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P3D v4 Installation Fails

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Perhaps jumping the gun a little here but following a wipe of P3D v3.4 and an install of v4, the QOTS2 package fails at initial installation with "Installation cannot continue.  Your registry does not show a valid Prepar3d(tm) v3.x installation location".

 

Admitedlly my installer is a little old (release date of QOTS2).. Is ther an updated version available?

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They don't support V4 just yet I guess.

Maybe it will be supported very soon. 

 

Kind regards Mattias 

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I don't think PMDG has released yet the new installer of the B747-400 QOTS for P3Dv4. The installer you're using is for P3Dv3.4 and will not work with the new v4.

Cheers, Ed

 

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wow a little trigger happy eh? NO PRODUCT is available to us yet for v4. Its in the works.

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As we've been saying for about a week now: you'll need a new installer, and we'll let you know when it's ready.

The information about availability even has two forum posts dedicated to it. Here's the latest:

 

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On 5/30/2017 at 9:03 PM, scandinavian13 said:

As we've been saying for about a week now: you'll need a new installer, and we'll let you know when it's ready.

The information about availability even has two forum posts dedicated to it. Here's the latest:

I checked in the new updated PMDG Operations center.... And they listed the QOS v2 V4 version....

Essentially said to install it just As if it where V3 version...

Not quite clear..... as PMDG said the 747 would be available for V4 the day after P3D V4 Release...

Will Silky....

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9 hours ago, Flyboy said:

I checked in the new updated PMDG Operations center.... And they listed the QOS v2 V4 version....

It also lists the 747-8. Is that available? No. Our store site also lists the DC-6, and the 748. Are those available? No.

Preparations != availability.

9 hours ago, Flyboy said:

Not quite clear..... as PMDG said the 747 would be available for V4 the day after P3D V4 Release...

It isn't? I think it really is. I'm curious to see where we ever said it would be available the day after the P3Dv4 release. Would you mind backing your claim up, please?

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18 minutes ago, scandinavian13 said:

It also lists the 747-8. Is that available? No. Our store site also lists the DC-6, and the 748. Are those available? No.

Preparations != availability.

It isn't? I think it really is. I'm curious to see where we ever said it would be available the day after the P3Dv4 release. Would you mind backing your claim up, please?

 

Facebook:

"The PMDG Douglas DC6 is already flying in P3Dv4, and we hope to have the 64-bit version fully ready for you on release day!"

 

Chill Kyle :D We just love the PMDG products ^^ Take it as a compliment.. The preparations are really a little confusing. I fell on its line too ^^

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1 minute ago, Ephedrin said:

"The PMDG Douglas DC6 is already flying in P3Dv4, and we hope to have the 64-bit version fully ready for you on release day!"

  1. DC-6, not 744; and
  2. In the context of the DC-6, which release date might we be speaking to: P3Dv4, or the DC-6?
2 minutes ago, Ephedrin said:

Chill Kyle :D We just love the PMDG products ^^ Take it as a compliment.. The preparations are really a little confusing. I fell on its line too ^^

Apologies, but it's frustrating to have released at least a couple of rather clear updates about our estimated timeline, only to have to go back and clarify what's already been put out there.

I appreciate the enthusiasm, but I'm baffled by how people are getting the impressions they're getting. It's awesome that people are excited and clearly want the plane in v4, but I think people are letting their wants cloud their judgment of the statements.

When things are ready, and/or released, we make clear statements to that effect, usually specifically with a thread with "Released" in the title.

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I know... But many people don't read much more but what is written on their facebook app :D ATM I am curious who is faster: Orbx or PMDG? :laugh:

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3 minutes ago, Ephedrin said:

I know... But many people don't read much more but what is written on their facebook app :D ATM I am curious who is faster: Orbx or PMDG? :laugh:

haha - that's fair.

I was cleaning the house up last night and noticed that I have no fewer than 5 books with bookmarks in them scattered about my room, all started within the last month of so. Looks like I need to work on my own attention span in my own way...:laugh:

It's interesting how smartphones have altered our attention spans. Then again, 3 days and 25 hours in plane without an autopilot will do that to you, as well...

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170511/1600Z/KJYO/KOXB
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170511/1835Z/KOXB/KLNP
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170511/2250Z/KLNP/KOLV
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170512/1535Z/KOLV/KTDW
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170513/0340Z
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170513/1830Z/KDVT/KSMO
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170513/2355Z/KSMO/KCCR

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17 hours ago, Ephedrin said:

 

Facebook:

"The PMDG Douglas DC6 is already flying in P3Dv4, and we hope to have the 64-bit version fully ready for you on release day!"

 

Chill Kyle :D We just love the PMDG products ^^ Take it as a compliment.. The preparations are really a little confusing. I fell on its line too ^^

Kyle is Scandinavian, and we have a straight forward communication other cultures might be taking as offending, but we did not mean any offense. If someone would ask a similar question like that on a forum in Nordic countries, response would not have been so restrained and kind.

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Sigh... I just want something to fly in P3Dv4... I actually just flew from the default NZMF to default NZQN in the DEFAULT King Air. With DEFAULT scenery. 

If anything, it really has made me so much more appreciative of PMDG, ORBX, REX, HIFI, and all the other devs who make our sim what it should be..

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20 hours ago, scandinavian13 said:

haha - that's fair.

I was cleaning the house up last night and noticed that I have no fewer than 5 books with bookmarks in them scattered about my room, all started within the last month of so. Looks like I need to work on my own attention span in my own way...:laugh:

It's interesting how smartphones have altered our attention spans. Then again, 3 days and 25 hours in plane without an autopilot will do that to you, as well...

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170511/1600Z/KJYO/KOXB
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170511/1835Z/KOXB/KLNP
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170511/2250Z/KLNP/KOLV
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170512/1535Z/KOLV/KTDW
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170513/0340Z
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170513/1830Z/KDVT/KSMO
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N932FS/history/20170513/2355Z/KSMO/KCCR

interesting itinerary - what brought you to TDW?

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