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What Sort of Crap Is This From P3D?

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Can anyone who is connected to Prepar3D kindly enlighten em why all of a sudden, out of the blue when I fire up P3D v2,5, I am being asked for activation, when it was done ages ago when I first purchased and installed it? And yet it has been running fine with no activation crap for goodness-knows-how-long.

 

It's nonsense like this that will eventually drive people off this hobby.

 

And before anyone comes up with a suggestion of asking this on the Prepar3D website forum, has anyone ever tried to navigate that morass of convoluted menus?


Rick Almeida

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Who knows, can be frustrating, but just activate it and move on! Hopefully it won't ask you everytime you start P3D. Have you upgraded any hardware lately?

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This is the 2nd time it has asked me for Activation in recent months. And no, no hardware changes/upgrades. I last used it on a very long flight 2 nights ago.

 

I have had to now send them an email to Activate and wait 2 whole business days as the online activation does not work or throws up a 'run out of.....'.

 

I wish I had known this was the sort of crap I'd have to put up with from Prepar3D----I'd have stayed with FSX! You spend all that money and then come to a juddering halt. Great!


Rick Almeida

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Hmmm... Sorry you are having a problem there but since installed, many moons back, haven't had to activate since. You might want to check the p3d forum for help.

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You just seem to have all the luck with DRM these days don't you?    :lol:

 

I have never been asked to re-register P3D - just checked again thinking this is something new but the weird part is it did ask me to update object flow - never saw that before - orbx update for sure - weird


Rich Sennett

               

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Rich, I just logged on and had the same request, but because I run Orbx FTX Central I'm thinking it was that and not something from LM??

 

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Martin

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You just seem to have all the luck with DRM these days don't you?    :lol:

I will bite my tongue and give you the benefit of the doubt that this is not a sarccy comment, but in case you need reminding, with DRM software like Steam, one has to login each time just to get onboard; the P3D afaik is not a Steam piece of software where one has to login each and every time!


Rick Almeida

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Rich, I just logged on and had the same request, but because I run Orbx FTX Central I'm thinking it was that and not something from LM??

 

Cheers

Martin

Yep It's an orbx update. Probably for the latest P3D HotFix.


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Don't have to be on line to fly P3D, so asking you to register it  again is pretty bizarre, and probably has nothing at all to do with P3D. 


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Don't have to be on line to fly P3D, so asking you to register it  again is pretty bizarre, and probably has nothing at all to do with P3D. 

 

Sure is - a screenshot of that window would be nice to see


Rich Sennett

               

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Here you are Rich.

 

.....has nothing to do with P3D? Really?

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Rick Almeida

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I will bite my tongue and give you the benefit of the doubt that this is not a sarccy comment,

 

Rookie mistake..... I'm just pulling yer leg  :drinks:


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He has already stated "no hardware changes or upgrades".


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