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Wiki / Advanced / Uninstall


You can uninstall AeroSIMRC from your computer using the following automatic methods:

Clean-up data files

In order to keep your data files safe, the files generated by AeroSIM RC are not deleted during an uninstall.

These files include scenarios created by user, user profiles, configuration, logs, etc.

To clean-up all configuration files, delete the folders C:\Users\Public\Documents\AeroSIM_RC (or C:\ProgramData\AeroSIM_RC for versions of AeroSIMRC earlier than v4.5

Note 1: C:\ProgramData\AeroSIM_RC is a hidden folder, so you need to enable 'show hidden files' in Explorer Folder Options
Note 2: In Windows XP, the path is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Program Data\AeroSIM_RC

Manual Full Uninstall

Wiki / Advanced / Wireless Connection

Wireless Connection

For best experience, the simulator can be controlled Wirelessly (without cables between the Transmitter and the Computer)

A wireless solution is explained here.

Normally, the Transmitter is attached to the Computer with the supplied USB interface. However, the PPM signal required by the USB interface can also be obtained from some Receivers (RX).

You will need a Receiver capable of PPM output, or SUMO signal (name used by Graupner). In this solution, the USB interface gets the PPM signal from the Receiver, instead of the Transmitter.

Two examples are given below.

How to use AeroSIM-RC wirelessly with a Graupner Receiver

You will need a Graupner receiver with SUMO output cabability. The SUMO signal is equivalent to PPM.

In this example, we have modified a short USB cable to power the Receiver from the 5V of a USB port in tyhe computer.

Diagram for wireless simulator operation

Wireless operation using a receiver powered from a USB port.

How to use AeroSIM-RC wirelessly with a DJI Phantom 2 Receiver

The Receiver is sold as a spare for the Phantom 2.

The signal generated by the DJI Phantom 2 RX is of type SBus, but we need a PPM signal. In this example, the conversion is done with an inexpensive FrSky SBus to PPM converter.

The USB port can supply the 5 Volts to power our USB interface, the DJI Receiver, and the SBus to PPM converter. We have modified a short USB extension cable as shown in the diagram.

For a neat presentation, we have placed all elements (USB interface, DJI Receiver, and the FrSky SBus to PPM converter) inside the original white box where the RX was received.

Diagram for wireless simulator operation with a Phantom 2 DJI Receiver

Wiki / Advanced / Uninstall Graphic Driver

Uninstall Graphic Driver

Removing your current graphics drivers

Although it is not required, it is recommended that you remove your current graphics driver before you install new ones, such as for example, after an upgrade to Windows 10, in order to make sure Windows is using the correct driver.

From Windows Control Panel, open Device Maganer, and expand the section Display adapters

You should see an entry containing Intel, AMD or Nvidia, depending on your graphic processor.

Graphic Driver Uninstall from Device Manager

Right click and choose Uninstall

In the following confirmation dialog, ensure that the Delete the driver software for this device option is enabled.

You can now download and install the new driver. See Wiki / Advanced / Install Graphic Driver

Wiki / Advanced / Install Graphic Driver

Install Graphic Driver

Uninstall current driver is recommended

See Wiki / Advanced / Uninstall Graphic Driver

Where to get the latest Video Graphic Driver

You can download the graphics driver, and the installation instructions, from the manufacturer of your computer (e.g. HP, Sony, DELL), or from the manufacturer of the graphics processor (e.g. nvidia, AMD, Intel)

Get the driver from the manufacturer of your Computer

Go to the support page using the links below, and get the drivers for your computer model.

Computer Driver download and Support page

Get the driver from the manufacturer of your Graphics Card

You can also download the latest driver from the website of the manufacturer of the graphics processor (e.g. nvidia, AMD, Intel)

To find which graphics card your computer has inside, open the Windows Control Panel, then open Device Maganer, and expand the section Display adapters

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