Prepar3D v2 Hotfix (2.5.12944.0)

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Adam Breed
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Postby Adam Breed » Mon Mar 02, 2015 10:42 pm

Hello All,

Below is a hotfix to bring 2.5.12942.0 & 2.5.12943.0 to 2.5.12944.0.

Academic/Professional: http://www.prepar3d.com/wp-content/plugins/download-monitor/download.php?id=164
Professional Plus: http://www.prepar3d.com/wp-content/plugins/download-monitor/download.php?id=165

The hotfix addresses the following issues only:

  • Incorrectly shadowed 3D waves with Bathymetry enabled

  • Sun glare with HDR enabled

  • SimDirector GamePad missing entry crash

  • Dull night lights in virtual cockpit and panels



Extract the appropriate zip file and copy the contained files on top of your default installation. You should accept all prompts to overwrite files (Yes or Yes to All).

The full Prepar3D download links will be updated in the near future to include this hotfix, but you are encouraged to use this hotfix patch whenever possible.

Please be aware, if any third party software modified any of the dlls included in the hotfix, you will need to reinstall their content/add-on. Please check with the specific add-on provider to see if this is necessary. Additionally, when using this hotfix, any Prepar3D repair or reinstallation will need the hotfix reapplied.

Thanks for being a part of the community and enjoy,
Adam
Prepar3D® Engineering Project Manager

mta00jtl
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Postby mta00jtl » Tue Mar 03, 2015 12:56 am

Hi Adam,

So we don't need to install the previous hotfix if we haven't already? Is it part of this hotfix?

Many thanks

James

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Postby david.merak » Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:08 am

Thanks for your effort LM team.

i did again a full resintall due to upgrade fail to me from .43 to .44 so now its working fine. take care people to backup all yous planes, scenerys in my case full reinstall was required due to a lot of errors.


ananda
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Postby ananda » Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:50 am

It is interesting that AI shadows are now appearing on photo-scenery with tessellation on :)

Celis
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Postby Celis » Tue Mar 03, 2015 5:24 am

Thank Adam.
No problems here.. Great job LM.

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Postby badfinger » Tue Mar 03, 2015 5:37 am

Thanks Adam

Emoisy
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Postby Emoisy » Tue Mar 03, 2015 6:04 am

Hi

Many thanks for this new release but do i understand that i must waiting news release of add ons. For 2.5.12943 are not available now ??.

Rockme
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Postby Rockme » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:12 am

Applied and no problems so far!! :)

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Postby selcuk » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:54 am

Thanks for all your effort Team LM!

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Postby Carl » Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:51 am

Thank-you for all your efforts to quickly resolve issues. It's really appreciated (even if it doesn't seem like it at times).
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benjaminjb
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Postby benjaminjb » Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:07 am

Good Afternoon,

Thanks a bunch for getting these patches out so swiftly. One quick question though. When we perform a clean install of Prepar3d v2.5, do we apply each hotfix or only the latest hotfix?

Thanks!
Benjamin

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Postby rana.riad » Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:17 am

Benjamin,

The latest hotfix will suffice! This hotfix brings 2.5.12942.0 and 2.5.12943.0 to 2.5.12944.0.

Take care,
Rana

benjaminjb
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Postby benjaminjb » Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:02 am

Outstanding, thank you Rana. Looking forward to the v2.5 push, as I was waiting it out a bit.

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Postby cyborgen » Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:06 am

After extracting the files.

Copy Paste the files in your working P3D directory :)

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Postby nigelallenby » Tue Mar 03, 2015 11:38 am

Installed the latest hotfix v2.5.12944.0 and am well impressed with the results flying over VFR photoscenery, congrats LM team.
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