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Using the Archer III in Windows Vista 32 bit version*

1. Install the Archer III as normal into FS2004 (F9).

2. Prior to launching FS2004 and running the Archer III, please do the following:

A. Locate the Folder for the Garmin GNS430 Trainer (this should be C:/Program Files/Garmin). Change the permissions for this folder and its contents to allow for "Full Control"

B. Locate the Folder for FS9 (this should be under C:/Program Files/Flight Simulator 9. Change the permissions for this folder and its contents to allow for "Full Control"

How to change Permissions:

  • Right-click the file or folder and select Properties.
  • Click on the Security tab.
  • Click Advanced in the lower right.
  • In the Advanced Security Settings window that pops up, click on the Owner tab.
  • Click Edit.
  • Click Other users or groups.
  • Click Advanced in the lower left corner.
  • Click Find Now.
  • Scroll through the results and double-click on your current user account.
  • Click OK to all of the remaining windows except the first Properties window.
  • Select your user account from the list up top and click Edit.
  • Select your user account from the list up top again and then in the pane below, check Full control under Allow.
  • You will get a security warning, click Yes.

 

*The Garmin GNS430 Trainer, which is required for operation of the GNS430 in the Archer III is incompatible with Windows Vista 64 bit, and will not operate.

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