of the excellent Flying Model Simulator are reporting having trouble getting it
to work properly on Windows Vista. After installing and trying to run FMS, users
are generally presented with an error box stating: “D3DRM.DLL cannot be
loaded”. Basically, this is telling you that Windows is missing a library,
and needs it to display the graphics. Fortunately, there is a library
available that fixes this problem. In this article, we will show you
how to install this on Windows Vista, so that FMS will work.
reinstall the FMS flight simulator program. A self extracting installation
wizard is available on the page, at
Download the latest version, titled Version 2.0 Beta 7 (Windows
9x/ME/2000) - recommended Version
installing, you will need to install the missing library D3DRM.DLL in your
Windows Vista System32 folder. Please be careful to follow these instructions
exactly, you could damage your system by accidentally deleting files in this
folder. Here is the installation procedure, be sure to follow it exactly.
Press the download button, and save the ZIP file to your computer.
Extract the file D3DRM.DLL
Move the file D3DRM.DLL into the folder C:\Windows\System32
Restart the FMS application, and it should now work perfectly.
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