.
OK. So where are we at?
The third party aircraft, as you have implied to some extent, would be from X-Plane.org which is a dedicated site just for X-Plane flight simmers and has no connection with Laminar Research the developers of the X-Plane whose site is X-plane.com.
You may wish to have a look at the following link found at https://www.x-plane.com/support/manuals/ for additional help. Scroll down to the XP10 manual version.
Now if you are running X-Plane which is not from Laminar then follow my advice provided in my last paragraph of my original answer to you.
As a side issue, with a full version of X-Plane from Laminar and after you have applied the product key and your system then works satisfactorily you need to be connected to the internet at all times. If you don't it will eventually default to the demo mode.
If I have not provided sufficient information please advise.
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