Crash to desktop - Event Viewer Posted

Please don’t reply with “did you google or search” because I did and there are a plethora of relatable issues here and only bandaid workarounds not real fixes. Limiting to 30fps is not going to happen, that’s not the problem. Help me take a deeper dive into truly solving and actually understanding the issue.

From the looks it seems to be application based. I haven’t been able to spot issues with hardware or any hardware consistencies when the crash occurs. Temperature is the same. I’m thinking of using perfmon to log the hardware but the crashes are so inconsistent. I can’t reproduce these crashes, they seem to be random. I’ve been to LAX before and like I said it’s cached too.

Crashing to desktop seems to happen mostly when entering larger cities
I have Socal saved to cache, but still got a crash to desktop about 4 miles from LAX
Happened to me once on a bush trip and was not near a ‘major’ city

Faulting application name: FlightSimulator.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x5f467af2
Faulting module name: FlightSimulator.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x5f467af2
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000000000040057e
Faulting process id: 0x26d4
Faulting application start time: 0x01d683dff7b7f6bb
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.FlightSimulator_1.7.14.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\FlightSimulator.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.FlightSimulator_1.7.14.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\FlightSimulator.exe
Report Id: 6dc2a6f8-432f-4c6f-be98-57059c72cb65
Faulting package full name: Microsoft.FlightSimulator_1.7.14.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
Faulting package-relative application ID: App

The Application log

Fault bucket 1375398077176815136, type 5
Event Name: MoAppCrash
Response: Not available
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1: Microsoft.FlightSimulator_1.7.14.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
P2: praid:App
P4: 5f467af2
P5: FlightSimulator.exe
P7: 5f467af2
P8: c0000005
P9: 000000000040057e

Attached files:

These files may be available here:

Analysis symbol:
Rechecking for solution: 0
Report Id: 6dc2a6f8-432f-4c6f-be98-57059c72cb65
Report Status: 268435456
Hashed bucket: 5ba000c7f12f4b70f316654396e11e20
Cab Guid: 0

Thank you for any help and/or guidance.

There really isn’t any help for these crashes. I think a lot of us are experiencing them ‘random’. I have. Sometimes everything goes fine. Sometimes I crash to the desktop right before landing, or on landing. With more or less the same errors in EventViewer.

Exception code 0xc0000005 stands for ‘access violation’, which simply put means the app is poking around in invalid or non-existent memory. This is a developer issue, not something you (or I) did or didn’t do. It means the devs have some debugging to do.

Hopefully all the other information is pointing them to the right spot.

I’m hoping the second patch will address at least some of these violations.


Better to sent crash dump to Zendesk


Please file a bug report on Zendesk. Include a detailed description of your issue, as well as steps to reproduce and screenshots if applicable.

Please check your Event Viewer and attach relevant events to your bug report.

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Follow this thread and vote up,

They just dont care. Already 700+ reports and they blaming the hardwares lmao

Here the same problem.
I was just entering flight plan and approach in the Nav.


Foutbucket 1876682079116299555, type 5
Naam van gebeurtenis: MoAppCrash
Antwoord: Niet beschikbaar
Id van CAB-bestand: 0

Handtekening van probleem:
P1: Microsoft.FlightSimulator_1.7.14.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe
P2: praid:App
P4: 5f467af2
P5: FlightSimulator.exe
P7: 5f467af2
P8: c0000005
P9: 000000000129c6a8

Toegevoegde bestanden:

Deze bestanden zijn mogelijk hier beschikbaar:

Opnieuw zoeken naar oplossing: 0
Rapport-id: 597042f4-bc2b-49ca-8cb3-1228e5723a01
Rapportstatus: 268435456
Opgedeelde bucket: 2d45ea13ce11adcf6a0b50686a118d23
GUID van CAB-bestand: 0

Happened 3 times in an hour.

Thanks that’s help to understand more about the code being fired off.

Didn’t know this dump was created! Thank you, I’ll update my Zendesk ticket with it.

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Saw this as well and already upvoted. And it could very well be hardware, but without them being able to tell people exactly what it is so we can further test and resolve either with the manufacturer or simply replacing a part I can see why people are frustrated.

I just crashed to the desktop whilst having a look outside and playing with the weather. Shifting it a few times from live to clear skies and boom.

This was a 0xc0000006… might have something to do with networking / internet.

I must admit, these random crashes do start to spoil the fun a bit. Apart from the obvious bugs, this instability makes you want to give up. Restart again, wait 5 minutes again, pray it doesn’t crash again…

Maybe I’ll give it a rest til they come out with the second patch.

Me too , i uninstalled it for now

Depending on the context in which the 0xc0000005 error occurs, there can be quite different causes: On the one hand, it is possible that hardware does not work properly or is incorrectly configured (overklocking!).
On the other hand, the error can also be present in the software that is running, so that a new installation could solve the problem.
But in most cases the problem is to be due however to concrete errors and/or damage of the operating system, whereby the error span is enough from incorrect or invalid Registry entries over missing or incomplete DLL files (dynamic link library) up to damaged system files and - configurations. In addition, malware can also be responsible for the appearance of the 0xc0000005 message.

The 0xC0000006 error may be caused by windows system files damage. The corrupted system files entries can be a real threat to the well being of your computer.

There can be many events which may have resulted in the system files errors. An incomplete installation, an incomplete uninstall, improper deletion of applications or hardware. It can also be caused if your computer is recovered from a virus or adware/spyware attack or by an improper shutdown of the computer. All the above actives may result in the deletion or corruption of the entries in the windows system files. This corrupted system file will lead to the missing and wrongly linked information and files needed for the proper working of the application.

I found a sweet spot. No more crashes (yet) and significantly improved my crispness by reducing my FPS. MSFS loves to run the GPU as hard as possible. I found limiting this has improved things soooo much. Went from running on low end 60FPS to a custom Ultra at 40FPS. The 40FPS is wayyyy better.

1080Ti ROG Strix OC to 2,000Mhz | 8700K OC to 5Ghz | NvMe drive | 120Hz 1440p Ultrawide Monitor

  • Nvidia Control Panel
  • Monitor Technology: Fixed Refresh
  • Veritcal Sync: Adaptive (half refresh rate) <this is because I have a 120hz. If you have 60hz, try locking it to 30fps with Vsync on in the panel NOT in the game setting.

Here’s the rest for anyone who wants to copy as a base foundation and custom tweak as you see fit. I have my settings on Ultra with a couple tweaks. I can post that but honestly just try the below with your current settings and see how it feels.


You can use quality over high performance 1-2 fps difference but better visuals

Thanks I’ll try that since I built in 15% headroom.

I couldn’t log a single flight since it started and have lost close to 20 hours from Crashing to Desktop in flight or when trying to exit to the menu.

FlightSimulator.exe had Exception code 0xc0000005 in Event Viewer as many have posted.

This is how I fixed it:

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Thank you so much for posting this! I didn’t realize dev mode was even available. The air traffic appears to have been my problem too. I will watch the MainThread value very closely from now on!!

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Turning on Use Generic Plane Models cleared up my CTD issues when approaching airports, or large groups of other players. It’s not ideal, but it works.

bit late here :joy:

but… you mean the old issues are back ? Generic Models ?

Only setting what I still use is Text2Speach=WindowsOffline.