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CyberMike

FSX freeze with Win 8.1

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Hi

often FSX freezes after a while on Windows 8.1. I cannot even fire up task manager to close it.

- why, what to do

- how to close fsx with task manager  etc.

Thanks

 

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Maybe try lowering your settings in FSX. Traffic , graphics,etc.I have Booster and Fiber Accelerator and it really helps.

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Sounds more like a hardware lockup issue. Overheating or bad bios settings perhaps. Also, try running FSX in Win7 compatibility mode with Run as Admin set.

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- how to close fsx with task manager etc.

Right click on Taskbar > Start Task Manager > Select Microsoft Flight Simulator X > End Task.


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PS: compatibility mode seems to have fixed it indeed. Lucky me.- Any ideas on AA? I've set in Nvidia settings to enhance AA but am still not

very happy with the result.

 

 

 

 

yes sure I know how to use task manager. The problem is that it hides or whatever behind fsx. fsx fills the whole screen and I only can reboot. I cannot click anything in task manager but reboot. Sigh this obsolete cra* proprietary stuff. As soon as I can run perfectly fsx on wine I'll trash win8.

 

No overheating after only 2-3 minutes...I'll try compatibility mode now.

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