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11 hours ago, Jeff20 said:

hi hugo

i have spent countless hours trying to fix this

then i came across a utility called

tweaking.com_windows_repair_aio

i ran this utility and it repaired some files

after this pfpx worked ok

try it you have nothing to lose

let me know how you get on

jeff

 

you're not helping a lot with this lol

extended guide is required as the program in based on multiple repairs section

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17 hours ago, Jeff20 said:

hi hugo

i have spent countless hours trying to fix this

then i came across a utility called

tweaking.com_windows_repair_aio

i ran this utility and it repaired some files

after this pfpx worked ok

try it you have nothing to lose

let me know how you get on

jeff

Hi Jeff

I was wondering what repairs that you did using the program?

Thanks

Hugo

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Hi hugo

i honestly can’t remember exactly the repairs I did

but after each one I did I tried pfpx

i never went through every step 

there was no need to

when pfpx worked ok I stopped there

pfpx has worked every time for me

i have never used any guide for this but there may be something I have not read on the website

 

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8 minutes ago, Jeff20 said:

Hi hugo

i honestly can’t remember exactly the repairs I did

but after each one I did I tried pfpx

i never went through every step 

there was no need to

when pfpx worked ok I stopped there

pfpx has worked every time for me

i have never used any guide for this but there may be something I have not read on the website

 

Ok, I will just give it a go then.

Hugo

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7 minutes ago, Jeff20 said:

that is all i done hugo

hope it works

 

So, I have looked on more forums and found a fix. 

I just went to this location (Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\FlightSimSoft.com\PFPX) in Registry Editor and deleted the Workspace Folder, and ta-da it is fixed.

Thanks for finding out it was a registry problem!

 

Hugo

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  • 7 months later...

Just experienced the same problems after a Windows update. PFPX would open but not respond to anything. Only way I could fix it was to do the following:

- Uninstall PFPX
- Uninstall the Microsoft Visusal C++ 2017 Redistributable (x86)
- Uninstall the Microsoft Visusal C++ 2017 Redistributable (x64)
- Reboot system
- Remove PFPX completely from the Registry Editor
- Re-Install PFPX

Took me ages to find out and I was close to giving up. But all working fine now.

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On 3.1.2019 at 17:49, Hugo Clark sagte:

 

So, I have looked on more forums and found a fix. 

I just went to this location (Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\FlightSimSoft.com\PFPX) in Registry Editor and deleted the Workspace Folder, and ta-da it is fixed.

Thanks for finding out it was a registry problem!

 

Hugo

 

As this is some kind of "old" thread, I just wanted to post that this was also the solution to my (same) problem with PFPX "not starting", too.

 

- Had 1.28.

- Removed it

- Installed 2.03 -> Problem

- Removed 2.03

- Re-Installed 2.03 with install-surveillance tool

- Rebooted

- Started PFPX -> still problem

- purged PFPX with tool (for I was believing "well, this should do it.". It didn't)

- Re-newed vc-runtimes (actually now I use MSVC++ 2015-2019 in x86 and x64 version)

- Rebooted

- used regedit to delete mentioned "PFPX"-key (This is what I expected the tool to do - obviously doing it by hand works out.)

- searched and removed any "PFPX" residuals in user-data, public-data, programs, programs(x86) -folders (and any other folder I could imagine might have been related.)

- again searched registry for any further key containing FlightSimSoft.com and checked for relation to PFPX (found just one for TOPCAT but no further for PFPX.

- Rebooted

- Ran PFPX-installer

Et voilá... it works.

 

B.t.w.: System ist Win10Pro - automatic updates active.

Took me hours and days to get this. But finally your hint was the one! Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge.

 

And as always: ! PAY ATTENTION FOR YOUR REGISTRY! DO A REGISTRY BACKUP BEFOR "fiddling around" IN THIS SYSTEM'S SETTINGS. IT IS ALL IN YOUR RESPONSIBILITY!

This post tells, what I DID and what worked FOR ME on MY MACHINE. It is not necessarily what anyone else has to do to get it working for on any other machine.

 

Anyway: Thanks again :)

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I have exactly the same issue and it is very frustrating because the company that sales it should be aware of these issues and find a solution as well as maintain a record of the days that people are unable to log into the planner as to accrue for those days. I have uninstall and reinstall and nothing its very very frustrating

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On 10/27/2019 at 7:56 AM, jensmohr said:

 

As this is some kind of "old" thread, I just wanted to post that this was also the solution to my (same) problem with PFPX "not starting", too.

 

- Had 1.28.

- Removed it

- Installed 2.03 -> Problem

- Removed 2.03

- Re-Installed 2.03 with install-surveillance tool

- Rebooted

- Started PFPX -> still problem

- purged PFPX with tool (for I was believing "well, this should do it.". It didn't)

- Re-newed vc-runtimes (actually now I use MSVC++ 2015-2019 in x86 and x64 version)

- Rebooted

- used regedit to delete mentioned "PFPX"-key (This is what I expected the tool to do - obviously doing it by hand works out.)

- searched and removed any "PFPX" residuals in user-data, public-data, programs, programs(x86) -folders (and any other folder I could imagine might have been related.)

- again searched registry for any further key containing FlightSimSoft.com and checked for relation to PFPX (found just one for TOPCAT but no further for PFPX.

- Rebooted

- Ran PFPX-installer

Et voilá... it works.

 

B.t.w.: System ist Win10Pro - automatic updates active.

Took me hours and days to get this. But finally your hint was the one! Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge.

 

And as always: ! PAY ATTENTION FOR YOUR REGISTRY! DO A REGISTRY BACKUP BEFOR "fiddling around" IN THIS SYSTEM'S SETTINGS. IT IS ALL IN YOUR RESPONSIBILITY!

This post tells, what I DID and what worked FOR ME on MY MACHINE. It is not necessarily what anyone else has to do to get it working for on any other machine.

 

Anyway: Thanks again :)

 

 

Please I am not very knowledgeable ... how do you do this " Re-newed vc-runtimes (actually now I use MSVC++ 2015-2019 in x86 and x64 version)"

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8 hours ago, chusair said:

 

 

Please I am not very knowledgeable ... how do you do this " Re-newed vc-runtimes (actually now I use MSVC++ 2015-2019 in x86 and x64 version)"

 

I assume until recently the program was working ?

 

To reinstall the visual basic runtimes download the latest 2015-2019 x86 and x64 versions from HERE

 

In Windows Control Panel / Programs & Features locate the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2019 Redistributables and uninstall both x64 and x86 versions, reboot the PC.

 

Install the two files downloaded.

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7 hours ago, srcooke said:

 

I assume until recently the program was working ?

 

To reinstall the visual basic runtimes download the latest 2015-2019 x86 and x64 versions from HERE

 

In Windows Control Panel / Programs & Features locate the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2019 Redistributables and uninstall both x64 and x86 versions, reboot the PC.

 

Install the two files downloaded.

I follow it all and no it didn't work still opens and "no responding"

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1 minute ago, chusair said:

I follow it all and no it didn't work still opens and "no responding"

 

Was PFPX working until recently ?

 

What windows version and updates have been installed ?

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