Simstarter NG tricks and tips for TileProxy and FlyInsideFSX VR


Simstarter NG is a fantastic way to launch Prepar3D (P3D), giving you many options that would otherwise be a pain to do and all after the simulation loads in most cases.  But I had to do a little trickery to get it to play nicely with things like TileProxy and for VR using FlyInsideFSX.  I’ll show you a few of my techniques to get around these issues.  There may be other ways of handling things, but this was the quickest and easiest route that I found. Continue reading

Prepar3D v3.1 SSD vs Sata III: Cold Boots Become Toasty Fast

After years of running Flight Simulator X (FSX) and now Prepar3D (P3D) with older SATA drives and dealing with really long load times, it seemed like the perfect time to explore how an upgrade to SSD SATA might really perform.  I ran a series of tests both with P3D on its own SSD drive and also in conjunction with the OS being SSD and found some interesting results.

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