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navymmw

PMDG install on fresh computer

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Hello everyone,

 

So lately I have been having some issues when using PMDG aircraft (it does happen with other aircraft to, but the problem started when I first installed the NGX). The issue is that after using FSX for a few minutes it suffers a fatal error. Anyway I posted here about a week or so again, here is the thread: http://forum.avsim.net/topic/416887-fsx-has-encountered-a-fatal-error/#entry2757962

 

I followed the suggestions and I created a new .cfg file, this worked for some time, however once I installed the 777 the problem came back. I tried to fix it the same way, but with no luck. So after getting extremely frustrated with my flightsim I just completed a fresh windows re install, deleting everything off my computer and starting from fresh again. So what i'm asking is what is the best process to follow when installing my FSX, and PMDG aircraft, etc... Any Mods I should add? I just hope to avoid this problem again, thanks for the help!

 

- Mike


I just wanted to add my specs:

 

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter) 
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg) 
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme6 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($159.99 @ Amazon) 
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($49.92 @ NCIX US) 
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.99 @ NCIX US) 
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ Adorama) 
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Microcenter) 
Case: NZXT Phantom (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Amazon) 
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($129.99 @ Newegg) 
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ Outlet PC) 
Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($149.99 @ Newegg) 
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)

 

I have windows installed on my SSD (drive C), should I install FSX on the same drive as windows, or on it's own drive (drive e)

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