Ray Proudfoot Posted March 5, 2018 Share Posted March 5, 2018 This is not a cry for help as I’ve resolved the situation but felt compelled to post because what happened shouldn’t have. A couple of weeks ago I was getting the Enigma message even though my FS PC has no antivirus and I have a genuine copy of Concorde. I searched the forum and one or two posts pointed to FS Spotlights possibly being the reason. Given I never fly after dark I could think of no good reason to have Spotlights installed so I uninstalled it. That was the end of the Enigma messages. Today when looking in Event Viewer I noticed several warnings about FSL service unable to start even though its set to Automatic. They went back several days to when I uninstalled Spotlights. I tried to start the service manually but a message appeared saying a file could not be found. I wondered if it could be related to uninstalling Spotlights. So I downloaded and installed the latest version of Spotlights. Rebooted and the service was running. Why would uninstalling Spotlights cause the service to stop running and delete a file required for the service? Anyway, there was worse to come. When I looked at my DLL.XML file there were only two entries in it. A dll one and Spotlights. No mention of the three FSL DLLs required for Concorde. Fortunately I had a backup so was able to restore all the entries. It would seem installing Spotlights cleans out the existing entries in DLL.XML. Anyone care to comment? Quote Link to comment
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