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Defrag before install a good idea? by Mark Cherry
Quick questions for you all, How many of you take the time and trouble to defragment before a major install like FS? Have you ever tried deactivating virtual memory, defragging, then re-enabling virtual memory? (To un-frag the swapfile, in effect) Ever had any problems specifying a fixed-size...
September 23rd 03 07:51 AM
by Peter Duniho Go to last post
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magnetic variation by Angus Lepper
Hmmm. I did find one once, but as I can't remember where, tis is only to give you hope. "karel adams" wrote in message ... Every version of FS I have known has a file called MAGDEC.BGL In FS2002 it is...
September 23rd 03 06:58 AM
by Mark Cherry Go to last post
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FS2004 by Damien Booth
Hi, I was just browsing this news group and noticed that FS2004 is now available. Yes I know I'm probably a little the times. Anyway, I've been using FS2002 for over a year now and I think it's great, but no doubt FS2004 is going to be better. The question is how much better and is it worth going...
September 23rd 03 05:34 AM
by Marc Go to last post
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I found the missing bridges! by nathantw
I found the missing bridges that everyone has been saying were missing. They're in Des Moines, Iowa. I was just flying around there for no particular reason and on the river there's no less than 4 bridges not more than a few hundred yards from each other. Then to top it off there's another bridge...
September 23rd 03 03:19 AM
by Mark Cherry Go to last post
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fs2004 and screen resolution by cam lowes
Howdy, Went down to theWalMart last nite and picked me up FS2004. ( I'll drop the bad Texas acccent) Installed flawlessly and runs almost nice using a HP 6636 (667 MHz Celeron) with 256 Ram, intel 8210 video with 11 MB on board. Problem: Both FS2002 and Train Sim allow me to use a sreen...
September 23rd 03 02:39 AM
by Mark Cherry Go to last post
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FS2002, Real world weather problem by John431
I have been down loading real world weather. But, it doesn't match the actual weather as determined from tuning in the FAA automatic weather stations on the Internet. http://www1.faa.gov/asos/map/map.htm. I've compared it by listening to the ATIS at the airport of FS2002 and comparing it with...
September 23rd 03 02:17 AM
by Mark Cherry Go to last post
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fs2002 - increase intensity taxiway and runways' lights? by Mark Cherry
In , Minou wrote: hi, in FS2002, i would like increase intensity the taxiways' lights, the runways ' lights too... how do it? Minou,
September 23rd 03 01:08 AM
by Mark Cherry Go to last post
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Starting FS9 by Hector Relva
Hi all, I believe there is a "new" cfg file for FS9 that makes possible to start the program without using the CD # 4. Can somebody help me to find where this magic cfg file is please. Thanks, HR
September 22nd 03 02:21 PM
by Randy L. Go to last post
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FS 2002 Multiple Monitors by Hugh Roberton
hi There, I was accustomed to operating FS 98 with three monitors .... displaying front, and each front quarter view. I recently purchased FS 2002 but cannot find the settings for multiple monitors. Am I missing something? Any help much appreciated. many thanks Hugh Melbourne, Australia
September 22nd 03 01:49 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Problème de lancement de Flightgear by Nicolas Bernier
Bonjour, J'ai téléchargé et installé sous W2K la dernière version de Flightgear mais quand je lance le fgfs.bat ça a l'air de fonctionner puis d'un seul coup il me dit que fgfs.exe a provoqué une erreur et que Windows doit fermer te redémarrer. Qulqu'un pourrait-il m'aider ? Merci
September 22nd 03 10:10 AM
by Nicolas Bernier Go to last post
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Free Instrument Charts Links Page by Bob
http://www.geocities.com/bobandrepont/iap.htm I have finally got around to updating my free IAP Charts links page. Over 100 sources. If you know of any I have missed, please let me know.
September 22nd 03 01:55 AM
by Bob Go to last post
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Undocking Windows in FS 04 by goo
Hi Guys, Just bought FS 2004 this afternoon and loaded it up. Pretty good so far.... don't know what the issue is with bridges yet, they are all around Ottawa, Canada in about the right places! (FS2002 didn't have any) In any case the performance seems to be better at first glance. Just one...
September 22nd 03 12:20 AM
by goo Go to last post
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FS2002 problems - Radeon 9700 by Ross Edmondson
My machine is a 2.8Ghz P4, 1 gig ram, ATI motherboard and Saphire ATI Radeon 9700 pro graphics card. Running flight sim 2002 with all sliders maxed, the graphics are worse (blockier with less colour gradients) than on my old geforce2. Can anyone suggest where to start looking? Thanks, Ross
September 21st 03 10:43 PM
by Ross Edmondson Go to last post
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FS2002 - AI traffic crashes by Anonymous
I was at the holding position at Aberdeen (Dyce) airport (EGPD) last night waiting for an aircraft on finals to touch down. Looked in its direction as I like watching AI planes land. This one bellyflopped about 300ft from the end of the runway and immediately disappeared... :O( Is it unusual...
September 21st 03 10:41 PM
by Ross Edmondson Go to last post
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setting up test facility by JasonSJbird
I have decided to use my FS2002 primarily as a make believe test center at Salt Lake City for various exotic or X-planes.NICE big runways. Anyone know of any quality xplane downloads?
September 21st 03 09:56 PM
by JasonSJbird Go to last post
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Real World Weather (Isabelle) by [email protected]
I have tried to download the weather from the internal weather program today and it downloads fine and even gives me a large blue "L" where Isabelle is, but when I hit the fly now button the simulator hangs when it comes to" loading weather" portion of the start-up and gives me the microsoft...
September 21st 03 09:53 PM
by JasonSJbird Go to last post
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Changing ADF frequencies in 0.5 increments by Damos
Trying to set 349.5 ADF frequency but unable to get the last 0.5 This is an issue mention my a previous poster a couple of years ago but no solution was offerd. In a PCPilot magazine, an author of a tutorial mentioned that "when you set up a flight simulator such as fs2002 its wise to opt for...
September 21st 03 01:10 PM
by Mark Cherry Go to last post
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Blue Clouds by Mark Cherry
In , Bob K wrote: Just made an IFR flight using realweather in FS9. Cloud coverage was broken to scattered. A lot of the clouds had a blue/gray color to them while others looked white. I noticed also, in spot plane view, that when I...
September 21st 03 12:57 PM
by Mark Cherry Go to last post
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no disc 4 by Hector Relva
Hi, I remember reading that there is a "new" cfg file for FS9 that allows to run FS9 without using the disc. Can someone point me in the right direction to find it please ? Thanks, Hec
September 21st 03 11:26 AM
by Hector Relva Go to last post
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FS98 airport textures in FS2004 by Joseph Brown
Recently I added an airport file (airport123.bgl) in theFS2004 /scenery directory. This airport bgl file was created for FS98. The airport now appears; all the runways, taxiways, airport buildings and tower are there and visible from a distance. The problem is that the airport contour is ALL...
September 21st 03 09:30 AM
by Mark Cherry Go to last post
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