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Once again, I cannot use FS because it demands to update

I have a complaint.

Nearly every single time I have a spare hour, and I want to use MS Flight Sim, that I paid for, I cannot. Why? Because I launch the program and it says "downloading mandatory 86 Gigabyte Update!".

So, by the time it is finished updating, I will already be in bed. This happens almost EVERY TIME I go to use the program.

Don't get me wrong, I love that MS is updating the program and fixing bugs. This is Great!

The problem is that I am not in control of the process. I have limited time each month to play, and 100% of the time, that is taken away by mandatory updates from Microsoft. This is WRONG.

I love this program, been using it since around 1985. But come on guys. You need to rethink this process.

I'm looking at it now, it's at 20%, the time is 8:10 PM eastern. Once again I will not be able to use the software this weekend. I have to get up early for work.

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In my opinion, you should keep such complaints on the end-user forums where they belong. This site is for developers. If this forum, too, will be drowned by end-user complaints, that will just make it harder for developers to develop add-on software. Presumably you like "mods"? Then let the developers of such discuss technical issues in peace.

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