487: Gauge File Updating for SPAD.neXt


When my FIP gauges are having major updates, say from version R3 to R4, they will be installed onto a new folder ending with the new version in their names, e.g. A36_Bonanza_R4.   This is to prevent mixing the new files with the old files, and to avoid the possibility of overwriting user-customized files, just in case.

For those who are running the Saitek/Logitech Drivers, the gauge installer will create corresponding links for the update automatically.

But for those who are using SPAD.neXt, they will have to reinstall the gauges to the SPAD.neXt system again as the folder location has changed.   This is quite troublesome especially when one has configured the buttons and knobs on the FIP extensively.

Following is what I do and it is relatively simple and efficient. Continue reading