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  1. Done! Thanks again for your help! Marcel
  2. What follows is a possible solution for an access violation in FSUIPC that can suddenly appear. Note: the symptoms look very similar to what is described in the “FSX fails to run after FSUIPC4 first installed” FAQ post. The problem is different in the sense that in that case it will happen before FSUIPC ran successfully for the very first while in the problem solved in this post it occurs after FSUIPC has been running successfully for some time already. So the symptoms are: FSX reports “Flight simulator has detected a problem with a third party software program” where FSUIPC is mentioned as the third party add on If you choose to continue running FSUIPC from the above dialog FSX will crash No FSUIPC log was generated for this run In the simconnect logging there is nothing to be found about FSUIPC (please see in the FAQ how to turn on the simconnect logging) In the windows event logger for applications you will find an entry similar to: Faulting application name: fsx.exe, version: 10.0.61637.0, time stamp: 0x46fadb14 Faulting module name: FSUIPC4.dll, version:, time stamp: 0x50f440c1 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault offset: 0x0001c2a4 Note: the fault offset will most likely be different for every different version of FSUIPC If you delete the FSUIPC.ini file the problem will not disappear (if it does then you have a different situation and the problem might be caused by the content of your ini file) The problem is caused by MS Windows which suddenly incorrectly determines that FSUIPC should be corrected to make it run ok on your machine and in the process just makes it crash! How to solve this problem (requires editing your registry, only do this if you know how that works and don’t blame me if things do not work at all after doing this): 1) Open regedit 2) Goto the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers 3) Delete the key "C:\\Games\\FSX\\fsx.exe"="$~ RUNASADMIN IgnoreFreeLibrary<FSUIPC4.dll>" If the key does not exist or does not end with the “IgnoreFreeLibrary<FSUIPC4.dll>” then you have a different problem than described here… 4) If you would like to run FSX as an administrator you need to activate that again as you removed that in step 3. Note 1: it could be that this problem is caused by switching to another application while FSX is loading (while the splashscreen is shown) although I’m not certain about this. Note 2: it could be that this problem is Windows 8 specific but again I’m not sure. Best, Marcel Fransen
  3. That would be no problem, I will do that this evening when I get home. What I'm still not sure about is if this is windows8 specific. But as it seems that not a lot of people hit this before I tend to think it is... Best, Marcel
  4. Good news!! I got it to work again! For everyone ever facing the same problem (only if you are an experienced windows user, don't blame me if things get worse): 1) start regedit 2) goto key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers 3) delete the key "C:\\Games\\FSX\\fsx.exe"="$~ RUNASADMIN IgnoreFreeLibrary<FSUIPC4.dll>" 4) if you would like to run FSX as an administrator you need to activate that again as you removed that in step 3 Everything should be ok now! Some background: As I could almost rule out file changes (because I did not change anything and I could not find a changed file) my best bet was that it was something in the registry. So I searched for FSUIPC in the registry and found the interesting "IgnoreFreeLibrary<FSUIPC4.dll>" part of this key. As I had nothing to loose I deleted the key (after exporting it so I could go back when needed). And that solved the problem! Now of course it is intesting to know how this key was created. What the key means I could find here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc722047%28v=ws.10%29.aspx It means that freelibrary calls are ignored (calls used to unload a DLL, known as module in FSX). This probably means that one of those calls somehow failed once and the key was added by the MS compatibility 'service' as a service to you... I tend to believe that indeed task switching while FSX was loading played a role in this but I will probably never know... I'm just very happy as this saves me a lot of time (I was about to reinstall FSX but that probably would not have helped as the reg key would still be there). Pete, thanks very much for the version you created especially for me late at night, much appreciated!!! If I hadn't already registered for FSUIPC I would have done that right now (for anyone in doubt: I doubted first too but I'm in love now with the extended controller programming and profile support!!). Best Marcel
  5. Hi Pete, Unfortunately the dll you provided does not make any difference. I checked all the files in FSX and the %appdata%\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX folders to see if unexpected files were recently changed to no avail. I also checked the wintrust reg settings but that was okay. I could find one person explaining he got into a similar situation when he switched to another application when FSX was loading. I don't knoe how serious this post is but I must admit that I did that when the problems started (but I did that more often before without getting into trouble). Unfortunately the post did not mention how to fix the situation. Best Marcel
  6. Hi Pete, Thanks for the quick reply, I'll try it tonight as I get home and report the results. On the other hand as I read where it crashes I think there is a rather big change that it is not caused by FSUIPC but that is just the one that gets corrupted. As mentioned I did not make any consious changes to my system between the working and crashing situation but perhaps something caused FSX to get in an invallid state (altough it still starts up correctly if FSUIPC is disabled, but then again that is the problem with AV's change somtehing and memory corruption might no longer be detected...) Best, Marcel
  7. Hi, Today I suddenly got the "Flight Simulator has detected a a problem with a third-party .... module FSUIPC4.dll version 4.859n" message with the choice to run FSUIPC or not. If I choose to run it FSX crashed soon after... Strange thing is, yesterday everything run fine and today suddenly on first startup of FSX this problem appeared. I searched already through the forum and saw that I'm not the first one suffering from this so I already tried a few thing. I'll try to give you an overview of my system, the exact error message and log file and what I've already tried. System: Intel I5-3570K 16 Gb of memory MSI GTC 670 videocard driver version 310.90 Windows 8 64 bit FSX Acceleration FSUIPC4 (Registered) version 4.859n (as you can read below the problem started today running version 4.853) Error messages: - First the above described "FSX detected a problem with FSUIPC do you want run this software" -> click yes - second "fatal error" reported and FSX stops working - in the windows event logger: Faulting application name: fsx.exe, version: 10.0.61637.0, time stamp: 0x46fadb14 Faulting module name: FSUIPC4.dll, version:, time stamp: 0x50f440c1 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault offset: 0x0001c2a4 Faulting process id: 0x6b0 Faulting application start time: 0x01cdf36847f8c16c Faulting application path: C:\Games\FSX\fsx.exe Faulting module path: C:\Games\FSX\Modules\FSUIPC4.dll Report Id: 96e69215-5f5b-11e2-bf33-3085a98e3a1c Faulting package full name: Faulting package-relative application ID: What I've tried: The problem strarted today running FSUIPC V4.853 First I deleted my fsuipc ini file, did did not help. Then I reduced my dll.xml and set the only exe in exe.xml to disabled and removed all trusted modules (except the default FSX) from fsx.cfg dll.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="Windows-1252"?> <SimBase.Document Type="Launch" version="1,0"> <Descr>Launch</Descr> <Filename>dll.xml</Filename> <Disabled>False</Disabled> <Launch.ManualLoad>False</Launch.ManualLoad> <Launch.Addon> <Name>FSUIPC 4</Name> <Disabled>False</Disabled> <Path>Modules\FSUIPC4.dll</Path> </Launch.Addon> </SimBase.Document> exe.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="windows-1252"?> <SimBase.Document Type="Launch" version="1,0"> <Descr>Launch</Descr> <Filename>exe.xml</Filename> <Disabled>False</Disabled> <Launch.ManualLoad>False</Launch.ManualLoad> <Launch.Addon> <Name>Couatl</Name> <Disabled>True</Disabled> <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad> <Path>fsdreamteam\couatl\couatl.exe</Path> </Launch.Addon> </SimBase.Document> As this did not solve my problem (funny thing is the trusted line about fsuipc is added automagically to fsx.cfg without me having to approve the module) I installed the latest version of FSUIPC and removed the trusted line again. If I'm right now I needed to trust the module but it did not solve my problem. After reading some more about the problem in the forum I enabled the simconnect logging but it does not provide any usefull information to me: 0.00000 SimConnect version 10.0.61259.0 0.00212 Server: Scope=local, Protocol=Pipe, Name=\\.\pipe\Microsoft Flight Simulator\SimConnect, MaxClients=64 0.00367 Server: Scope=local, Protocol=IPv6, Address=::1, Port=50593, MaxClients=64 0.00438 Server: Scope=local, Protocol=IPv4, Address=, Port=50594, MaxClients=64 562.24939 Panels data export found and set to 20B319D8 Unfortunately no FSUIPC log file is created, I think it does not get that far... I've got no clue what to do any more perhaps you can give me a hint. Best Regards, Marcel Fransen
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