I would like to know what I can do to a problem I am having.

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RJ Macedo (clouddancer6673) Trainee

So far I have spent quite a bit of money trying to remedy this problem and I still have it. When I am flying a free flight after about ten minutes of flight my computer freezes up and it lasts for about ten minutes and then I can complete my flight. I still get the engine noises and the background noises and atc but my flight is frozen mid air. I have talked to some computer people I know and they said that this was a typical problem with FSX and there was nothing that could be done. I have sent an email to Microsoft and they won't answer my question. Has anyone else have this problem and found a cure to it or am I just out of luck. I have upgraded my graphics card and a bunch of other stuff. Please help.

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RadarMan Chief Captain

It's never happed to me.
1-Do you have less than 4gigs ram and not running XP.

2-When is the last time you cleaned the inside of your computer, it sounds like overheating to me.
Let us know how you do.


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HNLute Trainee

Hi, I'm quite familiar with this ordeal, inadequate video card specs is one culprit and the other is a bad video driver...esp. AMD HDXXXX Catalyst. I would de-install the driver software completely, leave the card in place...then go back to another generation of the driver at AMD Support/Driver page. Older ones are available there. Try that one and keep doing this until you find a stable one. Here's the url...

Good Luck!

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