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Dual monitors: FS produces CTD undocking FMC. Why ?

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My only glitch with the NG and my PC system is as follows:When I undock the FMC in the NG and drag it to a second monitor, what often (but not always!) happens is that the mouse pointer starts to flicker and alternate between a pointer arrow and the egg-timer processor. It does this the instant the image of the FMC appears on Monitor 2 while being dragged from the primary monitor.If I drag the FMC back to the primary monitor when this flickering commences, the flickering effect stops and all is normal on the primary monitor. But if I leave the FMC on the secondary monitor, the flickering goes on for about 1-2 mins and then I get a CTD.I use Windowed mode on the primary monitor. The second monitor displays FSNavigator and instruments. I am baffled as to why this happens. I've tried saving situations and reloading to see if it makes a diff, but the flickering effect seems to be random. Sometimes I can load a saved PMDG situation and have the FMC on the second monitor with FSNavigator -- like yesterday, for 5 hours--and all works fine.I am sure there is a specific cause for this flickering effect and CTD, but what it is is beyond me.Can anybody help, please?Thanks!Jonathan


Jonathan Sacks

Dell XPS Gen 4, Pentium IV Northwood extreme 3.8Ghz, 3Ghz RAM, eVGA 7900 GTO,

12 GoFlight modules plus MCP-PRO AP and EFIS, GF pedestal, CH rudder pedals,

CH throttle quadrant, 42" LG LED, 24" DELL LCD, Windows XP, FS2004, FSUIPC 3.96

FS Autostart 1.1 (Build 11), FS Navigator 4.6, UT, FE, GE, REX, PMDG, Level-D, PSS, etc.

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