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Article ID: 281790

Article Last Modified on 6/20/2005


  • Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000 Professional Edition

This article was previously published under Q281790


This article contains a list of video-related issues that you may experience in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000.


The following articles describe known issues with video adapters and chip sets in Flight Simulator 2000. For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

247655 FS2000 Err Msg: Flight Simulator has detected that the following video card/driver combination may cause your computer to stop responding

247637 FS2000: Distant textures seem to shimmer or flicker

174251 Flight Simulator 98/2000: How to enable 3D hardware acceleration

246137 Flight Simulator 2000: "System error" when you attempt to start the program

249840 Simulators: Error message: Video display must be in 16-bit color mode or higher for Flight Simulator to run.

251110 FS2000: Distorted or incorrect text in certain aircraft gauges or control panels

257401 Flight Simulator: Invalid page fault in module G2d.dll or G3d.dll

250973 Flight Simulator 2000 Professional: Stops responding when you start program

260866 FS2000: Gauges display incorrect data in instant replay or flight video mode


To identify the manufacturer and the model of your video adapter:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click System.
  3. If you are using Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft Windows 98, click the Device Manager tab.

If you are using Microsoft Windows 2000, click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.

  1. Click the plus sign (+) next to Display adapters.
  2. Under the Display adapters branch, note the manufacturer and the model of your video adapter, and then click OK.
  3. Close all open windows on the desktop.

Additional query words: msgame flightsim fs2000 fsim video display performance

Keywords: kbinfo kbconfig kbdisplay KB281790