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Hello,

 

Just completed a fresh install of fsx including acceleration however after isntalling fsuipc i still see no addon menu. My log and dll.xml is below.

 

Thanks!

Johnny

 

Installer for FSUIPC4.DLL version 4.92
 
Looking in registry for FSX install path:
     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Games\Flight Simulator\10.0
     Parameter"SetupPath"
... >>>  OK! FOUND FSX!  <<< ...
Looking in registry for ESP install path:
     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft ESP\1.0
     Parameter"SetupPath"
Not there, so looking in:
     HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ESP
     Parameter"AppPath"
... NOT found! ...
Looking in registry for Prepar3D install path:
     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\LockheedMartin\Prepar3D
     Parameter"SetupPath"
Not there, so looking in:
     HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Prepar3D
     Parameter"AppPath"
... NOT found! ...
===========================================================
 
INSTALLATION FOR FSX:
SetupPath="I:\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\"
Checking version of FSX.EXE:
... Version 10.0.61637.0  (Need at least 10.0.60905.0)
Checking compatibility with installed SimConnect:
    Found SimConnect build 60905 (Original)
    Found SimConnect build 61242 (SP1 May07)
    Found SimConnect build 61259 (Acc/SP2 Oct07)
Checking if there's already a version of FSUIPC4 installed in:
       I:\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\Modules\FSUIPC4.DLL
... Version 4.920 found.
FSX Modules folder already exists.
Okay -- installed FSUIPC4 into "I:\Microsoft Flight Simulator X\Modules\FSUIPC4.DLL"
Looking for the current user's Application Data path: 
... found as "C:\Users\Johnny\AppData\Roaming"
Now finding \Microsoft\FSX\FSX.CFG for all users, including this one
Looking in "C:\Users\All Users\AppData\Roaming"
 ... No FSX.CFG there
Looking in "C:\Users\Default\AppData\Roaming"
 ... No FSX.CFG there
Looking in "C:\Users\Default User\AppData\Roaming"
 ... No FSX.CFG there
Looking in "C:\Users\Johnny\AppData\Roaming"
Found FSX.CFG in "C:\Users\Johnny\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FSX\FSX.CFG"
Now checking DLL.XML ...
... There is a previous DLL.XML, checking for FSUIPC4 section.
... FSUIPC4 section already exists but will be replaced.
     (with FSUIPC4_Loader entry)
... FSUIPC4 section of DLL.XML written okay
Now checking for a SimConnect.XML file ...
... No SimConnect.XML file found. This is okay.
Looking in "C:\Users\Public\AppData\Roaming"
 ... No FSX.CFG there
"Modules\FSUIPC Documents" folder already exists.
Now installing additional files into the "Modules\FSUIPC Documents" folder:
   Installed "FSUIPC4 User Guide.pdf" okay
   Installed "FSUIPC4 for Advanced Users.pdf" okay
   Installed "FSUIPC4 History.pdf" okay
   Installed "List of FSX controls.pdf" okay
   Installed "FSUIPC Lua Library.pdf" okay
   Installed "FSUIPC Lua Plug-Ins.pdf" okay
   Installed "Lua License.pdf" okay
   Installed "Lua Plugins for VRInsight Devices.pdf" okay
   Installed "LuaFileSystem.pdf" okay
   Installed "Example LUA plugins.zip" okay
   Installed "Offset Mapping for PMDG 737NGX.pdf" okay
   Installed "FSUIPC4 Offsets Status.pdf" okay
===========================================================
 
All installer tasks completed.
Registration check for FSUIPC4 was successful! (result code 00)
 
*************** End of Install Log ***************
 
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="WINDOWS-1252"?>
-<SimBase.Document version="1,0" Type="Launch"><Descr>Launch</Descr><Filename>dll.xml</Filename><Disabled>False</Disabled><Launch.ManualLoad>False</Launch.ManualLoad>-<Launch.Addon><Name>Object Placement Tool</Name><Disabled>True</Disabled><ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad><Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Mission Creation Kit\object_placement.dll</Path></Launch.Addon>-<Launch.Addon><Name>Traffic Toolbox</Name><Disabled>True</Disabled><ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad><Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Environment Kit\Traffic Toolbox SDK\traffictoolbox.dll</Path></Launch.Addon>-<Launch.Addon><Name>Visual Effects Tool</Name><Disabled>True</Disabled><ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad><Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Environment Kit\Special Effects SDK\visualfxtool.dll</Path></Launch.Addon>-<Launch.Addon><Name>FSUIPC 4</Name><Disabled>False</Disabled><Path>Modules\FSUIPC4_Loader.dll</Path></Launch.Addon></SimBase.Document>

 

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Just completed a fresh install of fsx including acceleration however after isntalling fsuipc i still see no addon menu. My log and dll.xml is below.

 

Is this on a new PC, or after a complete Windows re-install? If not, how did you remove the previous install of FSX? Most methods leave the SimConnect side-by-side system is an unrepairable mess, and if so then this would explain why it won't work. When I tried this on a Win7 system the only way out was to reinstall Windows first. With WinXP it was possible to get it sorted by Registry editing, but that was also a long and compicated job!

 

Why are you using the FSUIPC4 Loader? Did you not read the Installtion instructions?

 

Did FSX ask you for permission to load FSUIPC4? If so what did you answer? Check the [Trusted] section of the FSX.CFG file for FSUIPC4 entries and if there are any, delete them.

 

Is there an FSUIPC4.LOG and/or FSUIPC4.INI file in the FSX Modules folder? If there's a LOG show it to me.

 

Try this:

 

1. Delete the DLL.XML file -- you know where it is, as you posted it (in an odd format with no new lines) above. ***

2. Delete the FSUIPC Loder DLL from the FSXModules folder

3. Re-run the FSUIPC4 installer.

 

If this doesn't help, enable Simconnect logging as described in the FAQ sunbforum thread, and try again. Show me the SimConnect log so produced.

 

Pete

 

*** This is what the DLL.XML file you posted should look like. I suspect that whatever editor you used to cut and paste it corrupted the format. Be careful with that!

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="WINDOWS-1252"?>
    <SimBase.Document version="1,0" Type="Launch">
    <Descr>Launch</Descr>
    <Filename>dll.xml</Filename>
    <Disabled>False</Disabled>
    <Launch.ManualLoad>False</Launch.ManualLoad>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Object Placement Tool</Name>
        <Disabled>True</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Mission Creation Kit\object_placement.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Traffic Toolbox</Name>
        <Disabled>True</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Environment Kit\Traffic Toolbox SDK\traffictoolbox.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>Visual Effects Tool</Name>
        <Disabled>True</Disabled>
        <ManualLoad>False</ManualLoad>
        <Path>..\Microsoft Flight Simulator X SDK\SDK\Environment Kit\Special Effects SDK\visualfxtool.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
    <Launch.Addon>
        <Name>FSUIPC 4</Name>
        <Disabled>False</Disabled>
        <Path>Modules\FSUIPC4_Loader.dll</Path>
    </Launch.Addon>
</SimBase.Document>
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