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Flight Sim X Deluxe

Q: Flight Sim X Deluxe

Hi everyone,

Got a new graphics card the other day.

Spec is as follows:
Operating System: Windows Vista™ Ultimate 64 Bit
Mobo: P5W DH Deluxe
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6600 @ 2.40GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.4GHz
Memory: 4094MB RAM
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 640MB
HDD 1 Seagate 500GB Sata 11
HDD 2 Western Digital 80GB Sata
I have played BF2 and Fear, but i am having issues with Microsoft Flight Simulator X Deluxe.

I have installed SP1 for it, but its lagging alot in game - FPS is 8-10 or so, and thats with settings like Medium High etc

Any suggestions or tweaks? As i dont feel im getting that good graphics.

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A: Flight Sim X Deluxe

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I have had this Flight SimX for 2 1/2 years. No problem. I recently installed 2 gigs extra of ram. I re-installed the game and I cannot bring up the menus when I am flying in the cockpit.My keyboard functions work fine.When I use the mouse and right click to see the options I get the little "clouds or bars" but no words. I have updated all drivers. Can anyone help? Thank you for your time.

A:Flight Sim X Deluxe

is there any patch for this game, that may fix this?

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I have installed Flight simulator X the deluxe version. When I go to play it, it says (not enough room on hard drive to run it.

My computer is

AMD athlon dual core Ql-60~1.9ghz
1790mb ram
71.4 gb free of 139gb

it says it only need 14 gb free to run it....

A:Flight simulator deluxe X

What is the exact error message it is giving you?

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Recently, I bought Flight Simulator Deluxe 10 and installed it. Then Service Pack 1. Then SP2, which said it came with Direct X 10. It said not to install it if I'd installed the Expansion Pack, and I hadn't at that point. I finally bought it over the web at the MS Flight Sim site and during install, it said I had to remove SP 2. No big deal... I'd kinda expected it.

Anyway, Expansion Pack also says it comes with 'introduction to Direct X 10' and having a brand new eVGA GeForce GTX 285, I was excited to see the difference... as soon as I tired opening Flight Sim after all was said and done, I got error messages saying I needed to install Direct X... 9. So I installed 9.c again and everything workd-except Direct X 10?

Anyone have a clue why Microsoft did this?

Thank you.

A:Weird MS Flight Sim Deluxe X problem

I didn't have that problem. I installed FSX main game, then the Acceleration expansion straight after as it comes with SP 1 and 2, and DX10 worked fine.

Have you tried just doing this and missing out SP1?

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I'm having such a fun time with this game, although some questions remain unanswered. Is it possible to free fly from...say New York to for ex. Japan, with a copilot and an airplane full of passengers?

A:Solved: Flight Simulator X Deluxe

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Hi all,I just bought flight sim x deluxe, and had a hard time of installing it,so i thought i would share.after a couple(about 100) of attempts i found the only working solution.

this only applies to windows vista 64 bit,with the error:1628

go to start > computer > your drive > program files > common files
look for a folder called installshield and rename it to installshield1
close the window
then try to reinstall it again(this is where i got stuck)
you will still get the error

dont panic,all you did was force windows to download a brand new copy of windows installer 4.5(which you cannot manually install)
if you go back to your common file folder you will see 2 instances of the installer(dont delete either of them)
the 2nd time you try it to install it,it works like a charm

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Ok I Just Got It Today After Just Having The Normale One

when im on multiplayer i say become ATC (Air traffic controlla)
and then this message come up...="aircraft interlization failure.Tower Controlla
??? then it doesnt make me ATC in a tower...

Next is that its meant to have a couple new Planes Rite?
Well I Have The normale planes :| And I Want The New Ones

what do i do!!!???



A:Flight Simulator X Deluxe Edition-HELP!

I would try uninstalling the game completely, then installing the new one. If you have any saved games, try to back them up in case it deletes them when you uninstall.

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I had this same issue on my other computer running the real version of FSX Deluxe. I am running the DEMO version on this machine. I recently built this computer and the issue is reproducing. The ONLY piece of hardware that I imported from the other computer was the video card. I have the latest drivers installed for the video card GPU.

The issue is that I run the software and it's fine, I select the free flight, aircraft and all the settings.. the terrain and the game load. At the runway, the screen flashes slowly, about 1 second on, 1 second off. I still hear sound behind it, but the video is flashing. What could the problem be? My hardware [as given below] fully satisfies the hardware requirements for this game. I don't understand what else could produce this video issue.

I went into the settings and lowered the resolution and the first time it didn't do it. Then I tried again at the same resolution and the flashing started again.. not sure if this is related or not, but someone please suggest something else I can try. Thanks

E6750 Dual-core 2.66ghz
Intel IP35-E motherboard
2 GB OCZ Platinum DDR2 PC6400 @ 2.0v
XFX 6800XT, 512MB
1+ TB HDD space
Windows Vista Ultimate x86

A:Flight Simulator X Deluxe issue -- help?

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I have a 2.8ghz Pentium 4, with 1ghram and a ati x1600, 256mb card, and it wont run on minumul graphics (i get 8-10fps)

What would you recommend I upgrade to help the performance of the game to be respectable and playable, with decent graphics


A:Flight Simulator X Deluxe, What hardware do you recommend?

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Iv purchased this game and it started up after installing as expected and I played the "beginners" flight until i had to go out, shut the game down and left. When i returned to PC and restarted PC there was no short cut to "re-launch" the game and I couldn't re-start it in anyway....think i must be missing something obvious here but I cannot actually get into it again..can anyone help please!! (system is Vista)

Thank you

A:Flight Simulator x Deluxe Launch problem

In Vista, the game would be in the Games folder, under Microsoft Flight Simulator X. If you want to run it directly, it is called fsx.exe in the Program Files/Microsoft Games/Microsoft Fight Simulator X.


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Am looking for some help!

I have recently purchased a new computer, I am trying to install MS FSX deluxe, but to no avail.

When I insert the dvd into my drive, it comes up with usual autoplay window thing. When I click on the file (dvdcheck.exe) it does nothing. If I right click on the drive icon, and choose install Flight sim x, I just get an error message saying...

Error performing inpage operation.

I had the game installed perfectly on my old system.
I have a sony Vaio LGC-LV1S running vista home premium
I am thinking it may ba a probem with my drive (Blu-ray combo drive) but am not sure.

Any help would be appreciated.


A:Installation issues with Microsoft Flight Sim x deluxe edition

Try putting the CD in the drive, and instead of using the autoplay stuff, just go to Start-> Computer, right-click the CD drive, and hit open. Then, run Setup.exe, and see if that helps.

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I have installed flight simulator X before with no problems
but i recently installed the game onto my Pc and all goes well with installing i change over to disc 2 all goes well until the final bit of the installing a window box apprears saying this info
Error 1722 there is a problem with this windows installer package
A programme run as part of the setup did not finish as expected
contact your support personal or package vendor

it as confused me due to the fact it has worked before
i had the game in feb and i have cleaned the disc and that but it still doesnt work

i have been told it may be a fault with the disc but as i baught it through the internet i cant take it back i dont think.

so if there is a way of fixing this problem please let me no

A:Problems installing Flight simulator X deluxe version

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Installed MS FSX. Played the game once when after I installed it ask if wanted to start the game. Now that I have restarted my PC MS FSX doesn't show up anywhere on the Start Menu. The only place that it shows up is Control Panel>Programs uninstall or change (it does list file size). Can anyone tell me how to get it on the Start Menu?

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 12
RAM: 7999 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, 4Mb
Hard Drives: C: 916 GB (802 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0DF42J
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

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So, I jost got this got this game, but when I try to launch an installation it sais" Checking requirements, Configuring Windows installer" and then "1607:Unable to install installshield Scripting Runtime" pops up. I am authorized enough to install things. I tried searching for solution myself, done simplier things from what I found, but that didn't helped.
Any help would be appreciated

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I changed over to Windows 10 and now I have lost the plane picture I have chosen when setting up the create a flight section . I was working fine after the initial switch over but now a few weeks after this has happened. Anyone have any ideas why?

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Hi guysI have been trying to install microsoft flight simulator x since yesterday and I was having errors all the time. (It was giving an error about Simconnect) and after doing some research, I resolved it by installing SDK and Simconnect manually, but now I have another problem...Whenever I click fsx.exe it says "This version of the file is not compatible with the version of windows you are running. Check your system information to determine if you need 32 bit or 64 bit version of the file and contact the publisher of the software"Also, I cannot install Acceleration expansion pack. As I click "setup" it says "Flight Simulator X: Acceleration requires english version of Flight Simulator X" and it quits installation. By the way I already have the english version of the game.I am running Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (x64). I have Nvidia Geforce GTX 260, Intel Core i5 750, 4GB of DDR3 1333 RAMI also use Norton Internet Security 2010I wish I can find a solution here.

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Hi, I have a problem with my T430s, the flight mode button on the side is broken and flight mode is turned on.What to do? I can't turn flight mode off in settings (as it is "greyed out") and the slider button is completely broken.(I have fixed this button before)I want to avoid fixing the button, is it possible to just disable the flight mode in registry or something like that? 


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A:T430s flight mode button broke - Stuck in flight mode

Welcome to the forum!
There's no trick known to me bypass the wifi switch. I think you will need to remove the keyboard and palmrest and manually move the motherboard switch to the "on" position, (the button on the palmrest actually moves this switch)
I just hope the motherboard switch is not broken ...
Check the steps to remove the palmrest in the hardware maintenance manual from Lenovo: click here! Chapter 9 - 1100
Good luck!
Edit: I just opened one of my T430s yesterday and I saw/remembered the switch is not on the motherboard itself but to a small board which is connected to the motherboard via a ZIF cable... I hope you could fix the issue... ;-)

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I play alot of Fight Simulator X and I have had game for a little while. After landing with my Pre loaded Flight Planner I am having difficulty locating my correct gate so that I can park and complete my flight. When you arrive at your final destination you have to park your aircraft at the correct gate so that the ground vehicles can approach. I do not have the Deluxe version, but microsoft states they are supposed to approach and they don't. Can someone help me out with this please???

A:Flight Sim X

after you land and taxi off the runway click on the atc icon in your cockpit and click on " tuon on progressive taxi " and that should help you out.

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Trying to add on a download to flight sim x. Followed insall direction's, and continuously get a message that say's aircraft initialization failures. I have a new computer with window's 7. Do I need to download something to run these add on files? I am new to this. The game works fine otherwise, just can not get add on downloads to activate or open or whatever it need's to do.. Any help appreciated

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Could someone help!!!
I have to manually start my planes when I begin each flight...how can I cure this problem??

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Does anyone know if FSX addons compatible with Vista will also work on Windows 8, 8.1 or 10. Looking to buy new computer from wiredtofire but they are not sure, so wondered if there was anyone using fsx who knows the answer to this, please.

A:Flight sim

Yes, most likely. Even if it doesn't, you can use features like Compatibility Mode, and other programs (DOS Box, VirtualBox, and others) that can be used to run programs that only ran on outdated OSes.
I would also recommend building your own PC (something we can help you with here @ Bleeping Computer), as you can save a lot of money that way.

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hi i have a flight sim x
which was working OK until i reinstalled it and i now cannot steer it on the ground every think else is OK can you help?
David otley 

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Will CH Products, Flight Sim yoke work with Microsofts "Flight Simulator X??

A:flight sim

Can you provide a link to the device you're inquiring about?

Or the exact make and model?


Assuming you're asking about a joystick of some sort, as long as it's USB, it should be plug-and-play.

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I hear that MS flight sim doesn't work on windows 10. Does anyone have an idea when/if they intend to support it?

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Every time i start to play this game my computer restarts itself after a couple of minutes. I have checked and my computer should run this sim game it meets the running requirements to play it . Please help

A:Flight Sim x

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Which flight simulator is better?

Microsoft Flight Simulator X


or FlightGear


A:Which flight sim is better?

Hello Ojaser6,
Take a look at these sites, each has a video of the game, you can check out games and see which one you like.
Good luck and let us know which one you think is the best.

Microsoft Flight Simulator X for PC Movies - Microsoft Flight Simulator X Movies - Microsoft Flight Simulator X Videos - Microsoft Flight Simulator X Trailers

X Plane Video

Flightgear Videos - Metacafe

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I am basically just looking for a flight simulator to fly some military helicopters with great graphics, not those crappy grahpics on Flight Sim X or whatever its called.

Is there anything like that out there?

A:Flight Sim?

Flight Simulator X has amazing graphics. It even allows you to go to any country in the world and most airports. It's about the best you will get. If you think it has "crappy grahpics" then change them on settings!

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P4C800 Deluxe P4C800 E Deluxe, difference?

...between these two motherboards?




One has an "E" on the end, but I'm not quite sure why?! :S

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A:P4C800 Deluxe P4C800 E Deluxe, difference?

asus is like that. they use the terms "E" and "Deluxe" Interchangeably like the A7N8X-E is also known as the A7N8X-Deluxe, there are no other differences except for the terms used.

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Hi all, I cant remember which would be a better Motherboard for the change that I am doing. What is the major difference between the two? I am going to put an Athlon 64 3400 and Kingston HX3500 ram on it. Is one better than the other? My video card will be 6800GT if that makes any difference. Basically my question boils down to is there one I should use over the other?

Thanks very much in advance for your patience...

A:Which Mobo.ASUS K8V SE DELUXE OR Asus K8N-E Deluxe ?

The main difference is the chipset, the 8v uses the via chipset while the 8n uses the nvidia chipset. Id persoanlly go with the sk8v instead of the k8v deluxe, I looked and honestly cannot find a difference between the sk8v and the k8v deluxe, other than the name. But I have heard better things about the new via chipset verses the nvidia one, so go with either the k8v or the sk8v over the k8n.

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Ok I have horrible problems trying to get this game working.

Seemed to install ok, get the start-up splash screen, then screen goes blank and then returns to windows with MS Flight 2004 no longer executing.

I have downloaded a large patch, and am still having no joy.

Any help would be recieved with open arms as this was a birthday present I got for my Dad. :-(

A:MS Flight 2004

I found a solution to my problem on an nvidia forum, just uninstall IE7 if you are running it like I was.

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I'm trying to install ASA's OnTop 9.1 (version 7.0 ran great) on my Gateway 510SE, Pent 4/2.6 gig,80 gig harddrive, DirectX 9.0,Microsoft XP Home. I keep getting the following messege. "System\current control set\control\virtual device drivers. VDD. Virtual device driver format in registry is invalid." Followed shortly by. "Reality XP Garmin GNS 430 ver. 5.2.0. Can't start the reality XP Garmin. error:9547 code:00000000" I spent close to 2 hours on the phone with the tech support people at ASA yesterday with no luck. They suggested I try this forum. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!

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Will Flight Simulator X work with windows 10?

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Can anyone suggest a good flight-sim game that's not a resource hog. I'd like to put one on my ThinkPad. It's running WinXP with a gig of RAM and a smallish amount of independent graphics processing power.

A:Flight-sim games

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Recently purchased flight simulator X and initially worked well. When I try to start the program the response I get is program not responding. Somtimes I get a message that it can't be run simultaneously and that it is already running. Another message I get when I start the computer is something in the memory has been illegally moved. Does this sound familiar and what should I try to resolve this??

A:Flight simulator X

More then likely the reason your Flight simulator isnt working correctly is due to a recent update that kinda goofed up the Realtek Audio Controllers. Here is the info at this link http://support.microsoft.com/kb/925902 If that is the error you are getting at startup run that.


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ok so i have downloaded microsft flight simulator adn i am on dvd 2 when all of a sudden i see
are corrupted

can any1 help me resolve this problem,... mabey redirt me 2 a site where i can downl;oad these files ?
pl z and thnx

A:mS FLIGHT SIM HELp plzz ;(

Techguy does not support illegal downloaded programs.

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I'm having trouble installing Flight Simulator X.
After I put in the serial code, the program indicates that "Airbus Series Vol. 1 (FS X)'s files will be installed in the following directory ;
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Microsoft Flight Simulator X.

When I click "Next" then this appears ;
Cannot install this program, please select your correct Flight Simulator X directory.

What do I have to do to install this game ? I have Vista Home Premium 32 bit.


A:Flight Simulator X

This may seem really patronising, so sorry if it does, but are you sure you have bought the full game and not just an add-on (Airbus Series Vol. 1)?

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Hi,Can anyone advise on a flight sim: game? I have an Aspire E1-571,running W8.1 -4gb memory-500gb hdd,with dvd-super multi dl drive. I am also considering the'Speedlink black widow stick. Thanks.

A:Solved: flight sim

Microsoft flight simulator x is Good, if your more looking for flighter planes for dogfights and bombing runs then check out Ubisofts Lock on Air Combat on youtube

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Hi, Having a problem with flight simulator 2004 freezing everthing up. I start the game and about 5 to 20 minutes into my flight, everything locks up. Game just stops. I have to shut down my computer and then reboot to get the computer back up and running.
I have tried different things such as cleaning out the case of dust, turning down sound accel. defragging computer and so forth. My specs are:
Nvidia Geforce 6600 graphics card 256GB
Pentium 4 processor
2.0 GB of ram
Yamaha sound system
Windows xp home edition
service pack 2
Sony Vaio desktop
21" Sony Trinitron monitor

I hope I have given enough info. about my computer. Flight sim. is basically the only game I play. I hope someone can give an idea of what promblem could be. I would hate to have to un-install and then re-install because I have put so much time into getting the sim. to look the way it does. Thank you much for your help, Cameron

A:Flight sim.freezes up

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4005U CPU @ 1.70GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 69 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6054 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, -2016 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 688 GB (541 GB Free);
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, ZSWAA
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated

A:Flight Simulator X

closing duplicate, the post in which you asked a question is at https://forums.techguy.org/threads/fsx.1184774/. In the future, please just append to your post or edit it, as opposed to starting an brand new thread.



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I bought Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Deluxe Edition and went to install the game into my computer which has never had a problem installing DVD-Games but when MSFX asks for the 2nd Disk and i put it in and click the Ok button for it to start loading the 2nd disk. The DVD-Rom stops spinning the light stops blinking and the message saying for me to insert disk 2 keeps poping up even after i click ok. I am not able to Open the DVD door anymore also. I tried to install it on my friends computer and it worked fine and fully installed. So i thought it was my DVD-Rom so i went and bought a new one and it still does the same thing. If anyone could please help me solve this problem i would appreciate it. I have never seen anything like this before.

A:Flight Sim X Problem

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Hi, i have CFS3 and the game freezes my entire system shortly into gameplay. i can't even turn off with the power button, i unplug the computer. i have an ATI radeon 9600se 128mb agp video card, windows xp with plenty of memory and good harddrive and processor. The tech guys at microsoft couldn't figure out my problem. Does anybody else have this problem? Help, please.

A:Combat Flight Sim 3 HELP!!


From what i've read dealing with previous posts on cfs3 it tends to be a problem in and of itself. Proably the best suggestion would be to try everything in the post at the top of this forum. Also make sure that you have all the patches for the game and latest catalyst drivers. Also try turning down the graphics in the game. Also you might try looking in the event logs to see if anything was recorded at the time of the crash, in xp you can do this by going to start->run->eventvwr. One last thing that you might look at is to see if yoru video card fans are working or if your video card feels very hot. If either is the case then your video card may be going bad.

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Hi all,

I'm an enthusiastic flight simmer and I've just upgraded to a new powerful but expensive system. Unfortunately I have not much experience troubleshooting computers, so please be patient with me. I didn't build the system myself, but the manufacturer overclocked the i7-4960x processor to run at 4.3 Ghz in turbo mode. The new system is great, no stuttering at all and high frame rates as expected but the frustrating thing is that I get a BSOD in almost every flight when playing FSX. Sometimes this happens immediately after firing up FSX, sometimes this happens 7h hours into a transatlantic flight which is even more frustrating... Because I use this computer exclusively for FSX I cannot tell whether the BSOD would happen in other situations as well. The computer is networking with 2 laptops, another desktop and a tablet, all of them running add-ons when I'm flying. I conjecture that the BSOD is related to the overclocking with which I have no personal experience at all, neither have I run any system stability tests on my own. I desperately need help but please take into account my low level of knowledge and experience when trying to help. Thanks a lot in advance. I have collected all .dmp files in the attached zipped folder.


A:BSOD in FSX every flight

All are diffesrnt bugcheck codes there.

Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

If it start showing errors/red lines, stop testing. A single error is enough to determine that something is going bad there.

Let us know the results.

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I am not sure if my flight simulator message was sent or not. [email protected] 416-588-3721

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Can anyone help me find the sound that the call button makes when you summon the Flight Attendant? This is a tough one....


A:need flight attendant wav

here's a bunch of military types ones - http://www.seascout.org/general_resources/download_sounds.html

here's the daily .wav - nothing i could find - but check their links page http://www.dailywav.com/index.html

here's one with lots of links

lots here: http://www.earthstation1.com/

<b>best bets - most fun</b>
here's a 'ding' wav (isn't this on windows already?)

elevator bell/ding



all from a google search - using call bell elevator sound wav as some or all of the search terms

that was fun

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Is there a good flight sim for windows 10,  thank you,  Keith P

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MS Flight Sim 2004 requires an 8mb video card. My laptop has all the requirements except I have an intergrated video card. Will I still be able to play this game?

I have 512mb of ram and running Win XP home. The game reqires 128mb.


A:Flight Sim 2004

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