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I'm running RC4.1 on a second computer connected via WIDEFS. So far it works fine, however sometimes I see in the menu the option to acknoledge an instruction, however there was no audible instruction. Only if I ask the controller to repeat I'll get the instruction and will be able to hear it. I 'think' but I'm still testing, that the power saving feature on my laptop could be interfering. If not this, then I have a problem :(

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is this the new build i sent out to the volunteers over the weekend?jd

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hmmmm.launch rcv4click debugload your .plnclick start rcclick stop rcsend me the .log, with a description of the problem (jd@jdtllc.com)jd

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HiI`m also running RC4.01 on a second computer via WideFS and I have exactly the same problem. Some flights works without a problem but on others I have this problem with no audible instructions.Niclas

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Well, to start and make troubleshooting this problem easier I disabled every power saving option on my laptop. I did another short flight yesterday and everthing worked fine. However, as you say maybe this is a 'sometimes it happens' problem with no way of replicating it. JD, I'll do as you say and send you the log on a flight where I experience the problem.

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Question:The ATC audio is produced on the Second computer? or you have a cable (audio out) that goes into the computer running flightsim audio in to listen to everything on the same PC?

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Hi,Do you have ASV running on the WIDEFS PC as well?As I had exactly the same problem, so I have moved ASV to a third PC and so far I have not experienced it since.My WIDEFS laptop is not a particularly powerful one, and it appears that when ASV was processing the weather the processor got bogged down and could not process the voice from RC4 as well as the weather at the same time.Hope this helps CheersKeith

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Yes, I do. And my second computer it's also a bit slow. Ok, sounds like I will play with the priority settings.Maybe RC doesn't like to share CPU cycles with other software which might be CPU intensive and when playing a wav and if the CPU is at 100% it might timeout or something. JD, have you programmed any kind of timeouts for playing wavs, for example.. if a wav is not found, what is the timeout? maybe RC its confusing a not found file with a slow computer trying to fetch the file when other CPU bound processes are running.

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Hello,I've similar problems MSFS running on the desktop 'main' computer: Laptop (powersave settings disabled) with RC 4.1 and ASV connected with wideFS. Mostly it works fine. But until now I found 'at random' missing instructions (in the flight critique the controller told me to listen better... PFF). I'll try to use only RC 4.1 on the laptop (without ASV).Herman

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HelloI run only WideFS and RC on my second system but I, too, occasionally experience this problem.Fred

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>Hello>>I run only WideFS and RC on my second system but I, too,>occasionally experience this problem.>>FredLast night I did 3 short flights. Everything perfect, not a single instruction lost. However, I made a little mistake.. I changed everything in my laptop in desperation so I don't know what did the trick.. updated sound drivers, changed DirectX sound acceleration to standard, changed process priority to high and 'minimized' all apps when running in the second laptop except the WideFS window.My bet is that the high priority setting did the trick.... Now I can say, RC really rocks.

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change directx back - let's see if it was thatchange process priority - that's not a good ideasee if it was just a sound driver...jd

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Will do.I plan a short hop after dinner... on my way to publix ;)

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Changed priority level, started a flight and the problem happened again, so I can confirm it is related to this. My guess is that it happens when the CPU is full doing some other stuff and RC timesout thinking the wav file was not found. In high priority it simply works :)JD, is there a timeout programmed into RC for reading wav files? how does it work? what happens if RC tries to play a file and it takes it 3-4 seconds to get that wav to play?

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no time outs. if i look at the logs, the wav files are read, weaved together, and played.jd

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>Changed priority level, started a flight and the problem>happened again, so I can confirm it is related to this. My>guess is that it happens when the CPU is full doing some other>stuff and RC timesout thinking the wav file was not found. In>high priority it simply works :)>>JD, is there a timeout programmed into RC for reading wav>files? how does it work? what happens if RC tries to play a>file and it takes it 3-4 seconds to get that wav to play?I too have had this same problem occur. I will hear RC say something like "I say again, fly heading 250", I never heard the instruction the first time. This type of thing has happened more times than I can remember. Just one of many strange things that happen with RC, I guess.

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i'm not trying to say it isn't rc, but i don't think it is. i would never have released it, if one beta tester had reported it. and i can probably count on one hand, the number of people that have said it was happening.but it seems that some tweaking on some machines are necessary to make rc sounds work.all i can do is tell the computer to play a wav. if something happens that prevents it from coming out of the speakers, it's a mystery to me.check another thread here, where someone changed a couple of things, and the problem went awayjd

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I too run RCv4 via WideFS and was experiencing this problem every once in a great while. One thing I did that may have helped was disable my Antivrus before firing up my Wideclient & apps. My theory was that it inteferes (takes too long to scan) the wav files when they're called upon by RC. See if it makes any differnce in your case. The only skipped wav's i still encounter is when the pilot's voice is reading-back to clearance delivery, it'll sometime skip directly to CD responding, "readback correct." Also, trying turning off "cannded chatter" and see if that makes a difference, which is what I'm going to try next.AL | KCHS - Charleston AFB/Intl | Home of the USAF 437AW (~53 C-17's)-------------------------------------------------------------Game Rig:AMD64-4000+ SanDiego OC=220/440/2640 | Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe | Corsair TwinX2048-3200C2PT (2x1GB) 2.5-3-3-8/1T@2.8v | Evga NV 7900GT v84.56 (No OC yet)| Thermalright XP-120(mm) HSF | NV LAN@1GB | NV (SATA-I spec) Raid-0 223GB (3x80GB Samsung) (WinXP/Games) | NV (SATA-II spec) WD 320GB (Backups) | IDE-0 80GB Samsung (Archive) | Realtek AC'97 5.1 Surround | CH Yoke, TQ, & Pedals | FS9.1 | WideFS Server | FSUIPC v3.6 | FSGenesis Mesh (All) | PMDG (All) | PAI (All) | FSBuild2 | Etc...FS9 Support Rig:AMD3200+ | Gigabyte GA-7NNXP | Leadtek NV 5900 | Corsair TwinX1024-3200 (2x512MB) | Intel LAN@1GB | SiI3112 SATA-I 80GB Samsung | IDE-0 80GB IBM | JustCom 4port KVM | FS Wide Client | ActiveSky v6 | Radar Contact v4 | FS Real Time | FS Flight Keeper | FS Commander | AI Smooth

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This thread appears to have gone to sleep. Has everyone solved this issue? If so, what did the trick?Fred

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I still don't know how to solve this. Tried other network connections, disabling antivirus, but still 1 out of 10 there's a silent controller (on approach mostly). It might be my computer(s) and not RC. STill it's a pity.Herman

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is this with the stutter fix build, 3808 i think?jd

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I solved it by changing the priority of the process to high. However, I can do it without impacting or messing up FS2004 because I run RC4 from a second computer via WideFS, if you change the process priority for RC4 and it runs on the same computer FS2004 is running you may experience problems.

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In case it helps to see how widespread or consistent this is, I have this problem running RC on a separate notebook via Wide FS. Not consistent. Just once in a while. Usually it is Center.

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Hi FolksIs there any more progress on this issue? Are there more solutions which we haven't been told about?Fred

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