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  1. I had to do a complete new install of my P3Dv4.1 and now have an error on shutting down. It was not there until I installed FSUIPC. Here it is> Windows 10 64 b Home version10.0.15063 build 15063 Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 with driver version 385.14 P3Dv4 Academic 4.1.7.22841 Fsuipc5.122 The program now starts and runs fine, except that I get one error message every time I shut it down. It says "Content Error and I go to C\users\(my name)\Documents\Prepar3Dv4 Files\Contenterrors.txt". I open that file and see: [error.0] error=Payload station indexes should be between 1 - Number of Stations and it continues down the page repeating the message except changing the error number on each line, up to [error.999] error=Payload station indexes should be between 1 - Number of Stations The program seems to be working well and I do not know what this error means. Any suggestions? Thanks, Howard
  2. I am using P3Dv4 and FSC9.7. Everything was fine until a couple of weeks ago when during multi player flights with my VA, after about a half hour of the flight, the GPS radar view stops showing the other planes in the flight. Someone has suggested that maybe my install is not registered. I cant remember if I registered it or not, but now I cant seem to find out if it is, and if it is not, how to go about registering it. Can anyone help? Thanks, Howard
  3. I am running P3D v2.5.12945 and I had a registered FSUIPC version 4.939n installed. I thought I would update the FSUIPC to the 4.953 version but cant seem to be able to register it. A non registered version has installed into my P3D, but when I try to register it keeps looking for FSXSE, which I do not have. I cant figure out how to get registederd again. Can you helpme? Thanks. Howard
  4. How can I change the weight in the aircraft window from kg to lb. I am in the US and I don't want to have to convert this item everytime I make a flight plan. Thanks.
  5. Hi Pete, Sorry, my typo mistake. I have version 4.929. I got it sorted out. The message I was getting was when I clicked on the install button in the download. It said it was already installed in FSX. It did not give me anyway to direct the install to P3D. I started the Migration tool and installed it through that program. Everything is working now. Thanks for getting back to me. Howard
  6. I have both FSX and P3D V2.1 installed in C: Program Files/X86. My original registered FSUIPC version 4.928 install was into FSX some time ago. I just added P3D on the same drive. I can't get my original download FSUIPC version 4.928 to install into P3D. I get the message that says it is already installed in FSX. Do I have to buy another copy of FSUIPC to get it to work in P3D? Thanks. Howard
  7. REGISTERING FSUIPC

    OK. I took your suggestion and did a copy/paste and that worked. I am not going to try and figure out what was wrong. Thanks for your help. Howard
  8. Hi Pete, This morning I purchased a registered copy of FSUIPC4 and paid for it by credit card and received the registration key. I have installed it into FSX but can not get the registration key to work. It keeps telling me that it is not a good 12 number key. How long does it take from payment to being able to use the registration key? There is also the possibility that I am mis interpreting what might be the number 0 and the letter o, and the number 1 and the letter i or l, but I have tried all the combinations I can think of and nothing works. I do not want to post the key here for obvious reasons. Thanks, Howard
  9. Hi Pete, I set up a flight on our server 2 and ran the log during the flight. The control problem was there. I then shut everything down and looked at the log file. It was all Greek to me. I then did another flight , off line, the problem was NOT there. I shut down and tried to find the log file for the two flights to compare them, but only the second log was there. I guess I should have saved the first one with a name, as it appears that only the last one gets saved and gets overwritten with the next flight, so I don't have anything to send you to compare. I then re read the manual, and also got into the advanced users manual and discovered that I could completely cut off all weather from FSUIPC. On page 2 of the advanced users manual, under General Weather Options/Weather Read Factor, third paragraph, it says if you want to stop all weather activities in FSUIPC4 you can change the Weather Read Factor value from 2 to 0 in the FSUIPC4 cfg file. I did this. I have now flown five flights on our number two server with it's own weather and have not experienced any of the old problem. One of these flights was for two hours, and one was for three hours. One was our regular Tuesday MP flight and there were five of us on line for two hours with several take offs and landings. Everything was fine. I am not saying that FSUIPC was causing the problem. It could be coming from FSX in combination with FSInn, our own server, the VATSIM weather, or some combination of these. And again, it only affects users with FSX running on computers with Windows 7. There are so many variables it is hard to isolate anything here. At least for now, everything is back to normal after I made the above change. The other members of our VA having the same problem are going to also try this fix. I will continue to fly on line and I will let you know if the problem comes back, or if it does not fix the other members problem. Thanks for your help, Howard
  10. Pete, I am not very computer knowledgeable, but will try and figure out how to run the weather log today on our MP flight. I am not sure how to figure out how to tell how the weather is being applied locally to my FSX. We use FSInn to fly MP sessions. The member who supplies the server is away a lot, and I have not heard back from him yet, but another member told me he thinks the weather being supplied is from VATSIM, not FSMeteo. I know it is not Active Sky, as I have tested that by clicking on the CAVOK button on the FSInn panel, then starting Active Sky. The weather I then get is different from what the server supplies, and the plane then flies normally. The only thing we are certain of is that only FSX running on Windows 7 seems to be affected, and if we uninstall FSUIPC, the problem goes away. I will try and do the weather log thing today and post the results. Thanks, Howard
  11. Thanks for the reply. I should have said that I THINK it is FSMeteo, but I am not sure. I have asked our member who supplies the server for that info, but it may take him some time to get back to me. I will let you know. Thanks.
  12. I have been a user of registered FSUIPC for many years and have never had any problems, till now. I recently got a new computer with Windows 7, 64 bit. I am using FSX with Acceleration Pack, and FSUIPC 4.60 and update 4.604. I fly with a VA that does a lot of on line Multi Player flying. We use FSInn and have two dedicated private servers. Server number 1 does NOT supply any weather. Server number 2 DOES supply weather, so that we can all have the same weather when we fly together. I believe the weather is from FSMETEO. The problem ONLY happens on server 2 with supplied weather. The problem ONLY affects those of us using FSX and Windows 7. The problem is that as soon as I take off, the plane starts a left descending bank, turn. I can correct the attitude with the yoke and pedals, but then it will start a right descending bank, turn. The plane becomes almost uncontrollable. If I engage the auto pilot, things do come under control, but I can see that the plane is constantly yawing left and right and banking up and down, slightly. In external view, close up, I can see the ailerons constantly moving and the plane constantly banking left/down/right/down, slightly, but the auto pilot keeps it under control. If I disengage the auto pilot, the plane again starts the movements. If I click on CAVOK, the weather engine is stopped and the plane flies normally. If I go to server 1, which does not have the weather, the plane flies normally. We have done extensive testing to try and figure out what is causing this problem. It doesn't matter which aircraft we use, default, freeware, payware, it is always there. It does not matter where we fly. To make a long story short, the only way to get rid of the problem is to uninstall FSUIPC. This problem only happens to those of us who are running Windows 7 with FSX and FSUIPC and goes away if we uninstall FSUIPC. Even when I do a reinstall of FSUIPC, and do not use any of the weather tabs in FSUIPC, the problem is there. Does anyone know what might be causing this and how to correct it? Thanks EDIT - I forgot to memtion that if I fly on line of off line with either FS Real Weather, or Active Sky running, there is NO problem.
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