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Hello,

I have followed the instructions regarding how to restore the original shaders, but I still am getting the shader errors even after reinstalling the client. I even tried manually deleting the shadersHLSL folder before the reinstall to no success. I am running P3D 4.5 with PTA 2.66.


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That is the wrong folder to delete, one that won't rebuilt itself.  Where did you find instructions that had you remove that folder?  Please let me know so I can work to get them removed.

The correct folder to remove is the Shaders folder located at: C:\Users\[YOUR USERNAME]\AppData\Local\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4.

Please, don't forget to let me know where those instructions are that you used.

 

 


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1 hour ago, DaveCT2003 said:

That is the wrong folder to delete, one that won't rebuilt itself.  Where did you find instructions that had you remove that folder?  Please let me know so I can work to get them removed.

The correct folder to remove is the Shaders folder located at: C:\Users\[YOUR USERNAME]\AppData\Local\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4.

Please, don't forget to let me know where those instructions are that you used.

 

 

The ShadersHLSL folder is what PTA looks for when it is run. I deleted it because I thought that uninstalling the client alone wouldn't remove this folder. When I reinstalled the P3D client, it successfully re-added the HLSL folder back in, but PTA is still giving these errors even though the shaders are brand new from the reinstall.

 

Config files backup directory created at C:\Users\spencer\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXa11664.12651\CONFIG_BACKUP\
Backup of config file C:\Users\spencer\AppData\Roaming\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\Prepar3D.cfg has been copied to C:\Users\spencer\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXa11664.12651\CONFIG_BACKUP\Prepar3D.cfg
Prepar3D directory found at C:\Program Files\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\
Prepar3D 4.5.13 build 32097 detected as target verson
Shaders cache directory found at C:\Users\spencer\AppData\Local\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\Shaders\
Prepar3D main configuration file found at C:\Users\spencer\AppData\Roaming\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\Prepar3D.cfg
Shaders backup directory created at C:\Users\spencer\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXa11664.12651\SHADERS_BACKUP\
ERROR: shader file C:\Program Files\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\ShadersHLSL\Cloud.fx is not original Prepar3D shader and can't be used
ERROR: shader file C:\Program Files\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\ShadersHLSL\General.fx is not original Prepar3D shader and can't be used
ERROR: shader file C:\Program Files\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\ShadersHLSL\GPUTerrain.fx is not original Prepar3D shader and can't be used
ERROR: shader file C:\Program Files\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\ShadersHLSL\FuncLibrary.fxh is not original Prepar3D shader and can't be used
Backup of shader C:\Program Files\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\ShadersHLSL\GPUTerrain.fxh has been copied to C:\Users\spencer\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXa11664.12651\SHADERS_BACKUP\GPUTerrain.fxh
ERROR: shader file C:\Program Files\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\ShadersHLSL\PostProcess\HDR.hlsl is not original Prepar3D shader and can't be used
Backup of shader C:\Program Files\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\ShadersHLSL\PostProcess\FXAAResolve.hlsl has been copied to C:\Users\spencer\AppData\Local\Temp\Rar$EXa11664.12651\SHADERS_BACKUP\PostProcess\FXAAResolve.hlsl
PTA Activation successful.

Edited by sho69607

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8 hours ago, sho69607 said:

Prepar3D directory found at C:\Program Files\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\
Prepar3D 4.5.13 build 32097 detected as target verson
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That is P3D v4.5 HF2, right?

Then you need to use PTA v2.67


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Uninstall PTA 2.66

Un-and reinstall P3D Client

Reinstall PTA 2.67

- only use P3Dv4.5 HF 2 compatible presets 

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22 hours ago, GSalden said:

Uninstall PTA 2.66

Un-and reinstall P3D Client

Reinstall PTA 2.67

- only use P3Dv4.5 HF 2 compatible presets 

Ok thanks. For some reason I thought you had to install an older version first since the file says Hotfix only.


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