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Recently my FSX has been crashing after getting the error message...."application blocked graphics hardware"    It does not happen all the time, but when it happens, it is usually when I am in at cruise altitude.   Has anyone had this problem?  If so, is there a fix?

 

Thanks for any help.

 

My specs:

 

FSX boxed with Acceleration

Windows 8.1 (but run FSX in Windows 7 Compatibility mode)

MSI GTX 970

16G RAM

I7-4790K@4ghz

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Make sure you are running FSX as an administrator for ALL users.  Right click FSX.exe, select Properties>Compatibility Tab> look now at the bottom and make sure ALL users is enabled.

 

Update your graphic card drivers.

 

Check your computer for corrupted drivers - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929833

 

Make sure UAC is disabled and your anti-virus and anti-malware program is not scanning your fsx folder when you install or reinstall graphics drivers.

 

If no solution, try the following search - https://www.google.com/search?q=this+application+has+been+blocked+from+accessing+graphics+hardware+&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=this+application+has+been+blocked+from+accessing+graphics+hardware+fsx

 

Best regards,

Jim

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I followed your directions and so far I have not received the error ..."application blocked graphics hardware".

 

Thank you!

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