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  1. the point was to ask a question and it was answered before your reply. But thanks. (nice to see nothing has changed here.)
  2. Rob's word is gospel in my eyes. People that know me (of me? LOL) know that. There was a little meeting in Canada with the then AVSIM BoD, and others on the phone, when the "sale" of whatever rights was going on. If Rob is talking about it, then my NDA doesn't apply anymore either. 🙂 BUT, as I said, all this will do is drive me to XPlane; or out of simming (again) altogether. It may be business as usual but it's not how I do business. I don't forget and I don't forget how the community was treated, what we were promised, and what never happened. And the cycle is coming around again full circle. My questions are answered for now. Thanks for the quick replies.
  3. What I figured. M$ played games with the community and we will all eat it up. Xplane here I come.
  4. Am I the only one thinking the following: HOW is M$ bringing this back around again, as an updated version, when they sold off the rights? (or so I thought based on info I am not sure I can talk about yet)??? Didn't the education / business licenses get sold to Lockheed and the entertainment license to Dovetail? Or have I been under a rock since I left AVSIM? I AM NOT trolling, just curious...as I have not seen it mentioned anywhere....or did M$ pull their magic hidden text again in those contracts?
  5. how quickly we all forget HOW MS left us the first time? They claim to be all for the people, the community, then sell it off into little pieces. LM got part, Dovetail got a part, and NOW they come back? I honestly don't care if it has 90,000,000 FPS and looks like smooth glass. I would ditch Office, WIndows, etc if I didnt need it for my workplace. I feel much the same about MSFS now a days. They bailed on us and that counts for a lot in my book.
  6. Came up with a plan, now I am hoping to find someone out here for help in the final execution. Here is the scenario: --Present setup includes a 42" monitor, sitting on it's original stand on a desk. Needs 28" VERTICAL clearance to get over it. --looking to use the newer versions of the remote software for FMC and Overhead. FMC is non-issue, I already have a touch laptop to use for that. --Overhead panel. Have identified touch-screen monitors in various sizes. Would use one of these for the overhead panel with the above software. Problem: Need to find a monitor mount, to support a 22" or 24" touch-screen OVER the existing 42". Must articulate "out" at a 30-degree angle or so, to create the simulated overhead look. (and be close enough to my chair to "touch" the controls without standing up. Follow up, plan B, I guess I could go with a non-touch monitor and still use the mouse??? Takes away the touch problem. However, back to the mount, anyone have ideas on a mount like I am describing? The reasoning behind this rather then an actual "hardware" overhead is then I am not locked down to one-style overhead. I can still fly Boeing and CRJ and they will switch to whatever I want. Thanks in advance! Just trying to find a desk-mount articulating arm that will be tall enough.
  7. windows 10 / Server 2012R2 adds into the mix "powershell." You could also write an auto-start method in this. We used it a lot where I work for various things.
  8. It's been a while since I put my thoughts to words, and today I felt the urge that I needed to. Tom has been gone for too long already, and taken way too soon from us. But the memory of him, what he did, what we all tried to help with, lives on. Today, after an interview for my "real world" job, I found myself going back to my IT support days for Tom and this wonderful organization. But sometimes, I do feel responsible for what occurred in 2009. 😞 Had I not resigned, had I not decided that my personal life was too busy, I would have remained as the IT staff and the hack in 2009 would have never happened. It haunts me. I had the chance to talk about it with Tom before his passing, he tried to assure me I had NOTHING to do with it. but I still cant get passed it; my choice to quit caused that new person to be "hired." Today, for some reason, I decided to send the hiring authority for this new job a link to the events of 2009 page still found here on AVSIM. Tom and Mrs. A were like a 3rd set of parents for me. (I am lucky enough to have parents and step parents that ALL get along, thus 3rd.) Even so much as when I developed a HUGE blister between my toes in San Diego at the SimCon there, Mrs. A went into nurse mode and assisted me before our flight back to DCA. 🙂 Tom and I didn't always see eye to eye, we butted heads, we argued, we shouted. But I never stopped enjoying what I did. Even my day job counter-parts will tell you that I blurt out at times, but in the long run I get it done and enjoy the work. But deep down Tom was a mentor for me. Made me smile, made me laugh way more then we ever argued. One night in a bar in the "unofficial" HQ hotel for AVSIM, after my work at the NOC, we met. Mid conversation Tom looks at me, says, "John, your problem is you don't talk enough about YOURSELF." I don't think I have ever had a larger compliment given to me. You see, my adage of HOW I.T. should be done, is if we are doing our jobs right, none of you should know we are even there. It should just work. We didn't always hit that goal, but we sure as heck tried. Which I guess is why I am writing this today. I am still very proud of what we did that day and for years with AVSIM. Maybe Tom was in my mind from above today, and for whatever reason I chose to send the hack-blurb about how we helped recover this amazing site. There was so much going on BEHIND the scenes, some of which I am not now and was not then aware of. The flight sim community owes a tremendous thank you to Tom. I hope we never forget that. I know I won't. And if I land this job, I am sure Tom will be smiling, and I will silently thank him for helping me get to here. So, Tom, Mrs. A, Bob K and others, thank you. I'll never forget the fun, work, sweat, tears that we all had together. 🙂 We miss you Tom.
  9. mu guess is, with 2 online radio stations going live from the floor, one or both will broadcast some audio maybe.
  10. I yanked out driver, shaders and cfg. one of them worked, I am now back in 30's FPS. thanks poppet. I will use this next time, IF I ever do driver again. lol
  11. Lemme try to reply, and I am going to uninstall / reinstall video now. Nothing to lose on it anyway. --I did remove shaders. didn't remove cfg but I will. --I DID tick do a clean install of video, but I didn't remove first the old one. That is what I I am doing after I finish this reply. --no onboard video, and yes I checked in settings in P3D anyway, it's got the 970 picked, only video I have. be back later after I rip out video driver again.
  12. I am at the point where I was a few years ago and honestly ready to exit stage right from this hobby. :( Sounds drastic I know, but it seems this never gets better for me. I will try to be patient, if someone would be willing to assist. First, I am not a newb, nor am I "new" to computers. I do it for a living, manage to keep an 1,100 bed hospital imaging servers running, I would hope I can get around this, again. Now, onto the stuff. --Running Windows 10 64-Bit Pro. --NVidia 970 ASUS GTX, just got it for my birthday in July. --Athlon (don't shoot me) Phenom II at 3.5Ghz --16GB of RAM, dunno make offhand I forget but can find it need be, yes I know P3D will only see 4GB of it. --Saitek Yoke, pedals, TPM --3 Dell 17" Monitors running in surround mode, P3D trying to run across all 3. --P3D latest version as of Oct 1, and was freshly installed PRIOR to the last Nvidia update. --Only add-ons I am running is AS, ASCA, PMDG NGX, DEFAULT Scenery After the latest Nvidia update, I am back to less then 9FPS parked, in ATL, with default scenery. I WAS around 25-30 before the video driver update. Seems every time I remove the video driver, allow it to fresh-install the new one, I am right back to this square one. Last time I even re-installed ALL of P3D fresh. Someone please assist. I am ready to give remote to come in and look if someone is willing to help. Thanks again.
  13. jbinner

    Activation error

  14. jbinner

    Activation error

    it's not the simconnect files. I just tried those to install again, same error as everyone else. ticket opened. Update 942pm EST: I removed ALL of the 777 products, did a complete reinstall of just the 772. Ran P3D, same issue, same flexnet errors. Well I tried, wait on the ticket now.
  15. can confirm Wing's solution above worked for the PC12 into P3D 3.3.5 as well! thanks!
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