FlyingBone

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About FlyingBone

  • Birthday 03/26/1947

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    Approx 3 miles west of EGHH in line with RW26
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    As I no longer play in a brass band I like to listen frequently. I belong to one of the local leisure centres where I do a little exercise and swim. Writing odd routines for Excel and flying with FSX

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    Retired over 10 years ago from radio communications as a supposed radio specialist ( its amazing what a lot of bluff can achieve!). No longer play trombone but like to listen to brass bands and sit too long with FSX going

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  1. FlyingBone

    Windows 10 Will Be The LAST OS

    I am with gfd's comments. There seems to be a lot of speculation when what I, and I suspect lots of others, want is facts. Is Win10 better than 8, or 8.1? Does FSX, either DVD or Steam, function correctly, can I expect graphics issues similar to those I experienced going from 8 to 8.1. Having seemed to have got FSX stable I am hesitant to change. Regards Alan 3miles west EGHH
  2. Thank you for your quick responses. I am exploring what starts up, what I really need and also trying Jim's idea of the resource monitor. Have noticed that Internet Explorer seems to be sat in a suspended state and then FSX crashed although at a different time. Went back to IE and closed it again, re-started FSX with resource manr on 2nd screen. no IE entries and had successful flight through 19:56. Will keep an eye on things and let you know.
  3. I normally close and open FSX in windowed mode so that I can move it to my main display. I run 2 screens and Windows 8.1 on a 3.9GHz dual core processor. This normally works fine with DX10 fixer from Steve. Recently an annoying thins happens at 19:56 most evening. FSX freezes momentarily and returns to a windowed mode with anything I had on the 2nd screen loaded on top of the cockpit display. Have tried to find something running in the background such as an auto up-date in another programme but no luck yet. Any ideas please? Alan
  4. FlyingBone

    DX10 Users Poll

    Like wise, using DX10 was the only way I could get FSX to work, have now bought Steve's DX10 fixer and all seems fine
  5. FlyingBone

    AVSIM Basic FSX Configuration Guide

    Hi Very interesting article - thank you will try various suggestions, carefully, one at a time
  6. FlyingBone

    Denali Base Camp Charter Problems

    It is sometime since I flew this mission but, as I remember it, I eventually made it by flying back down the valley and, like EasyXjer, circled over clear terrain until I had enough height. It takes time so you have to be patient.
  7. FlyingBone

    Dual monitors headacke.

    Thanks Jim Your comments about crashes when opening in Full Screen probably explain the odd crashes I have had on trying to start FSX. The strange thing is that in the past I have always used Full Screen starting on screen 1 without issue. Thinking about it my problems only seem to have occurred after I had what I call one of my "I wonder what if..." moments when I went into windows mode and opened a PDF chart of my local airfield on screen 2. Serves me right maybe. Anyway thanks again I will make going to Windows mode part of my close down procedure Best Regards Alan
  8. FlyingBone

    Dual monitors headacke.

    Hi all Whilst not new to FSX I am new to forums and was wondering if anyone can help me, please? Like Stelios I have set up 2 monitors and until recently they behaved as I wanted in FSX i.e. my main display (display 1) is where FSX opens and then all flying done there. I was using the second display for ATC and GPS. Now FSX opens up on display 1 but after selecting "Fly Now" the resultant flight opens on my second display. I have tried Jim's idea without success. The only way I have found at the moment is before closing a flight is to come out of full screen and drag the Windowed view back to screen 1 as pty1973cm says. When FSX opens next time the flight starts in Windows mode on screen1 and then I select Full Screen and the flight stays on screen 1. Whilst this works it slows down the start of a flight. I have just updated to Windows8.1 but this started happening before this update. Any ideas/ suggestions welcome :unsure: