Jim Young

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  1. Jim Young

    My P3D hanged.

    Your topic does not provide sufficient information for any suggestions or advice on fixing. When an application hangs, it is very difficult to impossible to found the cause. The AVSIM CTD Guide provides information on how to investigate your AppHang (see page 10). There are other suggestions on page 33 of the guide. I would also recommend you get the free update - v4.4 for P3D.
  2. Jim Young

    First reactions to P3Dv4.4

    Merged the hotfix topic with this topic as Simbol had already posted the information on page 17 of this topic.
  3. Jim Young

    P3DV4.4 Crash

    The last error indicates you had a StackHash which is very difficult to diagnose. A StackHash is related to the ntdll.dll error. If you fix the ntdll.dll error, you will most likely fix a StackHash. There are many reasons for this error to include a bad overclock (if overclocked), a memory module went bad, incompatible scenery or aircraft, incompatible objects in the scenery. This indicates a problem with an addon and/or a dotnet. Dotnets are used by Microsoft to make sure your applications run okay. I suspect a simconnect error. You can try installing the simconnects in your P3D main directory/redist. If you have ASP4, they have an update for v4.4 and you should install the update. It has its version of the simconnect. The DistributedCOM error is happening on almost everyone's computer. I have it and tried to fix it and could not. I just leave it alone as everything is running great. But, if you want to try to fix it, here is a link to at least one person who tried: https://shauncassells.wordpress.com/2015/09/28/windows-10-event-10016-fix-the-application-specific-permission-settings-do-not-grant-local-activation-permission-for-the-com-server-application-with-clsid-d63b10c5-bb46-4990-a94f-e40b9d520160-and-a/ Best regards, Jim
  4. Jim Young

    P3DV4.4 Crash

    The triggering of the module belonging to the computer system - ntdll.dll is common and there are many possibilities that might have caused the crash. Fortunately it is not P3DV4 causing the crash (maybe an add-on but not P3DV4). The Exception code: 0xc0000374 indicates a heap corruption which really means nothing. Most likely you have a bad overclock (if overclocked). A bad scenery or aircraft not compatible with P3DV4.4 can cause this error too. On page 10, AVSIM CTD Guide, there are suggestions on how to investigate your crash and it usually fixes all crashes. In the back of the guide is a list of suggestions for fixing the ntdll.dll error. See if one fits your crash. Best regards, Jim
  5. I always wonder how one breaks their circuit boards but the Bodner 386x would definitely work. I've never tried to connect the throttle quadrant to the same card though and may give it a try and let you know!
  6. Jim Young

    P4D CTD with certain Airport Addons

    Thanks for the update. Glad you got it back to working! Make sure you deleted the Shaders folder.
  7. Jim Young

    A New Long Haul 787 Flight: Auckland to Chicago

    I'm sorry but the parents could have been more creative naming their baby. I doubt this will be the last time she will be mocked.
  8. Jim Young

    P4D CTD with certain Airport Addons

    If you just installed the Client, there probably was not any changes to the default twin engine aircraft in v4.3 and earlier. I heard LM removed these aircraft in v4.4 but think you have to uninstall Content and then install v4.4 Content for this to happen. Some were going to move these aircraft over from v4.3 to v4.4 but not everything required is in the Carenado aircraft folders. I would occasionally get an unexplained CTD when loading any aircraft at startup with heavy weather. I discovered it to be an issue with the Carenado module CMeteoXml.dll which belongs to their weather radar. This is a reason why I suggested in the AVSIM CTD Guide, Page 10, to investigate by disabling your dll.xml's (there are two for P3D), the P3D.cfg, and move everything in your Documents/Prepar3D 4 Add-ons folder to a temporary folder just to see if this fixes the problem. If it does, then is one of these files that is causing your crashes. Best regards, Jim
  9. Jim Young

    First reactions to P3Dv4.4

    I agree it appears odd. There's another topic nearby with over 25 million views. I have reported it to Brian, our AVSIM Tech, but doubt there's an explanation.
  10. Jim Young

    total newbie

    Welcome! X-Plane is at Version 11 now and X-Plane 10 is fairly old. Hopefully you will still enjoy.
  11. Jim Young

    P4D CTD with certain Airport Addons

    I am not sure what scenery is causing the crash. FT Boston, Orbx LEBB, and Aerosoft EDDS? Have you tried disabling the scenery to see if the flight will load with the default scenery? What aircraft are you trying to use? Did you merge the Beechcraft and other Carenado aircraft from 4.3 to 4.4 as suggested by someone in the P3D Forums. You know the Carenado aircraft require additional files and fonts in the main P3D directory? When you installed V4.4, what did you do? Did you uninstall the Client for v4.3 and install the Client for v4.4? Did you do the same for Content and Scenery? The scenery should all work without reinstalling but I would find the installers for these programs and right click the .exe and select repair or simply reinstall them.
  12. Jim Young

    Honolulu never looked so good

    Please post any comparison or additional images in a new topic.
  13. I think this is the important information. Did the OP enable Turbo Boost (normally done by setting the BIOS to Optimal Defaults). So, if he is running P3D at 3.2GHz, that will obviously give him FPS below 30.
  14. Jim Young

    First reactions to P3Dv4.4

    I had sound problems but found my sound was set to 16 bit. Changed it to 24 bit and the issues went away.
  15. Jim Young

    AVSIM Basic FSX Configuration Guide

    I agree you should post in the CTD or DX10 Forum with more details. If you have an add-on aircraft or scenery NOT compatible with DX10, that might create a crash but there are many other factors that need to be looked at. If you post in the CTD Forum, try to give us a Event Viewer report about the crash or use the AppCrashView App.