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Topic-icon Sound - Alerts - on B787 How to deactivate?

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8 months 3 days ago - 8 months 3 days ago #475 by FlyingFranz

Hi there!
I just downloaded the B787 Dreamliner from Ricoooo and installed it.
However, while flying, the alert messages sound loudly in the cockpit.
I couldn't find where to deactivate it.
I don't have this problem with other aircrafts. They merely display the alerts on the screen (lower right.)
Any help please.
Thanks

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8 months 3 days ago #476 by Gh0stRider203

I personally find them helpful, but to each their own, eh? :)

Then again, there are times I'm not exactly fond of "Bitching Betty" lol :)

it's not hard. just goto the sound folder for that particular aircraft, and edit the sound.cfg file for that aircraft, changing the existing filename to "filename=silence"

That SHOULD fix it, I think...lol don't quote Me on that as I've never attempted this before.


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8 months 3 days ago #477 by FlyingFranz

Hi Gh0stRider203!
Thanks for the quick response.
I've tried... No good!
There is no chapter "Sound alerts" in the sound.cfg file for this particular aircraft.
Thanks anyway. I'll try again by comparing this sound.cfg file with other similar files.

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8 months 3 days ago #478 by Gh0stRider203

I actually don't fly the 787 for the simple fact that it's not worth having in the VA, in My personal opinion. For Me, it's all about making money, and while the 787 may have close to the same range as the 772LR (which we DO have), it can't carry the same number of passengers as you'll see in this screenshot...which means less $ for the VA.


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7 months 3 weeks ago #498 by Tonny0909

Just find those wav- files on simobjects/airplanes/planename/sounds and delete those. for example "callout100.wav" etc.

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7 months 3 weeks ago #499 by FlyingFranz

Hi Tonny0909,
Thanks for the reply.
However, it's not the sound by itself that is annoying, but the fact that it cannot be deactivated on this particular aircraft. I don't have the problem with the other aircrafts under FSX.
In the B787 files, there is one code that calls for these alert sounds. it is most disturbing because if, for example, the descent is only slightly too steep, the alert sounds even if the rate is correct.
All I could do was reduce the sound level in the related files in the main "Sounds" folder (from 10000 down to 6000.)

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