About This File
The AVSIM Crash to Desktop Guide provides investigative techniques you can try when you get one of those dreaded crashes/freezes while loading your simulator to your setup screen, during the loading to the flight, or during the flight. It also provides tips on preventing crashes, probable causes, and some actual fixes that might get you back up and enjoying your flight simulator again.
This Version 4.0.1, released July 9, 2017, provides information on how to repair Windows without having to completely reinstall Windows (see page 24).
The previous Version 4.0.0 released June 18, 2017 provided some minor changes as follows:
- Updated Internet and Bookmark links.
- Provides clarification in "How to Fix Most Crashes/Freezes" section regarding investigative techniques.
- Minor changes in the Probable Causes/Fixes Section
This is a living document and updates will be made as new information or errors are found.
What's New in Version V4.0.1 See changelog
- V4.0.1 released July 9, 2017. This minor update adds information on how to repair Windows without reinstalling Windows (page 24).