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FS9 Takes A Long Time To Start  
User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 5251 times:

My FS9 takes a long(and I mean long) time in starting,and when it does I don't feel like playing anymore.
Is there a problem?,or,does this happen to everyone?

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User currently offlineTimjohns From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 681 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 5189 times:

At what point is it hanging - initial boot up or loading of a flight? What other programmes/processes are running at the same time and what addon software are you running? Have you done a virus check lately and defragmented the drive?


A.Net Airlines - 2 million miles!
User currently offlineMADtoCAE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 5185 times:

Well,I mean when you start it.
I don´t think that my comp has a virus since my dad works at Macafee.The other programs seem to work fine.
Thanks!


User currently offlineDC-10 Levo From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 3432 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 5183 times:

You could try deleting FS9.exe. When you start FS a new .exe is replaced. It might just need to be refreshed.

DC-10


User currently offlineTbanger From Australia, joined Jul 2004, 266 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 5169 times:

Mine used to take ages until I installed the no cd patch. It loads in half the time now. I think it was taking ages to verify the No4 disk.

User currently offlinePlanesarecool From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 4124 posts, RR: 11
Reply 5, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 5165 times:

If your FS2004 is a big file (aircraft etc), it takes ages to load. I will start mine up and then go away and do something else, come back in 15mins and its still going (or only just done). And because i have a lot of AI traffic, it takes about 10mins to load a flight at a major airport. So takes about half an hour just to get into an aircraft.

-Stephen


User currently offlineTimjohns From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 681 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 5158 times:

It may be worth running a virus check even if your dad works at McAfee - they can get in through all sorts of ways.
Try closing down unnecessary processes before loading.

When did this problen start occuring and what had you changed previous to it?



A.Net Airlines - 2 million miles!
User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7110 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 5130 times:

Try cleaning your computer, by this I mean cleaning the files by downloading some programme. I don't know much about it, but I heard that it works wonders. Also, if that doesnt work, upgrade the ram.

User currently offlineB727-200 From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 1051 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 5126 times:

Has it always acted like that? If so, ask your dad to buy a new computer and write it off against tax.

If not, I would try running the disk defragmenting program to clean your harddrive up a little.


User currently offlineGEG From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 301 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 5092 times:

Viruses or Spyware, either can slow a normally fast machine to a crawl. Other than that how many programs are running in the background, is it possible to end some of them while you are running FS9? Also remember that antivirus software seems to be increadably comsuming of memory when it is running. Not to mention instant messaging programs and other management software. If you are unsure about what is necessary to run at all times have you father look at it. It could be as simple as ending a few background tasks.
-Dan



Cant sleep...clowns will eat me...cant sleep...
User currently onlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4898 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5109 times:

Try sacrificing some planes, or exchange some of your downloads to ones with a smaller size (like instead of the Aerodesigns A340-300, you can go with the POSKY A340-300, or instead of a POSKY 744, you just find a repaint for the default plane)


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