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Failed to locate multichannel configuration file

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I've posted this at the P3D Forum and have received no response.  I'm hoping someone here can help me!  :) 


When I start P3D on a client PC, I receive, "Failed to locate multichannel configuration file: :".

Path is correct. Filename is correct. I confirmed file sharing works. Which multichannel configuration file can it not find? The local one or the remote (Host) one?

One the Host PC, P3D seems to work okay, but when I close P3D, I receive "Multichannel autostart failed. Please make sure the file is a valid configuration."

I used the configuration files from Multichannel section in the SDK and changed the few fields as directed.

How do I fix this?


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Is it possible you're using something like basic Windows Notepad to edit the config file and it's changing the character set in the file when you save it?  P3Dv4 is somewhat finicky about that.  I only use Notepad++ or an older program (Programmer's File Editor) to manipulate config files so that the original character set is always preserved when editing.

Also, if the files are in a directory whose name begins with "Program Files" you could be having issues with file redirection, even if the path and filenames look correct.


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Thanks, Bob, for your reply!

As a result of a post I read here, I started using Notepad ++ months ago.  Thanks for the reminder.

I did find/fix the problem.  When I edited the target command prompt (right-clicked on the P3D icon on my desktop, clicked on "Properties", and edited the target path), I had inadvertently added a space between ".../MULTICHANNEL: "F:P3Dv4/..." ".  It should have read, "".../MULTICHANNEL:"F:P3Dv4/..." "  It all started to work in the Multichannel mode from that point forward.

Thanks again!

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