Server status
DCS version: 1.5.6, 2.0.5
SR version: 1.2.9.1/1.2.6.0
DCS OB same version as DCS Stable? Yes!
June 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Calendar Calendar

Latest topics
» Eagle_Rising application
Yesterday at 16:40 by (D/229) Gizzy

» Trip's Huey Cockpit progress updates
Yesterday at 15:09 by (A/229) Trip

» Just a little Something to tease Trip
Wed 21 Jun 2017 - 9:39 by (A/229) Trip

» DCS Huey accuracy test video
Tue 20 Jun 2017 - 11:37 by (HHC/229) GunfighterSIX

» SR 1.3.3.0
Tue 20 Jun 2017 - 7:06 by (D/229) Gizzy

» FlightChops P-51 Flight
Mon 19 Jun 2017 - 3:23 by (HHC/229) GunfighterSIX

» Father's Day
Mon 19 Jun 2017 - 2:23 by (B/229) Cib

» DCS Huey accuracy test with military pilot
Mon 19 Jun 2017 - 0:11 by (A/229) Chic

» My Spring/Summer project
Sat 17 Jun 2017 - 11:29 by (HHC/229) Dabomb


DCS 1.2.15 Update

View previous topic View next topic Go down

DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (B/229) NeF on Sat 28 Feb 2015 - 1:15

Hello, public 1.2.15 is out. Is it safe to update ?

Chizh said ABOUT THE BETA:
"IMPORTANT:
Star Force ProActive has recently implemented a deactivation option for DCS: MiG-21bis. In order to avoid an unneeded activation of previously activated module due to Start Force protection changes, please:
Deactivate the module
Exit DCS
Start DCS again
Activate the module after starting a MiG-21BIS mission

NOTE for Windows 8 users: It is possible that you will receive a warning notifying you that module can't write to registry after it activates. Confirm this notification and let the mission start. You won't get into the cockpit this time. Exit the mission and restart DCS. Load another MiG-21BIS mission: you should be in the cockpit this time.
avatar
(B/229) NeF
Chief Warrant Officer 3
Rated Senior Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Rated Senior Aviator

Killed In Action: : At least a six pack
Messages : 940
Age : 32
Location : Brussels

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (HHC/229) flyer on Sat 28 Feb 2015 - 3:40

Thanks for the up-date NeF...

_________________
Head Quarters Company, 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1stCavDiv
Battalion S-1
avatar
(HHC/229) flyer
Major
S1
Instructor Pilot
Rated Master Aviator
Major S1 Instructor Pilot Rated Master Aviator

Messages : 1268
Age : 56
Location : Titusville, Florida

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (HHC/229) Strut on Sat 28 Feb 2015 - 9:30

Thx Nef

_________________
avatar
(HHC/229) Strut
Major
Battalion XO
Rated Senior Aviator
Major Battalion XO Rated Senior Aviator

Messages : 1338
Location : Australia

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (B/229) NeF on Sat 28 Feb 2015 - 23:22

Guys, I'm a bit puzzled by what I read. What is the right way to update and not lose an activation for the mig21?


Last edited by (B/229) NeF on Sun 1 Mar 2015 - 2:51; edited 1 time in total
avatar
(B/229) NeF
Chief Warrant Officer 3
Rated Senior Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Rated Senior Aviator

Killed In Action: : At least a six pack
Messages : 940
Age : 32
Location : Brussels

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (B/229) Mr. S on Sun 1 Mar 2015 - 2:41

So I have done this:

took away all mods with JSGME
uninstalled DCS
reinstalled DCS
put all mods back in with JSGME

the mods do not work anymore... ?

I have always been struggling with DCS but this is the worst of it all... why should the mods not work anymore is beyond me...

EDIT: I'm an idiot, didn't notice the new installer installed stuff into x:\DCS World\DCS World\ (creating another dir in my pre-existing directory... fixing this now)

EDIT2: which means I have to uninstall, delete the whole folder, re-install, re-update, and pray...

(B/229) Mr. S

Messages : 19
Age : 38
Location : UK

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (B/229) NeF on Sun 1 Mar 2015 - 3:12

This is what I've done, and all went OK (sorry SPAS)
1-Remove all mods
2-Update
3-Run repair DCS
4-Tried mig21 in SP, all looks ok.
5-Reboot.
avatar
(B/229) NeF
Chief Warrant Officer 3
Rated Senior Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Rated Senior Aviator

Killed In Action: : At least a six pack
Messages : 940
Age : 32
Location : Brussels

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (B/229) Mr. S on Sun 1 Mar 2015 - 4:06

Yeah working fine after a thorough cleanup and reinstall... one thing I noticed, with DCS vanilla my FPS are around 60 in the Huey target practice mission, with all mods installed that drops in the 30-40... I need to investigate further, might actually remove the heftiest mods...

EDIT: I don't know why, but I suspect the culprit was the SoftTH d3d9.dll file, when I changed that with the one contianed in the 229th Combined effects mod 2.1 I've got my fps back... I'm looking at 60-80 fps now...

(B/229) Mr. S

Messages : 19
Age : 38
Location : UK

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (C/229)Samri on Sun 1 Mar 2015 - 7:39

Awesome Frames there Spas!

_________________
Cheers,
Samri
C Coy IP

avatar
(C/229)Samri
Chief Warrant Officer 4
Instructor Pilot
Rated Master Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 4  Instructor Pilot Rated Master Aviator

Messages : 549
Age : 51
Location : Sydney, Australia

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (C/229) Highway on Sun 1 Mar 2015 - 8:48

(B/229) SPAS wrote:I don't know why, but I suspect the culprit was the SoftTH d3d9.dll file, when I changed that with the one contianed in the 229th Combined effects mod 2.1 I've got my fps back... I'm looking at 60-80 fps now...

Let me check the mod ( I need to update it for the MiG 15 anyway ), but that dll shouldn't be in it at all...

_________________
avatar
(C/229) Highway
Captain
Company Commander
Rated Senior Aviator
Captain Company Commander Rated Senior Aviator

Messages : 852
Age : 43
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (B/229) Mr. S on Sun 1 Mar 2015 - 8:50

(C/229) Highwayman wrote:
Let me check the mod ( I need to update it for the MiG 15 anyway ), but that dll shouldn't be in it at all...

Well I woud say it is in there because of SweetFX being in there, so effectively that is SweetFX's d3d9.dll

(B/229) Mr. S

Messages : 19
Age : 38
Location : UK

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (C/229) Highway on Sun 1 Mar 2015 - 8:56

Ah, that makes more sense... I was getting hooked up on SoftTH

Which version did you replace it with exactly and I'll update the mod...

_________________
avatar
(C/229) Highway
Captain
Company Commander
Rated Senior Aviator
Captain Company Commander Rated Senior Aviator

Messages : 852
Age : 43
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by (B/229) Mr. S on Sun 1 Mar 2015 - 10:42

I did replace the .dll in the mod with the one from SoftTH... then "restored" the mod to its original state and everything was fine.

(B/229) Mr. S

Messages : 19
Age : 38
Location : UK

Back to top Go down

Re: DCS 1.2.15 Update

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum