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by tropicalfish
Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:46 pm
Forum: Lessons
Topic: How to line up the aircraft on the runway for Take off?
Replies: 21
Views: 9029

Usually you'll still have to make some small rudder adjustments on your takeoff roll to stay in-line with the runway.

For me, I find that using my left and right views, or the virtual cockpit, to help me taxi onto the runway.
by tropicalfish
Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:25 am
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: Recover FSX CD-Key
Replies: 5
Views: 2437

Try this:
http://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/

It locates installation keys for all the software already installed onto your computer.
by tropicalfish
Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: Fatal Error on Startup
Replies: 13
Views: 2295

King OF air350 wrote:I was following along with the forum post, and I noticed that I didn't have a FILE/EDIT/etc menu at the top of my windows...what the heck?

At any rate, I reinstalled and all is well. Thanks for the help guys
Are you using Vista? Press Alt when you do that.

Good thing you got it working.
by tropicalfish
Tue Aug 11, 2009 5:22 am
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: Fatal Error on Startup
Replies: 13
Views: 2295

Error code?
by tropicalfish
Sun Aug 09, 2009 3:48 am
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

I offered that to him via TeamViewer...

But I'm now assuming that he either is utterly clueless in either the following: His operating system, his FS version, or his ability to search.
by tropicalfish
Sat Aug 08, 2009 3:14 am
Forum: Basics
Topic: Surclaro Download Hates Me?
Replies: 8
Views: 1602

Avoid using download managers with SurClaro.
I believe that they use multiple connections to speed up download speeds, but doing so will conflict with SurClaro's one simultaneous download rule.
by tropicalfish
Wed Aug 05, 2009 4:43 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: FSX+REX2.0=WOW!
Replies: 8
Views: 2888

Jpeg compression is killing it a little bit but it's much better.
by tropicalfish
Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:23 am
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: FSX+REX2.0=WOW!
Replies: 8
Views: 2888

Turn on your AA :P
by tropicalfish
Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

Re: listen I'm so friggin tired of this

listen I'm so friggin tired of this I want this fixed but you guys keep saying the durn files their I told you like 4 times the friggin file is not their now are you guys going to help by finding a way, this file can't be that important. :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil...
by tropicalfish
Fri Jul 24, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Video Cards
Topic: What monitor should I get?
Replies: 14
Views: 2498

09El_Boissevain wrote:
BTW @ T-fish, whats wrong with MSI? Gigabyte is pretty good had a good experience with them before, but from what I hear MSI is just as good and trustworthy.

Captain L
MSI is fine, but you could stick with something better. It'll benefit you if you wish to overclock.
by tropicalfish
Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

Unless you want to set up TeamViewer and schedule a time when one of us can connect to your computer and find the FSX.cfg file.
by tropicalfish
Wed Jul 22, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

You did it wrong...
Nothing gets plainer than that.

Do you see an Application Data folder? Did you go to the Microsoft folder? Is there an FSX folder?
by tropicalfish
Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:48 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

So did you delete the FSX.cfg file?
by tropicalfish
Tue Jul 21, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

Cat1 wrote:Holy step by step instructions with pictures!
Nice! (Shhh, the screens are from Vista)
(Shh, I know! But there's not much difference in the menus!) :lol:
by tropicalfish
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

For your convenience... Step-by-step instructions. READ ATTACHMENTS FOR STEP 1, 2 AND 3. (Hmm, the software put my attachments in backwards order. Go in order, 1, 2, 3. ) WHEN YOU ARE FINISHED, READ HERE FOR THE FOLLOWING STEPS: STEP 4: Go to this link: http://forums.surclaro.com/ftopic19025.html Bo...
by tropicalfish
Mon Jul 20, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: Video Cards
Topic: What monitor should I get?
Replies: 14
Views: 2498

What PSU are you planning to use with your new computer?
For the motherboard, stick with something like Asus or Gigabyte.

What website(s) can you order from?
by tropicalfish
Sun Jul 19, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Real Aviation
Topic: Holy Airbus Batman!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1098

It seems more like a media scare tactic, IMO.

The Airbus is built pretty decently. Severe turbulence can shake any aircraft.
by tropicalfish
Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

No, I mean FSX.cfg
by tropicalfish
Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

Try deleting the FSX.cfg and start FSX again. It should be able to detect it.
by tropicalfish
Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:59 am
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: HELLO just need a bit of help with trying too get joystick..
Replies: 104
Views: 6326

Having to view the Terms of Use page first when trying to access the webpage is a very quick turndown.

Try plugging the USB connector into the back panel. Do you know for certain that the front panel ports work? Each and every one of them?
by tropicalfish
Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: Flight Simulator X - FSX
Topic: FSX.CFG Pathway
Replies: 11
Views: 3471

I don't have FSX, but I do believe it'll be in a similar location for Windows Vista. C:\Users\ <username> \AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\FS9 You'll need to enable viewing of hidden files and folders. Do this by going to Windows Explorer (Computer, Documents, anywhere). Press the Alt Key. A toolbar shoul...
by tropicalfish
Wed Jun 10, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Good PC?
Replies: 17
Views: 2255

Cat1 wrote:
tropicalfish wrote:over your 10000 budget
One to many zero's me thinks... :wink:
His budget was 10000NOK, and I assumed that the website's price listing was in NOK.
by tropicalfish
Wed Jun 10, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Good PC?
Replies: 17
Views: 2255

If you wanted to run SLI, here is the motherboard selection: http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.aspx?sku=374281 You could go with two GTS250's (which are basically rebranded 9800GTX+), but that would probably bring you over your 10000 budget because the quad core processor and motherboard I chose was highe...
by tropicalfish
Wed Jun 10, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Good PC?
Replies: 17
Views: 2255

Looks good :D Would there be difference betwen Intel prossesor and AMD for the same price or around that? I think i like Nvidia GPU better, But im not so familiar with ATI systems.. Clock for clock, Intel is faster than AMD. AMD's prices are much lower, but power consumption on their chips is also ...
by tropicalfish
Wed Jun 10, 2009 4:55 am
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Good PC?
Replies: 17
Views: 2255

http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.aspx?sku=391646 http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.aspx?sku=354717 http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.aspx?sku=340676 http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.aspx?sku=359087 http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.aspx?sku=338074 http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.aspx?sku=391835 http://www.komplett.no/k/ki.aspx?sku...
by tropicalfish
Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Good PC?
Replies: 17
Views: 2255

I saw this shortly after he posted it, and was going to recommend the third one. In US Dollars, it is about $1,250. For a dual core, it seemed pricey, and I stayed quiet. But.... the good thing is, it is compatible with DDR3 Memory , and comes with the 2 graphics cards in SLI. I'd like to see a bet...
by tropicalfish
Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:26 am
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Good PC?
Replies: 17
Views: 2255

System looks great for the most part. My one objection would be the IDE optical drive (try to get SATA) and the 750i chipset of your motherboard. If you want SLI, try to get a better motherboard. Though, if you won't be overclocking, the 750i should do fine.
by tropicalfish
Mon Jun 08, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Good PC?
Replies: 17
Views: 2255

What online websites are you able to order off from?

And yes, third one since it is SLI.
by tropicalfish
Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:47 pm
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: Good PC?
Replies: 17
Views: 2255

I'm leaning towards the second one...

Is the third one an SLI setup?

Are you able to build yourself?
by tropicalfish
Fri May 29, 2009 5:24 am
Forum: Optimal Configurations
Topic: New i7 Chips... and a story...
Replies: 73
Views: 5698

Cat, are you using the OEM fan and heatsink??? If you're running the Intel CPU cooler, beware of it. It is round at the base, and leaves a good 25% of the surface area on the chip open. Why they made the heatsink foot print round on a square chip, doesn't make a whole lot of sense, if you ask me. T...