MSFN is made available via donations, subscriptions and advertising revenue. The use of ad-blocking software hurts the site. Please disable ad-blocking software or set an exception for MSFN. Alternatively, register and become a site sponsor/subscriber and ads will be disabled automatically.
Never mind that i read through the rest of the forum and discovered the solution. Maybe a new Update for the Guide is needed. A mention that PRO1.BIN is an alternative to PRO1.DAT is all I would have needed to get running.