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I have purchased the MSFS Deluxe edition on download directly from Microsoft. A Shortcut has been placed on my Desktop. From the shortcut I am able to start the game and use all the functions from it's menu. I have tried to import liveries, but I cannot find the 'Community File' where I am supposed to copy the liveries too. I cannot find any references to MSFS files on my computer. I do not have an 'APP' in my user area either.


Can someone please give me directions?


Thank you for your time.

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When I installed it, I created a folder called MSFS on a separate drive.

My community folder is simply within that.

I simply unzipped the livery file & put everything in the community folder.



However, I take it you installed it using the default settings? If so, this might help..


Windows Store install:

C:\Users\[Your User Name]\AppData\Local\Packages\ Microsoft.FlightSimulator_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalCache\Packages\



Steam install:

C:\Users\[Your User Name]\AppData\Local\Packages\



Note: On Windows 10, the AppData folder is hidden by default. If you don't see it in Windows Explorer, go to View, and look for the checkbox that says Hidden Items, and click it.


Hope this helps (I had to google it for the info)




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I can find theC:\Users\[Your User Name]\AppData\Local\Packages\ Microsoft.FlightSimulator_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalCache\Packages\ folder but I cannot find the addon one to add stuff.


I was able to add the megalivery to the aircraft and that was easy to add to the "community' folder (well, except for the 747s that had the lettering backwards on the the right hand fuselage).


I was trying to add the F18 and then the KNZY scenery but no luck on either of those. Any help out there??

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I struggled with this for a long time. Even using the "C:\Users\[Your User Name]\AppData\Local\Packages....", couldn't find the AppData directory.

Eventually discovered that ''AppData' was a hidden folder. In file explorer right click [Your User Name], select 'Properties'at the bottom of the list. Then uncheck the 'Hidden' box in the 'General' tab.

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