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I think I accidently deleted the Default flight for P3D and now it wont fully load. I reset the CFG and nothing is working, anyone have an idea on how to fix it?

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Run the installer again?  Click repair? 

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Run the installer again?  Click repair? 

 

 

wont that screw up my sim though wont I have to reinstall everything?

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Before you do anything maybe someone else will chip in here,   but to my knowledge, the Repair option will repair and replace broken or missing files within the sim.  I have used it a number of times. 

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OK so I did the "repair" option and she still wont start. It worked last night and I havent touched anything since then, Im usually pretty good with figuring this stuff out but I think I'm at a loss.

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Are you getting any error messages on start up ?

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Ya it's telling me it cannot find the default flight. I found more threads about this and I have tried everything just nothing it working.

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Thanks Rich,  im going to save that page myself for future 

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Thanks Rich,  im going to save that page myself for future 

 

Welcome looking up my info to backup your other question

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Rich, thanks but I think Im missing my Shader folders in P3D I only have the effect folder in there, something messed up right? I tried what you sent me and it didnt work.

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Rich, thanks but I think Im missing my Shader folders in P3D I only have the effect folder in there, something messed up right? I tried what you sent me and it didnt work.

 

Create a folder called Shaders here if its not there - it will rebuild the shaders in it

 

C:\Users\yourname\AppData\Local\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v2\Shaders

 

Not sure why it wouldn't be there you may have deleted by mistake - you only delete the contents not the whole folder

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Alrighty did that and did another repair using Programs/my installer and it still doesn't start up, it just sits on the loading picture and its not rebuilding my shaders either. 


Its not crashing it just not going into the menu at all. 


When I delete my CFG it builds a new one but its not a complete CFG its only building like half of it.

This is what my CFG looks like, something is odd about it, its too small insnt it ??
 

[CONTROLS]
Controls_Current=Standard
Controls_Default=Standard
 
[Display]
ChangeTime=4.000000
TransitionTime=4.000000
 
[DynamicHeadMovement]
HeadMoveTimeConstant=1.000000
LonAccelOnHeadLon=-0.020000
LonAccelOnHeadPitch=-0.010000
MaxHeadAngle=5.000000
MaxHeadOffset=0.300000
RollAccelOnHeadLat=0.010000
RollAccelOnHeadRoll=0.100000
YawAccelOnHeadLat=-0.100000
 
[Main]
LabelsSupported=Airplane, Helicopter
SimObjectPaths.0=SimObjects\Airplanes
SimObjectPaths.1=SimObjects\Rotorcraft
SimObjectPaths.2=SimObjects\GroundVehicles
SimObjectPaths.3=SimObjects\Boats
SimObjectPaths.4=SimObjects\Animals
SimObjectPaths.5=SimObjects\Misc
SimObjectPaths.6=SimObjects\Submersible
SimObjectPaths.7=SimObjects\Weapons
SimObjectPaths.8=SimObjects\Countermeasures
SimObjectPathsRemarks=These entries were automatically added from SimObjects.cfg by Migration Tool. Set RepairConfig=0 in MigrationTool.cfg to disable.
User Objects=Airplane, Helicopter, Submersible, ExternalSim
 
[PANELS]
IMAGE_QUALITY=1
SAVE_AND_LOAD_PANEL_STATE=0
 
[sCENERY]
AUTOGEN_BATCH_LOD=2
AUTOGEN_TREE_MAX_DRAW_DISTANCE=9500.000000
AUTOGEN_TREE_MIN_DISTANCE_TO_LOD=2500.000000
POP_FREE_AUTOGEN=1
 
[slewTextInfo.1]
AirSpeed=1,5
Altitude=1,3
Heading=1,4
Latitude=1,1
Longitude=1,2
 
[slewTextInfo.2]
FrameRate=1,1
LockedFrameRate=1,2
 
[slewTextInfo.3]
AirSpeed=1,5
Altitude=1,3
FrameRate=2,1
Heading=1,4
Latitude=1,1
LockedFrameRate=2,2
Longitude=1,2
 
[TextInfo.1]
AirSpeed=1,5
Altitude=1,3
Heading=1,4
Latitude=1,1
Longitude=1,2
WindDirectionAndSpeed=1,6
 
[TextInfo.2]
FrameRate=1,1
FuelPercentage=1,4
GForce=1,3
LockedFrameRate=1,2
 
[TextInfo.3]
AirSpeed=1,5
Altitude=1,3
FrameRate=2,1
FuelPercentage=2,4
GForce=2,3
Heading=1,4
Latitude=1,1
LockedFrameRate=2,2
Longitude=1,2
WindDirectionAndSpeed=1,6
 
[VirtualCopilot]
VirtualCopilotActive=0
 
[Weather]
AdjustForMagVarInDialog=1
DisableTurbulence=0
DownloadWindsAloft=0
DynamicWeather=2
MaxGustRampSpeed=200
MaxGustTime=500
MaxVarRampSpeed=75
MaxVarTime=50
MinGustRampSpeed=1
MinGustTime=10
MinVarRampSpeed=10
MinVarTime=5
TurbulenceScale=1.000000
WeatherGraphDataInDialog=0
WindshieldPrecipitationEffects=1
 


 

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Yes, that certainly is not the default Prepar3D.cfg, or else there wouldn't be this line:

 

SimObjectPathsRemarks=These entries were automatically added from SimObjects.cfg by Migration Tool. Set RepairConfig=0 in MigrationTool.cfg to disable.
User Objects=Airplane, Helicopter, Submersible, ExternalSim
 
delete it and start prepar3d - that should build you a new one. It still won't start since you deleted the default flight.
Now go to your Documents directory (something like C:\Users\fakeflyer737\Documents\Prepar3D v2 Files) and copy any of the flights there (extension .fxml) to one named Default.fxml. That should get you started again IF the missing default flight file is the only problem left.
 
edit: on second thought and looking at that line I copied above - since you apparently have the Migration Tool installed: Does that have an entry in the DLL.XML that gets executed before prepar3d starts and messes up the newly generated Prepar3D.cfg? I don't use or know anything about that tool but as is says right there in the line - maybe you should try to "Set RepairConfig=0 in MigrationTool.cfg".

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Yes, that certainly is not the default Prepar3D.cfg, or else there wouldn't be this line:

 

SimObjectPathsRemarks=These entries were automatically added from SimObjects.cfg by Migration Tool. Set RepairConfig=0 in MigrationTool.cfg to disable.
User Objects=Airplane, Helicopter, Submersible, ExternalSim
 
delete it and start prepar3d - that should build you a new one. It still won't start since you deleted the default flight.
Now go to your Documents directory (something like C:\Users\fakeflyer737\Documents\Prepar3D v2 Files) and copy any of the flights there (extension .fxml) to one named Default.fxml. That should get you started again IF the missing default flight file is the only problem left.
 
edit: on second thought and looking at that line I copied above - since you apparently have the Migration Tool installed: Does that have an entry in the DLL.XML that gets executed before prepar3d starts and messes up the newly generated Prepar3D.cfg? I don't use or know anything about that tool but as is says right there in the line - maybe you should try to "Set RepairConfig=0 in MigrationTool.cfg".

 

Hi I deleted all my saved flights, can you send me one of yours so I can put it in there?

 

Cheers

o and I deleted my CFG and P3D keeps building me that one I sent you guys.

and for some reason I have nothing in my Effects folder where the Shader folder is, something is really really screwed up here.

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Hi I deleted all my saved flights, can you send me one of yours so I can put it in there?

 

Cheers

o and I deleted my CFG and P3D keeps building me that one I sent you guys.

and for some reason I have nothing in my Effects folder where the Shader folder is, something is really really screwed up here.

 

Not sure exactly whats going on but there is nothing in my effects folder either 

 

Have you given admin rights to all of your various p3d folders - get takeownership program its a reg hack works perfectly download it and double click it - after just right click on your folders and click takeownership and let it run till its done some folders take a bit of time dont stop it - works everytime - do all folders and make sure windows uac is off

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I think the Estonia Migration tool really screwed up my install. I tried to open it because it backs everything up but it says that the Migration Tool isnt compatible with Winds 7 64x

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I think the Estonia Migration tool really screwed up my install. I tried to open it because it backs everything up but it says that the Migration Tool isnt compatible with Winds 7 64x

 

Never had a problem with it - first uninstall it then try to get p3d running also uninstall smaller programs to see if that helps to get you back in

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Never had a problem with it - first uninstall it then try to get p3d running also uninstall smaller programs to see if that helps to get you back in

OK so I think I've tried everything and Im probably making it worse by "trying" things so I'm going to do the reinstall. Is P3D 2.6 anywhere near release (will there be a 2.6)? If its coming I'll wait for it.

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OK so I think I've tried everything and Im probably making it worse by "trying" things so I'm going to do the reinstall. Is P3D 2.6 anywhere near release (will there be a 2.6)? If its coming I'll wait for it.

 

Theirs a newer version coming out how long no idea - I wouldn't wait could be a while

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