CTDs - Ran out of ideas. What now?

Are you on Steam or Microsoft Store version?
Steam

Are you using Developer Mode or made changes in it?
Nope

Brief description of the issue:
In only the recent couple of weeks I have started getting CTDs and I don’t understand why. I have made no changes to hardware or my system in general. Can happen at random times such as within the first 5 minutes of loading in or 2 hours. I have replicated crashes in the FlyByWire A320, Aerosoft CRJ, Default Boeing 787.

Provide Screenshot(s)/video(s) of the issue encountered:
N/A

Detail steps to reproduce the issue encountered:
Fly around in either of the planes I have mentioned anywhere and it will cause me a CTD.

PC specs and/or peripheral set up of relevant:
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
32GB DDR4
RTX3080
MSFS is installed on an Nvme Drive

Build Version # when you first started experiencing this issue:
Started in the last update before 1.20.6.0 but also occurring in SU6.

Event Viewer Log:
Faulting application name: FlightSimulator.exe, version: 1.20.6.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
Faulting module name: FlightSimulator.exe, version: 1.20.6.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0000000000ae5d69
Faulting process ID: 0x1f5c
Faulting application start time: 0x01d7c5dcbb4aaf52
Faulting application path: F:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\MicrosoftFlightSimulator\FlightSimulator.exe
Faulting module path: F:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\MicrosoftFlightSimulator\FlightSimulator.exe
Report ID: 0a0453b1-e5e1-455d-b9e4-42ca21780c06
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:

Faulting application name: FlightSimulator.exe, version: 1.20.6.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
Faulting module name: FlightSimulator.exe, version: 1.20.6.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0000000000ae5d69
Faulting process ID: 0x2930
Faulting application start time: 0x01d7c5e981aaf10d
Faulting application path: F:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\MicrosoftFlightSimulator\FlightSimulator.exe
Faulting module path: F:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\MicrosoftFlightSimulator\FlightSimulator.exe
Report ID: 2349f694-c393-48f0-abc4-2b2ff4fd16f6
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:

Steps I have taken so far:
Empty Community Folder
Uninstalled MSFS and Deleted Packages folder - Installed a fresh copy MSFS
Updated Graphics Card Drivers
Cleared Rolling Cache
Updated Chipset Drivers
Ran the sim as Administrator

I have ran out of ideas apart from doing a fresh install of Windows and going from there but even then, I feel like it won’t do much good. As the event logs are pretty useless. I will try that at some point when I can get some free time. But if anyone knows anything else before that point let me know.

Anyone else know what to suggest? As its getting to point where I can’t even play anymore. Funny thing is, before this I’ve had a solid experience

I had a similar problem last week. After a year without issues I started getting a white screen and then the sim would crash. Nothing worked until I found a thread in these forums regarding Microsoft visual c + +. After uninstalling those, and installing an up to date all in one package I’m now up and flying again. I’m by no means as good with computers as most on these forums, and consequently have no idea what this process did, but it worked!

Interesting, I don’t get a white screen but I know it’s about to happen as the sim freezes and then lets say 3 seconds after, closes fully. I’ll try the Visual C thing and see if it makes any difference.

Good luck! I’m relieved as I thought my 1660TI was fried.

Can you remember which thread discusses the C++ fix?

i think i have a Solution. In the last time i had no issues, but after change the ram (from 3000mhz to 3600mhz) i’m getting CTDs, also with Vanilla-FS.

After reducing the Ram-frequency to 3400mhz the CTDs are gone

Ryzen 5900X
RX 6900XT
Corsair Vengeance LPX 32gb 3600mhz (reduced in UEFI to 3400mhz)
ASUS B550 Gaming F WIFI
FS installed on Samsung 970 EVO NVME
SAM acctivaed

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Unfortunately I never did manage to get this fixed. Went down the route of a fresh install of Windows 11 and after a 1 hour and 30 minute flight the sim decided to CTD. The only addons I have listed in the Community folder are: sws-aircraft-kodiak-wheels and orbx-volanta-aerocaches.

I have ran out of ideas really on what is causing this. Will have to come back to MSFS at some point in the future and hope for the best.

Faulting application name: FlightSimulator.exe, version: 1.21.18.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
Faulting module name: FlightSimulator.exe, version: 1.21.18.0, time stamp: 0x00000000
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x0000000000b62d55
Faulting process ID: 0x378c
Faulting application start time: 0x01d8047e064423ac
Faulting application path: F:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\MicrosoftFlightSimulator\FlightSimulator.exe
Faulting module path: F:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\MicrosoftFlightSimulator\FlightSimulator.exe
Report ID: 974a2087-85c0-498c-ab01-e289955a54da
Faulting package full name: 
Faulting package-relative application ID: