By changing the following line under [STARTUP] section to false (0), FSX will load the default flight immediately after starting up without going to the opening screen.
SHOW_OPENING_SCREEN=0 (No opening screen)
– or –
SHOW_OPENING_SCREEN=1 (Default: with opening screen)
Equivalent SCENERY setting in fsx.CFG
Equivalent WEATHER setting in fsx.CFG
fsx.CFG provides 3 sets of information about normal and slew flight. The information will be displayed and cycled when SHIFT-Z is pressed.
To simplify and maximize the display, adjustments as shown below can be used to group the 3 sets of information into a single one for each type.
TEXTURE_BANDWIDTH_MULT under [Display] section of fsx.CFG controls video hardware’s texture transfer rate.
Default value is 40.
If a graphics card comes with 1GB or even 2GB video memory, you may try increasing the value for a smoother display quality.
To adjust the darkness and brightness of dusk and dawn textures, add the following command lines under GRAPHICS section.
To fix errors with texture disappearing when using a lot of video memory, add the following command line under GRAPHICS section.
For Multiple Core support in FSX, add the following command line in fsx.CFG file. The setting is not shown by default.
Choice of <n> as follows:
For 2-core 4-thread CPU
15=1111 = ALL 4 cores
14=1110 = last 3 cores (cores read from back to front)
7=0111 = first 3 cores
3=0011 = first 2 cores
1=0001 = first core
For 4-core 8-thread CPU