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    Me too,but in my case,I have tried OR and find it...

    Me too,but in my case,I have tried OR and find it wanting in many aspects.
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    Here...

    Here https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/206434/what-is-windows-watchdog-and-what-do-we-know-about-it
  3. If you use Convoi,it is easy to swap stock you...

    If you use Convoi,it is easy to swap stock you cannot find for those that you have available including loose consists.Then use Slipperman's excellent activity manager to make sure all is well.
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    I am fine with chrome as my browser as regards...

    I am fine with chrome as my browser as regards everything else,I believe in "if it ain't broke don't fix it" so now OK with downloads,although after so long involved with the sim,there is very little...
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    Downloaded firefox from the play store apparently...

    Downloaded firefox from the play store apparently installed,but still does not work as my browser.Can anyone help ?

    I just went back to UK Trainsim,followed the instructions again and got a pop up...
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    It appears that several browsers now block direct...

    It appears that several browsers now block direct downloading,although I have successfully downloaded files from here and Train Sim Safe House !!!!.
    I followed the instructions sent by UK Trainsim...
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    Could you please explain how to do this,I find...

    Could you please explain how to do this,I find this thing most confusing,and no instructions.I do not like just clicking on tabs etc,I did something recently and it made me change my password to log...
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    Chromebook not allowing downloads

    My chromebook has stopped being able to download files from e.g UKTrainsim ( and other trainsim sites).I have tried using methods suggested on the net but nothing works;I do not want to "powerwash"...
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    If anyone here in UK thinks the present operators...

    If anyone here in UK thinks the present operators are any good,they should watch "Paddington 24/7" and see what a shambles it is.In the good old days,when we had a signal failure,the drill was post a...
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    BR failed because of being starved of...

    BR failed because of being starved of investment,poor management and meddling by government.I have not read the document,but I am sure it will be a mess.
    I am no socialist,I believe in free...
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    I am no computer expert,but I have found several...

    I am no computer expert,but I have found several useful things on "Howto geek".I think this one came from there.Always happy to help others out when I can.
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    Get "softkey revealer".Once installed it will...

    Get "softkey revealer".Once installed it will tell you the key/code for your computer;or you can buy a key on ebay.
  13. I am not familiar with this cabview,but you have...

    I am not familiar with this cabview,but you have to make sure there is not a mismatch between a combined throttle/dynamic brake statement and separate throttle and brake statements in the eng/cv...
  14. The eng file controls section must match with the...

    The eng file controls section must match with the cvf file.Why not copy and paste (after saving the originals somewhere) an eng file from a loco that works e.g the sd40-2 ? I have come across this...
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    You need to download and install "Activity...

    You need to download and install "Activity Manager",available at UK Trainsim.Also "Convoi",available here:https://www.activitysimulatorworld.net/Convoi.htm.
    Additionally,although the consists show...
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    As I mentioned in a previous thread,generally in...

    As I mentioned in a previous thread,generally in MSTS the engines and wagons are overbraked.To find the real world values,look up e.g the UK diesel classes in Wikipedia,it gives the real brake...
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    Any of the Making Tracks UK routes.They are all...

    Any of the Making Tracks UK routes.They are all good.(If you can find them on ebay or Amazon)
  18. Thread: track sounds

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    Try UK Trainsim

    Try UK Trainsim
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    I presume that is the "couplings" section of the...

    I presume that is the "couplings" section of the eng file.I have used "Turbo Bill's" couplings on all my stock,Available in the f/l.
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    No Ged,I am still running Windows 7 ! Upgraded...

    No Ged,I am still running Windows 7 ! Upgraded with a SS Hard Drive. You are right,I have accessed that part of the control panel,but cannot change it "maintain aspect ratio".
  21. Thread: New Monitor

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    [QUOTE=slipperman;1978005]I've been using a...

    [QUOTE=slipperman;1978005]I've been using a Samsung 22inch widescreen monitor (1080) for several years now and MSTS is quite happy with it, but you do need to set your graphics card driver to "keep...
  22. As a retired train driver,I have played around...

    As a retired train driver,I have played around with the braking characteristics to give something approaching reality when used in the sim.If the real brake force for locos and wagons is used,you get...
  23. Use the MSTS activity manager

    Use the MSTS activity manager
  24. Check the path of both trains,I have known the...

    Check the path of both trains,I have known the supplied activities to have incorrect pathe.
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    Ged has been a great help over some time in...

    Ged has been a great help over some time in sorting some MSTS problems.Activity manager especially.
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