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Since I am interested in buying X-Plane 11 I have tried to download the demo version to try it out.

However, by the end of the installation , the "finishing up" does not end because it is not able to download a file called from the Highwinds CDN server.

The installer log:

Snapshot of the installer:

Hoping to get an answer soon, as I am eager to start testing.

Kind regards,



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answered by (19.3k points)
Hi Johan,

Was this a temporary problem or are you still unable to complete the demo download?
commented by (12 points)
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I am currently in my 4th attempt and the problem is still there...

Overall the download speed is very slow and during each download the connection is frequently interrupted.

I have tried to download the file via google chrome and only succeeded after 6 attempts.

From another Question I concluded that the servers or download service where moved over the weekend to another location. Perhaps this has something to do with this problem.

This is very annoying.
commented by (19.3k points)
I apologize for the inconvenience. I've heard people have had better luck today. Unfortunately I don't have an answer because it doesn't seem to be a super widespread issue, and our CDN isn't reporting any issues.
commented by (12 points)
Well, I managed to complete the installation in 9 hours and some 30 minutes. Maybe, it is because I am in Europe (Belgium) that the connection isn't that good.