P3D v4.1 Confirmed Not To Be a Full Reinstall

The release of P3D v4.1 is just a few hours away, and with the release getting closer, some rumours have been passed around that v4.1 will be a full reinstall, which is unusuall as all other updates on top of a new prepar3D version are just a client reinstall, leaving the P3D installation present. But as 4.1 brings many new large changes, apparently this has given the need for a full reinstall. However, Matt Davies has just confirmed over on his Facebook that the rumours are indeed false, the post reads…

*** P3D V4 USERS ***

There has been a lot of misinformation regarding the update process between v4.0 and v4.1 of Prepar3D.

This update does NOT require a full reinstall of Prepar3D, just like with every .X version, it’s always been an update of the individual components (client/content/scenery).

I am in the process of creating a video which will be available this afternoon showing you exactly how you update and also how you manage your scenery properly in v4 using the addon.xml method – this saves an incredible amount of time and effort.

Please, if you’re unsure, just wait for the video – I promise you it will save you endless headaches.


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Hi guys
I think LM had to build an installer that has 2 or 3 options for the user.
1) Full install of the product.
2) install of just a certain portion of the software,such as client, Scenery….
3) to be advised 🙂

Bye, David

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