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Problems with new computer

Postby Not_Karl » Sun Sep 18, 2016 6:28 pm

I built a new computer for MSFS and photo editing, but the graphics don't look as good as those in screenshots on the interwebs. Also, my planephotos appear to have a greenish tint and I fear they would be rejected for "bad color" over there.
Below is a picture of what I see. Any ideas? :(

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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby Gabriel » Mon Sep 19, 2016 5:39 am

Yes, I have an idea: You are at Meigs field. And your computer stopped working many years before Meigs field stopped working.

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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby elaw » Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:44 am

Have you checked the AFCS circuit breakers?
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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby 3WE » Mon Sep 19, 2016 1:16 pm

That...

...is AWESOME!!!!!
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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby Gabriel » Mon Sep 19, 2016 4:02 pm

Not_Karl wrote:I built a new computer for MSFS and photo editing, but the graphics don't look as good as those in screenshots on the interwebs. Also, my planephotos appear to have a greenish tint and I fear they would be rejected for "bad color" over there.
Below is a picture of what I see. Any ideas? :(

You do know what IBM stands for, don't you?

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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby 3WE » Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:17 pm

Gabriel wrote:You do know what IBM stands for, don't you?


I do not...

...as to the topic of the thread, I think this is a near-perfect example of why we need more regulations for back up reservation computer systems!
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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby elaw » Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:39 pm

This is the rarest of the rare: a machine running a Microsoft OS that cannot possibly have a BSOD!
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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby Not_Karl » Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:24 pm

Gabriel wrote:Yes, I have an idea: You are at Meigs field. And your computer stopped working many years before Meigs field stopped working.

Nonsense! I took a Pan Am flight to Meigs last week.
elaw wrote:Have you checked the AFCS circuit breakers?

I pulled every circuit breaker at hand, as usual.
3WE wrote:That...

...is AWESOME!!!!!

I know, it took me many years of savings to be able to buy such an advanced computer 8-) .
Gabriel wrote:You do know what IBM stands for, don't you?

International Gaming & Photo Editing Machines?
3WE wrote:...as to the topic of the thread, I think this is a near-perfect example of why we need more regulations for back up reservation computer systems!

CONCUR.
elaw wrote:This is the rarest of the rare: a machine running a Microsoft OS that cannot possibly have a BSOD!

Oh, it totally can! But you can't see it :mrgreen: .


(Spoiler: the computer is actually based on an AMD Athlon and is half as old as the monitor. I don't own an IBM XT :-(.)
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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby Gabriel » Wed Sep 21, 2016 6:10 am

Not_Karl wrote:
Gabriel wrote:You do know what IBM stands for, don't you?

International Gaming & Photo Editing Machines?

Nope. Neither "International Business Machines".
Think Spanish. Thing big. Inmenso in fact.

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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby Not_Karl » Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:03 pm

Gabriel wrote:Nope. Neither "International Business Machines".
Think Spanish. Thing big. Inmenso in fact.

Oooh, Immense Ball of... Manure! :mrgreen:
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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby 3WE » Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:46 pm

Not_Karl wrote:
Gabriel wrote:Nope. Neither "International Business Machines".
Think Spanish. Thing big. Inmenso in fact.

Oooh, Immense Ball of... Manure! :mrgreen:


bola de caca grande?

How does that spell IBM?
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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby Not_Karl » Fri Sep 30, 2016 1:55 am

3WE wrote:bola de caca grande?

How does that spell IBM?

Inmensa Bola de Mierda (mierda = shit).
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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby ocelot » Sun Oct 02, 2016 6:53 am

That version of msfs is a trifle newer than the hardware...

(also, is there some reason this forum is using the default phpbb theme?)

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Re: Problems with new computer

Postby Not_Karl » Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:03 am

ocelot wrote:That version of msfs is a trifle newer than the hardware...

Only than the monitor (made in 1984); the rest of the computer -except the video card, made in 1991- is from 2000 or 2001 because of lazyness :mrgreen: (didn't want to mess with floppy disks at the moment). That same lazyness is the reason for using MSFS 3 (1 and 2 are booters).

ocelot wrote:(also, is there some reason this forum is using the default phpbb theme?)

Maybe it looks better on monochrome displays :mrgreen: .
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