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    First thing I would do is, after a restart when...

    First thing I would do is, after a restart when things are running normally, bring up Task Manager and check what processes are running, minimize Task Manager and start FS, check Task Manager again...
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    For the "double start" issue, this may help -...

    For the "double start" issue, this may help - http://ubeogesh-things.blogspot.com/2012/08/resolve-it-finally-game-explorer-aka.html

    I had the issue with CFS3 - the first start would have CFS3.exe...
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    Best advice i have for landing heavies is to plan...

    Best advice i have for landing heavies is to plan far in advance. Do all your maneuvering while you have speed and altitude, whether a WWI Gotha bomber or a modern A380 these are not nimble...
  4. Thread: out of memory

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    Active Sky and REX are payware products; ...

    Active Sky and REX are payware products; FSRealWX is freeware. All are popular; they run in the background (start before you start the sim), access online weather data, and control the weather via...
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    I believe the Real World weather server is no...

    I believe the Real World weather server is no longer active, you will need a third party utility.
  6. Thread: EAW patches

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    EAW patches

    Anyone know where to find them?

    Have perused dozens of threads, read numerous tutorials for getting EAW running in Win7, looked for mods. Seems virtually all files for this old sim have vanished...
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    Most of the "Camsim" aircraft in the libraries...

    Most of the "Camsim" aircraft in the libraries here have assorted ground vehicles; he's done quite a variety of commercial jets so probably something you would like.
  8. Thread: out of memory

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    These messages usually refer to virtual memory -...

    These messages usually refer to virtual memory - the swap file. If you are using windows defaults you have a dynamic swap file, windows resizes it continuously as it sees fit; if the...
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    The problem I've found with most photoscenery is...

    The problem I've found with most photoscenery is that it looks great from 10k ft or higher, but is quite disappointing below 5k ft. Add to that there is apparently no way to create "transition...
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    I second the recommendation of GE Pro. It...

    I second the recommendation of GE Pro. It installs easily, covers the entire world, and is basically a "set and forget" mod. Downside is it lends a certain sameness to the landscape - all forests...
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    Lol, many years ago Mad Magazine ran a similar...

    Lol, many years ago Mad Magazine ran a similar article, ending with:

    "If you believe your new ICBM to be defective, return it to the manufacturer for immediate replacement. Please do not return...
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    The forums went to new software around fifteen or...

    The forums went to new software around fifteen or sixteen years ago and everyone had to register again, but the site was not down; perhaps that is what you remember. (You will see many people with...
  13. Thread: system for FS2004

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    For years I ran FS9 on an emachines Vista32...

    For years I ran FS9 on an emachines Vista32 system with a mere 2gig RAM (stop laughing). It was a refurbished unit from Newegg for $200; I added an HD5670 vid card ($75) and later upgraded the cpu...
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    If this is happening with any replacement panel...

    If this is happening with any replacement panel you use I suspect your install procedure. I always rename the original panel folder (to panel_ori) then add the new panel in its own panel folder; ...
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    I'd not be surprised if most of us are running...

    I'd not be surprised if most of us are running combinations of many textures ...and constantly trying new ones. I think my current scenery is GEPro ground, Zinertek water, Rex clouds, VOZ skies, and...
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    If that panel was not designed specifically for...

    If that panel was not designed specifically for that aircraft model it may require a bit of tweaking.

    Light size is controlled either in the model files, which you cannot alter, or in the cfg...
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    I've had three aircraft with Reality XP gauges...

    I've had three aircraft with Reality XP gauges (all on a Vista 32 system), never got them to work. Uninstalled/reinstalled, installed in safe mode, installed as admin; was told i needed a separate...
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    Let us hope the doctors are wrong (when I was ten...

    Let us hope the doctors are wrong (when I was ten my father was given six months to live, when I was twenty-seven he passed away ...after enjoying his fishing, vegetable garden, cigarettes, and...
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    Do not install to any "Program Files" folders,...

    Do not install to any "Program Files" folders, this can cause all sorts of issues with older software not specifically designed to be there. I would remove and reinstall FS9 to the drive root...
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    That is a major issue in W10; it is not content...

    That is a major issue in W10; it is not content to merely update itself but will update anything it finds on your system - vid drivers, sound drivers, print drivers, even some software. (One reason...
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    keyboard assignments are stored in fs9.cfg,...

    keyboard assignments are stored in fs9.cfg, perhaps that section is corrupt
  22. Thread: Getting Started

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    Go to "Game Controllers" in Control Panel and...

    Go to "Game Controllers" in Control Panel and make sure your joystick is showing there; if not, windows isn't recognizing it (try a different USB port). If it appears there, make sure you have...
  23. Thread: I have given up!

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    All DX versions are backwards compatible and...

    All DX versions are backwards compatible and mutually compatible, each installs in its own folder. DX12 contains every previous function, the issue comes from how the particular, usually older,...
  24. Thread: Please help me!

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    I did not say it was. Just using that as an...

    I did not say it was. Just using that as an example of the security issues older progreams face in newer OS.



    I know exactly how it works; it is a good idea in theory but is too aggressive in...
  25. Thread: Please help me!

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    This is true for every windows from Vista on. ...

    This is true for every windows from Vista on. Once DEP blackflags a program for "possible malware activity" there's no viable way to remove the flag. And it's a major catch-22; you can tell DEP to...
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