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Flight Simulator 2004 crashes back to desktop with an error after IE7 Beta Installation

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Nick Whittome MVP
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SUMMARY
After installing Internet Explorer Beta 2, Flight Simulator 2004 crashes to desktop.
SYMPTOMS
The Event Viewer may contain errors like:
 
EventID 0
Faulting application fs9.exe, version 9.1.0.40901, faulting module mfc70.dll, version 7.0.9466.0, fault address 0x0004a536.

CAUSE
This issue is due to an incompatibility between IE7 and Flight Simulator 2004.
RESOLUTION
Browse to the Flight Simulator 2004 Root folder (Default c:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\Flight Simulator 9\)
 
Find and delete or rename the file OLEACC.DLL
 
Restart Flight Simulator
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Article ID: 555608 - Last Review: 04/27/2006 02:10:11 - Revision: 1.0

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