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  1. Ok it worked fine and I can see the new features described above. Since I had an old driver I had to download the STANDARD driver not the DHQ one. The DHQ driver would not have installed over my old driver. Also I found out the Microsoft store version is not compatible with the standard driver, only DHQ driver. Thanks Greg
  2. I am back on Driver 388.13 I am tempted to upgrade to this driver with my P3d V4.5. Using GTX 1070. But I am confused about comments about the NVIDIA Control Panel needing to be downloaded from somewhere else and not being included with the driver download? In the past I always simply choose the clean install method which works fine, but I never had to worry about the NVIDIA Control Panel not being present and usable after the upgrade. Certainly I need it to change settings for P3D, set monitor frame rates, resolutions, etc. Another post above said it is not present with the game ready version of this driver from NVIDIA but is present with the driver downloaded from another source? Also is the new frame limiter found in the Control Panel? Any clarification would be appreciated before I jump in. Greg
  3. Mark, Here is a link for the screenshot: https://1drv.ms/u/s!Ao0V10usNtZmhXpZiKqzUQdJSCmY?e=taWCgY This chart is a PDF file that was downloaded from the web to my computer. When I look at the same PDF file on my IPAD without using the EFB app it is perfectly clear. I am using the iPAD Air 2 with 2048‑by‑1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi). Another problem has to do reconnecting to the EFB after starting a new P3D session. I open Safari, type in the QR code, the EFB shows up. I place it as an icon on the home screen. Fine. But when I terminate P3D, restart P3D, and reconnect another session, open the browser, the EFB shows up on the browser page, but not on the home screen icon. The home screen icon version is just blank white. I have to manually delete the home screen icon every time, go back to Safari and resend it to the home screen again for the next session to get the EFB into full screen mode and working. I have Navigraph charts displaying from a browser page in full screen mode (ie having sent it to the home screen) and every time I reconnect using the home screen icon, it logs in and displays fine, without me having to delete the icon, go into the browser and resend the page to the homescreen again . Greg
  4. Hello, I am using the PMDG P3D version of the 747 800 EFB app on my iPad. I am concerned about two things. First the Navigraph charts are very blurry on the iPad, very hard to read. On the other hand if I access the same charts from Navigraph from their cloud website on my iPad the charts are crystal clear and easy to read even at no magnification. I also note that the same charts when viewed in the sim on the 747 800 EFB screen at the same magnification, are also very crisp. This blurriness issue if it cannot resolved would lead me to abandon using this app. Another issue relates to the fact that the brightness needed to achieve good viewing in the sim causes poor viewing in the iPad app and vice versa. I guess one would have to use one or the other at a time, but not switch back and forth. One last question. Do I have to connect to Simserver by opening the browser and entering the QR code into my iPad browser each time I start the sim? Thanks, Greg
  5. Hello, I completed my first flight with P3d 4.5, landed, stopped the aircraft on the runway and then entered Chaseplane playback mode. It worked well. But after exiting playback mode after it completed playback, the airplane suddenly started spinning and vibrating violently on the runway. it spun like a top. Nothing I could do resolved it, so I terminated P3d. Never had this happen before. Greg
  6. Hello, I have the Saitek Pro Flight Yoke, extra throttle quadrant, and rudder pedals. I have come to realize that with each Windows 10 feature update, most recently going to 1903, that after the update the Yoke is non functional. I discover by looking at the Device Manager that the Yoke is not recognized, and there is a message to reinstall the driver. Interestingly though the rudder pedals and extra throttle quadrant show up on the list and in fact work fine in the simulator. Reinstalling the Flight Yoke driver is a torture, as the install always hangs at the point where one would plug in the USB for the yoke, and I have to rediscover the arcane manner in which to successfully reinstall it. Then everything works fine. I wonder why this one driver of all that I have gets uninstalled. During the update process I always unplug the USB cable to the Saitek units. I was told that to minimize update problems, one should unplug as many USB devices as possible. Does anyone know if unplugging the Saitek USB cable prior to initiating the update process is causing the Yoke driver to become uninstalled and become non functional? if so why this one driver? I might add that since Logitech took over Saitek finding Saitek support information is also challenging and frustrating procedure on Logitech website. Thanks, Greg
  7. Thanks Ray, I had to delete the entire cache, all cookies, reboot and then I could access again. It appears that there is some file in the cookies that is not identified that causes this problem, and deleting just the cookie for FS Dreamteam was not enough. However regrettably I am still unable to access the website from my iPAD, and I have no idea why or how to fix it. I wish Virtuali could address this whole scenario and come up with the reason it happens, and how to prevent it in the future. I will post in their forum now about this. Greg
  8. A few days ago I was on the GSX forum from FS Dreamteam. I was just browsing, not posting, when I clicked to another subforum and got the message "Sorry "myusername" you are banned from using this forum". I tried another browser, same message. I tried from my ipad and got the message: "Sorry Guest you are banned from using this forum" I am banned even on my ipad, which is different from my computer? Why was I banned at all? In all my years of flight simming I have never experienced this situation. I googled this and a couple of posts on AVSIM said delete the cookie for FSDreamteam website, which I did but still cannot access the forum. I emailed the FSDreamteam directly three days ago about this and no response. This is really frustrating to not be able to use the forum, and also time wasting to figure this out. And no response from the developer in three days. And the catch 22 is that if you cannot access the forum, there is no place to go for help on solving this, so I thought to post here. I wonder if there are others currently having this problem to suggest the entire forum is just down? Greg
  9. Russel, Are the textures pictured in your link the default PMDG 737 NGX textures? They seem much clearer in terms of lettering and with more contrast than mine in P3d V4. Is HDR turned off? Thanks, Greg Clark
  10. I really love the hotpoints and use them all of the time. But they seem a bit too sensitive to invoke on my screen and I seem to trigger a change in views inadvertently quite often just by scrolling around my screen to accomplish some button push in the virtual cockpit, or even going down to the taskbar to pull up another program. Any tips on using hotpoints or a way to make them less easy to trigger? Thanks, Greg
  11. Thanks Dmiannay, and I just confirmed 28L ILS was perfectly aligned so we are good to go! Greg
  12. Does anyone know if the ILS approaches at Flightbeam KPDX are implemented appropriately? The reason I ask is that one of them ? ILS 28R was offset making the approach unusable in FSX. I do not know if that was corrected in P3d since they both seem to use the same airport databases. Also not sure if this scenery uses the P3d database for ILS's or created its own. Hate to make a long flight and find out the ILS does not work. Greg
  13. The green light taxiway centerline markings are also displaced laterally from the yellow centerline. Is that the way it should be? Greg
  14. Hi Pilot87, I found the file and it looks like the original was backed up. Thanks! Greg Clark
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