FSX 2020 Download and Installation Guide

01System Requirements and Downloading

System Requirements

Before you begin, your PC requires the following specifications to run FSX 2020:

 

It is recommended that before you start you optimize your Nvidia Graphics card by following our https://www.foresightsports.com/nvidia-graphics-card-settings. (skip step 3 in the Nvidia Instructions if this option is not present).

Download

To download FSX 2020, please check your email for the download prompt from one of our tech support team members. This email will contain your activation code and all the instructions on how to get started, including additional course licenses. Our support team's email address is support@foresightsports.com. Please check your spam folder if you are unable to locate this email.

You may also visit www.foresightsports.com/fsx2020updates to download, save, and run the installation file of the latest version of FSX 2020.

02Installation Step-By-Step

Installation

1. Visit www.foresightsports.com/fsx2020updates and click your purchased version of FSX from the center drop-down box. Proceed to hightail.com

2. Now at Hightail.com, click the orange rectangular DOWNLOAD ALL button (please maximize your window to see this DOWNLOAD ALL button). Users may be asked to SAVE or RUN this program, select SAVE and download the complete Foresight Sports Experience Components 2020.exe (roughly 1.5gb) to a preferable folder.

Customer Note: If asked to create a Hightail.com account (not required), select NO THANK YOU to proceed.

3. Run the Foresight Sports Experience Components 2020.exe from a browser. If this option is not available, locate the installation file from the Downloads folder. To open the Downloads folder, select Windows Explorer and choose the Downloads folder from the left-hand Quick Access. Now run Foresight Sports Experience Components 2020.exe

4.  If you see the Windows Defender Warning (below). Please click on More Info and select Run Anyway. 

5. At the beginning of the FSX 2020 installation, click Next.

6. Read and/or accept the EULA and click Next.

7.  Select all components for installation (all selected by default) and select Next. Now click Install.

8. Extract FSX 2020 Setup Files.

9. Review the Warning (please ensure your computer meets the minimum system requirements for FSX 2020, these are listed at the top of the page) and select Yes.

10. The Foresight Driver Installation will now begin, click Next, Read and/or accept the License Agreement and click Next.

11. Select Windows 64 Bit version (required for FSX 2020 Users, refer to FSX system requirements) and click Next. Install the Foresight Driver by selecting Install.

12. The Device Driver Installation Wizard will now begin, select Next. Allow the progress to complete and select Finish to close. Next, select Finish to proceed with the FSX 2020 installation.

13.  The Adobe Reader X installer will begin, extract the necessary installation files and select Update/Install. Allow Adobe Reader X setup to complete and click Finish.

 

14. The Direct X installer will begin, Read and/or accept the agreement and click Next.  

15. The Direct X Setup (this may take a few minutes) and click Next. Allow the installation progress to complete and select Finish.

16. The Simulator Configuration tool will appear. If hitting into a net return, please enter in the following values pictured in this guide. If hitting into an Impact Screen, a 20ft tape measure is required to provide measurements for the Simulator Configuration Tool. Follow and complete each step outlined in the Simulator Configuration tool, click Save Settings and select the X in the top right-hand corner to proceed with the FSX 2020 installation. 

  1. Customer Note: DY & Azimuth should be left at 0 unless instructed by a Foresight Sports representative.

17. The FSX Setup Wizard will begin, click Next to select an installation Destination Folder and then click Next to proceed. (Default installation folder recommended to ensure easy installation of FSX courses later in this guide).

18. The option to select additional tasks to perform will now be available. Select the option of your preference and click Next.

  1. Customer Note: *Highly Recommended* select the Install of Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable (Required for FSX 2020 operation).
  2. Customer Note: only check the corresponding Camera drivers if you have purchased a corresponding 3rd party high-speed camera.
 

19. Allow the FSX 2020 installer to extract and install all the necessary files. Click Finish when completed.

20. Congratulations your FSX 2020 installation is now complete, click Finish.

03FSX 2020 Course Installation

Course Installation

1. Visit www.foresightsports.com/fsx2020updates. Scroll until you see the FSX 2020 Software Additional golf Course Installation. Select the first additional golf course, Blue Bayou Golf and Fishing Club and proceed to hightail.com

  1. Customer Note: These FSX Course installation instructions must be repeated for each included course in your library from www.foresightsports.com/fsx2020updates
  2. Customer Note: FSX 2020 comes with 4 additional courses that require download
  3. Customer Note: Any additionally purchased courses must follow these FSX Course installation instructions

2. At Hightail.com, select DOWNLOAD ALL (you may need to maximize your window to see this DOWNLOAD ALL button). Users may be asked to SAVE or RUN this program, select SAVE and download the complete FSX 2020 Golf Course – Installation for Blue Bayou Golf and Fishing Club.exe (roughly 600+mb) to a preferable folder.

Customer Note: If asked to create a Hightail.com account (not required), select 'No Thank You' to proceed.

3. After the download of the .exe from Hightail.com, users can either run the FSX 2020 Golf Course Installation for Blue Bayou Golf and Fishing Club.exe from their browser or locate the installation file from their Downloads folder.

To open the Downloads folder, click the Windows Explorer Icon and select the Downloads folder from the left-hand Quick Access. Now select and run the FSX 2020 Golf Course Installation for Blue Bayou Golf and Fishing Club.exe

4. If you see the Windows Defender Warning (below). Please click on More Info and select Run Anyway. 

5. At the welcome window, click Next.

6. Read and/or accept the EULA. Click Next to begin installing the FSX 2020 course and click Install.

7.  Allow course setup to complete file extraction.

8. Congratulations your FSX 2020 Course installation is now complete, click Finish.

  1. Customer Note: These FSX Course installation instructions must be repeated for each included course in your library from www.foresightsports.com/fsx2020updates
  2. Customer Note: FSX 2020 comes with 4 additional courses that require download
  3. Customer Note: Any additionally purchased courses mut follow these FSX Course installation instructions

 

04FSX 2020 Course Activation

Course Activation

1. Click on the FSX icon located on your desktop.

2. Allow FSX 2020 to initialize. You will be presented with the FSX Login screen.

3. Use the FSX 2020 activation license and the provided FSX Live login to activate your course software to our servers. These will be provided in the download email sent to you post-purchase

4. Read and/or Accept the End User License Agreement (EULA) to proceed.

5. At the FSX 2020 Main Menu (Play, Compete, & Improve screen), click Improve, select New Session. At the Course Selection screen select Activate All above the list of courses. If you encounter any errors during this process please reach out to Technical Support (https://www.foresightsports.com/contact-support).

6. Congratulations! You have now completed your FSX 2020 Activation & FSX 2020 Course Activation. Please refer to the FSX 2020 User Manual and/or your GC2, GCQ or GCH Device User Manual for additional instructions and use of FSX 2020.