Prepar3D Crash to Desktop [Fix] – KernelBase.dll uiautomationcore.dll 64-bit

I have had issues with Prepar3D 2.5 crashing to desktop when I try to open any menus.

  • A quick check of the error logs gave me KernelBase.dll as the module causing the error.
  • Further investigation using Appcrashview said it was an automationcore error.

I read somewhere earlier that different versions of uiautomationcore.dll in some cases, especially 64 bit windows does not play well with Prepar3D.

  • The solution is to put this version of uiautomationcore.dll in the P3D directory. (where you installed p3D to)

  • I also deleted uiautomationcore.dll from windows/system32 and windows/SysWOW64 folders. (I don’t know if this is necessary though, and it might lead to other problems)  This was not needed and would cause problems in .Net applications

Try this, it helped me!


Next-gen flight simulator graphics possible, Microsoft look at this!

The Flight Simulator genre has some exciting technology-developments that it needs to consider for the next release. Microsoft, look here This is NOT filmed, it is just autogenerated 3D!

We have the whole world covered with satellite images, and this technology takes all this and autogenerates a 3d-model! Houses, streets, forests, everything gets mapped.

Imagine getting yourself into a helicopter and fly around in vegas like this!!! With every building and every tree perfectly modeled.

Check out the video above and demos here: <- Hoover Dam! I want to fly here!!!

Please please Microsoft, make this happen!!!

Microsoft shuts down Flight Simulator Studio

Microsoft has closed down one of their most profitable and oldest studios, the ACES studio that makes the Flight Simulator series. Rumors were confirmed yesterday.

“I can confirm the closure of Aces Studio,” a Microsoft representative told GameSpot.

As a Flight Simulator enthusiast myself i think it’s really sad to see ACES go. I’m still flying FS9 and FSX will be giving computers something to think about for some more years, but loosing all this talent must mean that there is an enormous task ahead to re-take the lost momentum in the development of this franchise, should they decide to continue it.

“You should expect us to continue to invest in enabling great Live experiences on Windows, including flying games, but we have nothing additional to announce around Flight Simulator specifically at this time.” the same source told Gamespot.

Well I guess we’ll just have to see, but it’s sad indeed….