Jump to content

Sign in to follow this  
Hansaspeed

FSX Acceleration Activation Error

Recommended Posts

After installing the Acceleration pack, I get an activation error:  1-80004005. FSX Base installs just fine. What could cause this?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

In Windows Vista,and Win 7 click the Start button, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit.exe in the Programs list.
User Access Control permission If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
2. Expand the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\CONTROL\CLASS\{4D36E967-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
3. After you find the folder, double-click Upperfilters on the right side.
4. Change the value from 0 to PartMgr, and then click OK. (mine said CLEANBOOT on one line and partmgr on the next, just remove one line leaving PartMgr as the value)
5. Close Registry Editor, and then try to use the activation wizard.

  • Upvote 2

Charlie Aron

Awaiting the new Microsoft Flight Sim and the purchase of a new system.  Running a Chromebook for now! :cool:

                                     

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had the same problem it was <partmgr>  in the registry instead of< PartMgr>. so check the capitalisation I missed it first time around.

  • Upvote 1

John

FSX Rig: Gigabyte Aorus Z270 Gaming7 Mother board, I7-6700K CPU, 32Gb DDR4 Ram, Gigabyte 1080I Graphics, Acer 34" wide view display with VSYNC on.

PREP3Dv4 rig: Gigabyte Aorus Z370 Gaming 7 Motherboard, I7-I8086SE CPU, 32GB DDR4 Ram, Gigabyte 1080I Graphics, Acer 34" wide view display with VSYNC on.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for your replies.  I am in windows10 (x64)

 

've never encountered such a complicated FSX installation in all my simming uears.

 

berlopez

Edited by Berlopez

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Would be interesting to find out why some users have this issue because I've never had problems doing the activation for FSX deluxe or Acceleration.


Ernest Pergrem

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It would airernie, I have installed FSX\Gold in various computers with different OS's and I had never had this issue; It's an annoying window that appears as soon as you click you FSX icon in your desktop. Some have found a solution which involves a little surgery with the registry, which I don't want to mess with. That's why I am asking around the Why's and How's

 

Berlopez


 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Rhumbaflappy: That might be the case for FSX:SE owners. I didn't know the error ALSO appeared in Steam? I own Gold\Acceleration and as far as I know the error  shows when one wants to activate Acceleration.

 

Berlopez 


 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

As Rhumbaflappy indicated, FSX-SE does not have any issues like this during the installation.  For $25, it's a good alternative.


Jim Young | AVSIM Online! - Simming's Premier Resource!

Member, AVSIM Board of Directors - Serving AVSIM since 2001

Submit News to AVSIM
Important other links: Basic FSX Configuration Guide | AVSIM CTD Guide | AVSIM Prepar3D Guide | Help with AVSIM Site | Signature Rules | Screen Shot Rule | AVSIM Terms of Service (ToS)

I7 8086K  5.0GHz | GTX 1080 TI OC Edition | Dell 34" and 24" Monitors | ASUS Maximus X Hero MB Z370 | Samsung M.2 NVMe 500GB and 1TB | Samsung SSD 500GB x2 | Toshiba HDD 1TB | WDC HDD 1TB | Corsair H115i Pro | 16GB DDR4 3600C17 | Windows 10 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Can confirm about FSX:SE - someone on another forum once suggested I check that registry setting when I received a numbered activation error. My error was actually unrelated to the acceleration error, but I did bother to check that UpperFilters registry string and PartMgr is correctly listed in it. My FSX:SE gaming PC is running Windows 7 Ultimate.

Edited by Kronovan

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Kronovan: Thanks for your imput. As yellowjack writes in his post my partmgr was written with ordinary lettering and then I change it,as adviced to PartMgr and that did the trick and activated the Activation process.

Jim sure SE does doesn't have the issue during installation, it has been marketed, after all at a time good for a change for MS to introduce a new version of the sim. I am fallower of Acceleration now for many years, where I live the game varies in price quite a lot.I just bought this used Dell Precision Tower 7810 ( Used) With windows10(X64) And during installation I ran into all these problems Besides who was to know that the Activation Issue was to occurr ?

 

Berlopez 


 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 hours ago, Berlopez said:

I am fallower of Acceleration now for many years, where I live the game varies in price quite a lot

FSX-SE includes Acceleration.


Jim Young | AVSIM Online! - Simming's Premier Resource!

Member, AVSIM Board of Directors - Serving AVSIM since 2001

Submit News to AVSIM
Important other links: Basic FSX Configuration Guide | AVSIM CTD Guide | AVSIM Prepar3D Guide | Help with AVSIM Site | Signature Rules | Screen Shot Rule | AVSIM Terms of Service (ToS)

I7 8086K  5.0GHz | GTX 1080 TI OC Edition | Dell 34" and 24" Monitors | ASUS Maximus X Hero MB Z370 | Samsung M.2 NVMe 500GB and 1TB | Samsung SSD 500GB x2 | Toshiba HDD 1TB | WDC HDD 1TB | Corsair H115i Pro | 16GB DDR4 3600C17 | Windows 10 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Jim,Thanks for you reply and information, still I am sticking to what I have, Acceleration, Took me log enough to install it in this computer.

 

👌 Bernardo


 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Tom Allensworth,
    Founder of AVSIM Online


  • Flight Simulation's Premier Resource!

    AVSIM is a free service to the flight simulation community. AVSIM is staffed completely by volunteers and all funds donated to AVSIM go directly back to supporting the community. Your donation here helps to pay our bandwidth costs, emergency funding, and other general costs that crop up from time to time. Thank you for your support!

    Click here for more information and to see all donations year to date.
  • Donation Goals

    AVSIM's 2020 Fundraising Goal

    Donate to our annual general fundraising goal. This donation keeps our doors open and providing you service 24 x 7 x 365. Your donation here helps to pay our bandwidth costs, emergency funding, and other general costs that crop up from time to time. We reset this goal every new year for the following year's goal.


    18%
    $4,700.00 of $25,000.00 Donate Now
×
×
  • Create New...