Rockliffe

P3d V.4 with Win 10?

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I am waiting a few months until more products are V4 compatible and then I will be rebuilding my entire rig around a 4k 47" monitor. My question to anyone who may have experience with this, is should I stick with Win 7 or make a jump to Win 10? Are there any benefits in doing so, or will I be opening a can of worms with products not being supported and bugs etc etc? Cheers guys.

 

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Windows 10, no doubt. It's probably actually required to utilize certain hardware resources.

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Just now, Drumcode said:

Windows 10, no doubt. It's probably actually required to utilize certain hardware resources.

Hi Jacek, do you have Win 10?

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Yes sir. I have a brand new PC build just and only for v4. 

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2 minutes ago, Drumcode said:

Yes sir. I have a brand new PC build just and only for v4. 

:biggrin: OK, thanks. Anyone else?

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Win 10 here on both systems. No problems at all, Howard.

Vic

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Win 10 here as well. Zero issues. I did a lot of hand wringing at the time when deciding to upgrade to Win 10, but overall I'm quite glad I did. It's worth noting that now with P3Dv4 requiring new versions of nearly everything, I'm not so worried about trying to run old, possibly unsupported software.

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Running P3Dv2 and v4 on Win 10. No problems noted.

 

Russ

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Windows 7 was released in October 2009. It will be eight years old in a few months. Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 in January 2015. Windows 7 only receives security updates from Microsoft, but not any maintenance upgrades that add or upgrade Windows features that could perhaps be required by newer addons.

Windows 10 is the officially recommended Windows version for P3D v4 by Lockheed Martin, so should there be some addon for P3D v4 that doesn't properly support Windows 10, then it's not really a proper P3D v4 addon...

I upgraded to Windows 10 not long after it was released and I have had no issues with it and P3D v3/v4.

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ive windows 10 pro, zero problems with v4 ... ZERO

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Same here.  Have run both v3 and v4 on Windows 10 - no problems at all.

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Like the others..very much recommend Win10!

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Thanks to everyone for the unequivicol replies! Looks like Windows 10 it is then. Cheers guys. :biggrin:

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Does anyone run a second networked computer on Win 7 while FSX/P3D on the main PC?

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is it still free?

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You should have no problems.

Be sure you install this.

Cheers,

Mark

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I used to run a win7 networked laptop and a main Win10 FSX/P3D PC with no problem whatsoever. But now I have everything on Win10 (latest build) and everything is working perfectly. 

My reccomendation is no upgrade from Win7 to Win10...start from scratch and make a fresh install.

 

Ezio 

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1 hour ago, Rockliffe said:

Does anyone run a second networked computer on Win 7 while FSX/P3D on the main PC?

Hi,

Yes, my client is Win 7 running AS16/ASCOUDS and PFPX. Zero issues with shares. 

Bob

 

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2 hours ago, zmak said:

is it still free?

Yes, if you know where to look. And before anyone panics..., it's available from Microsoft.

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23 hours ago, Rockliffe said:

is should I stick with Win 7 or make a jump to Win 10?

I would go with Win10, it has some issues but it also has DX12 which in combination with other features of DX12 is a technology that could greatly help out flight simulator performance, especially in the threading and multi-GPU support.

I don't particularly like Win10 and it's still full of bugs even at this stage (1703), but it's NOT going away and it's market share is "slowly" increasing every month.

3 hours ago, Rockliffe said:

Does anyone run a second networked computer on Win 7 while FSX/P3D on the main PC?

Yes, no problems mixing and matching Win7 and Win10 in network configurations.

Cheers, Rob.

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Hi Howard,

Good to see you. I have the latest version of Windows 10 with a fresh install, the new 1080 GTX rendered P3Dv4 on a (Samsung) 55 inch curved smart TV at 4K with right orientated P3Dv4 sliders.

New wineskins for new wine! P3Dv4 is a new start to the hobby insofar as stable platforms are concerned, at least for me. Go for it!

Kind regards,

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Once again great advice from everyone, many thanks fellas.

39 minutes ago, SpiritFlyer said:

Hi Howard,

Good to see you. I have the latest version of Windows 10 with a fresh install, the new 1080 GTX rendered P3Dv4 on a (Samsung) 55 inch curved smart TV at 4K with right orientated P3Dv4 sliders.

New wineskins for new wine! P3Dv4 is a new start to the hobby insofar as stable platforms are concerned, at least for me. Go for it!

Kind regards,

Yup, I'm still around Stephen, although not quite as active as I once was. Nice to see you here.

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