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Having done a fresh reinstall of X Plane 11 I get no Video on start up just audio.

If I pull up the task manager video appears behind it, but goes off as soon as I close the task Manager.

I tried posting my log text but says too big

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Hi Chappers

I'm not with Laminar Research, just a fellow simmer in the UK.

Trying to resolve the 'black screen' issue reported is going to be very difficult without more information, so let's start with some basic questions:-

1. Are you running a valid digital download of XP11, purchased directly from Laminar Research, as opposed to a copy from Steam or some other third party?

2. As you have seemingly 'reinstalled' a fresh copy of XP11, can I assume from this that you had a previous version of XP11 running without any problems?

3. The fact that the Log.txt file is 'too big' to post, would suggest that it is bloated with numerous messages, all saying the same or very similar things? Therefore, please open up the Log.txt file and scroll through it to see if there are in fact stacks of erroneous messages referring to the same thing?

4. Lastly, please confirm the specification of the PC/laptop that you have installed XP11 on?

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Hi Greengolfer15

thanks for the reply

1. Yes was originally purchased from Laminar, I used the installer on x plane.com

2. yes was only having a slight issue getting Avitab to work with the Zibo mod

4. Intel I7 6700k, GTX 1070, 16GB Ram, Windows 10

3. to be honest I haven't got a clue what any of the log means so I will paste in two parts

log.txt for X-Plane 11.36r2 (build 113601 64-bit)

 compiled on Aug 29 2019 10:53:03

X-Plane started on Wed Oct 23 17:41:02 2019

This log file is generated automatically by Laminar Research applications and contains diagnostics about your graphics hardware, installation, and any error conditions.

If you need to contact tech support or file a bug, please send us this file. NOTE: this file is rewritten every time you start ANY of your X-System applications.

Windows 10.0 (build 18362/2)

This is a 64-bit version of Windows.

CPU type: 8664

Physical Memory (total for computer): 17099739136

Maximum Virtual Memory (for X-Plane only): 140737488224256

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz  Speed (mhz): 4008

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz  Speed (mhz): 4008

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz  Speed (mhz): 4008

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz  Speed (mhz): 4008

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz  Speed (mhz): 4008

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz  Speed (mhz): 4008

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz  Speed (mhz): 4008

CPU 0: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz  Speed (mhz): 4008

X-System folder:'C:\Users/Steve's PC/Desktop/', case sensitive=0

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OpenGL Vendor    : NVIDIA Corporation

OpenGL Render    : GeForce GTX 1070/PCIe/SSE2

OpenGL Version   : 4.6.0 NVIDIA 388.13 (460/0)

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max iso filtering: 16.000000
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max texture size : 32768 (hardware limit)
max point size   : 189.875000
idx in vram      : 1
GLSL Version     :4.60 NVIDIA/460
This video card is: DX11+ VR Ready (found glMapBufferRange)
CPU count        : 8
OpenAL loaded: Resources/dlls/64/openal32.dll
OpenAL devices: OpenAL Soft
Open AL default device:OpenAL Soft
OpenAL vendor : OpenAL Community
OpenAL renderer  : OpenAL Soft
OpenAL version   : 1.1
OpenAL hardware  : OpenAL Soft
OpenAL extensions: ALC_ENUMERATE_ALL_EXT ALC_ENUMERATION_EXT ALC_EXT_CAPTURE ALC_EXT_DEDICATED ALC_EXT_disconnect ALC_EXT_EFX ALC_EXT_thread_local_context ALC_SOFTX_device_clock ALC_SOFTX_HRTF ALC_SOFT_loopback ALC_SOFTX_midi_interface ALC_SOFT_pause_device AL_EXT_ALAW AL_EXT_DOUBLE AL_EXT_EXPONENT_DISTANCE AL_EXT_FLOAT32 AL_EXT_IMA4 AL_EXT_LINEAR_DISTANCE AL_EXT_MCFORMATS AL_EXT_MULAW AL_EXT_MULAW_MCFORMATS AL_EXT_OFFSET AL_EXT_source_distance_model AL_LOKI_quadriphonic AL_SOFT_block_alignment AL_SOFT_buffer_samples AL_SOFT_buffer_sub_data AL_SOFT_deferred_updates AL_SOFT_direct_channels AL_SOFT_loop_points AL_SOFT_MSADPCM AL_SOFT_source_latency AL_SOFT_source_length
Fetching plugins for C:\Users/Steve's PC/Desktop/Resources/plugins
Loaded: C:\Users/Steve's PC/Desktop/Resources/plugins/PluginAdmin/64/win.xpl (xpsdk.examples.pluginadmin).

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I found the following scenery packages (prioritized in this order):
  0 Custom Scenery/Aerosoft - EDDF Frankfurt/
  1 Custom Scenery/Aerosoft - EDLP Paderborn-Lippstadt/
  2 Custom Scenery/Aerosoft - EGLL Heathrow/
  3 Custom Scenery/Aerosoft - LFMN Nice Cote d Azur X/
  4 Custom Scenery/Aerosoft - LFPO Paris Orly/
  5 Custom Scenery/Aerosoft - LPFR Faro/
  6 Custom Scenery/Global Airports/
  7 Custom Scenery/KSEA Demo Area/
  8 Custom Scenery/LOWI Demo Area/
  9 Custom Scenery/X-Plane Landmarks - Chicago/
 10 Custom Scenery/X-Plane Landmarks - Dubai/
 11 Custom Scenery/X-Plane Landmarks - Las Vegas/
 12 Custom Scenery/X-Plane Landmarks - London/
 13 Custom Scenery/X-Plane Landmarks - New York/
 14 Custom Scenery/X-Plane Landmarks - Sydney/
 15 Custom Scenery/X-Plane Landmarks - Washington DC/
 16 Global Scenery/X-Plane 11 Demo Areas/
 17 Global Scenery/X-Plane 11 Global Scenery/
 18 Resources/default scenery/1000 autogen/
 19 Resources/default scenery/1000 decals/
 20 Resources/default scenery/1000 forests/
 21 Resources/default scenery/1000 roads/
 22 Resources/default scenery/1000 urban terrain/
 23 Resources/default scenery/1000 world terrain/
 24 Resources/default scenery/700 roads/
 25 Resources/default scenery/900 beaches/
 26 Resources/default scenery/900 europe objects/
 27 Resources/default scenery/900 forests/
 28 Resources/default scenery/900 roads/
 29 Resources/default scenery/900 us objects/
 30 Resources/default scenery/900 world object placeholders/
 31 Resources/default scenery/airport decals/
 32 Resources/default scenery/airport scenery/
 33 Resources/default scenery/default apt dat/
 34 Resources/default scenery/default atc dat/
 35 Resources/default scenery/sim objects/
 36 Resources/tutorials/tutorials_Alaska/
 37 Resources/tutorials/tutorials_Hawaii/
 38 Resources/tutorials/tutorials_Seattle/
Initializing off screen memory.
Initializing off screen memory complete.
0:00:00.000 D/HID: HID Bridge Running
0:00:00.835 I/NAVT: Airspaces are done loading async...
0:00:01.232 E/APT: Ramp start "Default" is located too far away (more than 6 km) from the airport NFMO
0:00:01.232 E/APT: Ramp start "Default" is located too far away (more than 6 km) from the airport NFFR
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting texture resolution read from prefs as 4
0:00:01.232 I/NAVT: NavData is done loading async...
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |draw view indicator defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |dim under high G-load or hypoxia defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |draw hi-res planet textures from orbit defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |draw forest fires and balloons defaulted to 0.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |draw birds and deer in nice weather defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |draw aircraft carriers and frigates defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |draw Aurora Borealis defaulted to 0.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |runways follow terrain contours defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |3-d drawing detail defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |water reflection detail defaulted to 0.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |draw parked aircraft at airports defaulted to 0.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting compress textures to save VRAM defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |Effects defaulted to 2.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |3-d shadows defaulted to 0.
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0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |draw volumetric fog defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |draw per pixel lighting defaulted to 1.
0:00:01.232 I/REN: Setting |atmospheric scattering defaulted to 1.
0:00:05.930 I/NAVT: Navaids are done loading async...
0:00:05.930 I/NAVT: Fixes are done loading async...
0:00:05.930 I/NET: OS has RFC 4941 Privacy Extensions for IPv6 *enabled*, using TEMPORARY IPv6 addresses
0:00:05.930 I/NET: Ethernet (Intel(R) Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V)
0:00:05.930 I/NET: Ethernet (Intel(R) Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V) 2a00:23c5:1129:a500:1910:9cb1:667a:8761
0:00:05.930 I/NET: Ethernet (Intel(R) Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V) fdaa:bbcc:ddee:0:1910:9cb1:667a:8761
0:00:05.930 I/NET: (RakNet) Init: Successful!
0:00:06.495 D/STM: Transitioning from state state_InitialLoading to state_QuickFlightWizard
0:00:06.495 I/WIN: Showing subscreen Main Menu
0:00:06.495 I/OVR: User is entering the holodeck.
0:00:06.495 I/WIN: Opened window Primary V11 UI
0:00:07.311 I/MIS: Handling Event: mission_event_load
0:00:07.311 I/MIS: Changing State From: mission_state_unloaded to mission_state_loading
0:00:07.311 I/MIS: Starting mission: X-Plane Basics
0:00:07.311 I/NAVT: Airways are done loading async...
0:00:07.311 I/NAVT: All navt data is done loading async...
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Found overlapping airports with overlapping controller freqs at KCEA and KIAB!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Found overlapping airports with overlapping controller freqs at WSAC and WSSS!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Found overlapping airports with overlapping controller freqs at RJCJ and RJCC!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Found overlapping airports with overlapping controller freqs at WIPT and WIEE!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Found overlapping airports with overlapping controller freqs at KNSE and KNDZ!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Rewrote KAHN atc_ControllerRole_Del's freq: 133950 to 118000 for being in conflict!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Rewrote KCEA atc_ControllerRole_Twr's freq: 127250 to 118025 for being in conflict!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Rewrote WSAC atc_ControllerRole_Twr's freq: 118250 to 118000 for being in conflict!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Rewrote RJCJ atc_ControllerRole_Del's freq: 121900 to 118000 for being in conflict!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Rewrote WIPT atc_ControllerRole_Twr's freq: 118300 to 118000 for being in conflict!
0:00:07.311 W/ATC: Rewrote KNSE atc_ControllerRole_Twr's freq: 121400 to 118000 for being in conflict!
0:00:09.639 D/STM: Transitioning from state state_QuickFlightWizard to state_NormalLoading
0:00:09.639 I/ACF: Loading airplane number 0 with Aircraft/Laminar Research/Cessna 172SP/Cessna_172SP.acf
Fetching plugins for C:\Users/Steve's PC/Desktop/Aircraft/Laminar Research/Cessna 172SP/plugins
Loaded: C:\Users/Steve's PC/Desktop/Aircraft/Laminar Research/Cessna 172SP/plugins/xlua/64/win.xpl (com.x-plane.xlua.1.0.0r1).

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Hi there

I've had a look at your Log.txt file and quite honestly, everything looks quite normal right up to the last entry shown above. Was there anything else in the file after this, as it seems a strange place to stop recording data?

I can also see from your Log.txt file that your hardware is perfectly suited to XP11 in terms of CPU, GPU, RAM & operating system, so no issues with this.

QUESTION - When you initially open the XP11 application, you would normally be presented with the screen as shown in the first photo below. Can you see this screen, or do you only get a black screen even at this stage?

If you can see this screen, please could you click on the settings tab and then click on the Graphics tab, as shown in the second photo.

From there, please advise your settings for the following:-

1. Visual effects

2. Texture quality

3. Antialiasing

4. Draw shadows on scenery (check box)

5. No of world objects

6. Reflection detail

7. Draw parked aircraft (check box)

8. Monitor usage

9. Resolution

10. Default view


commented by (13 points)

I have double checked the log and that is the last entry.

As for the opening screen I get the loading screen intermittently with the black screen. It then loads into the demo mode that I can hear running and see if I pull up the task manager.

I have tried clicking on the screen with the task manager up but it just reverts to the black screen.

I have also tried deleting all X plane files and doing a fresh install but get the same results.
commented by (2.2k points)
Hi again

If you have installed a completely fresh copy of X-Plane 11 and the very same problem still exists, then despite your PC spec, it could still be a hardware problem??

More questions/suggestions:-

1. Please check and make sure that you have the latest drivers for your GeForce GTX1070 graphics card. You may have to download the GeForce Experience software application in order to check for updates?

2. Go to the https://cpu.userbenchmark.com/Software website, download a small piece of software designed to 'stress test' your PC. Run the test to see if there are any issues found with your PC's hardware? Test results will be found on the actual webpage itself for you to look through.

3. Please confirm the specification of your hard drive i.e. type and total capacity, plus also confirm the maximum power output of your power supply unit (PSU)?

4. Have you installed the completely standalone XP11 file structure to your PC's desktop (as recommended by LR) or onto your local hard drive i.e. C:\X-Plane 11? I gather from your Log.txt file that you have it installed on your desktop?

5. Try removing all plugins from your C:\X-Plane 11\Resources folder (cut and paste them somewhere else safe temporarily), to see if that makes any difference?

commented by (13 points)
Hi Greengolfer15

updating the video card drivers seems to have fixed it!!

Thank you for all you help, it's very much appreciated
commented by (2.2k points)

Hi there

If you were happy with my assistance, I would be very grateful if you could provide my original post with a positive upvote (or best answer), as suggested on the Q&A webpage?

Kind regards and thanks in advance :-)

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