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I run an new Alienware system with vista 64. It initially ran FSX very well. Recently, after a few minutes flight, the control surfaces return to a neutral position with corresponding lost of control. I have tried several controllers with refreshed drivers, reinstalled FSX, installed a NEW FSX with no change in behavior. Any suggestions? Naturally, I will supply any tech data on my machine you need. dave abbiati

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  • dabbiati Nov 17, 2009

    ty I will give it a try after backing the system up to my external HD

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Hi Dabbiati.

If you have an Alienware running Vista 64 I do not know any further specification.

All Alienware are game machines with great specs, and the problem is never caused by insufficient resources.

The problem is likely caused by a bug affecting the controller standard Vista driver.

If you already have tested different controller, and reinstalled game and drivers, then the only explanation is a system bug.
In this case I suggest doing a Respawn (system setup) using the Alienware utility.
When you will do respawn you will be given the option of keeping all your current data.

Save all datas onto an external hard disk before doing the respawn.

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