New Nvidia 497.09 Always CTD

FPS is probably more of a placebo effect since this game is always all over the place. Testing out the previous version now and hopefully back to normal.

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Yeah blue squares for me to and 2 ctds since when loading into places that worked fine previously. been working on sim for days and hours before hand with 0 issue’s.

I haven’t changed driver since 457.30, I only play MFSF so I don’t have to change all the time, and 457.30 is still one of the best drivers for the game, if not the best.

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Just updated the Nvidia driver to 497.09 and had non-stop CTD’s, could not start any flight. Crashes within 10 after loading a flight. Just reverted the driver to the previous version and it’s working again.

Wondering if this is indeed why I am starting to get CTDs. Thank you so much for this! Going to go back to previous Nvidia driver.

Hello. My name is Manuel and I work for NVIDIA. I have not received any driver feedbacks for this issue nor do I see any current bugs tracking this. Can you fill out our driver feedback form below so that I can have our QA team try to reproduce this and have our software team investigated this?

EDIT: Looks like I can’t post links here. Can you go to the NVIDIA forums → search for the feedback thread for driver 497.09 → there you will find a Google Driver Feedback Form link → fill out the form so that I can get system specs for our QA team to try on (include which monitor(s) make and model you are using in case it is resolution or display specific).

Regards,
Manuel

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Crash with latest driver 497.09 (win10) here as well.

Two flights with this driver, two CTDs. Then again 80% of my flights with the last driver were CTDs as well. Dropping back a few to 452.06, which I’ve seen good reviews for. This is getting ridiculous.

Yep also crashes, back to 466.77 for me. Haven’t had a good driver for so long, every one for months and months been causing artifacts.

Thanks Manuel - form submitted (had already submitted feedback through Geforce Experience).

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Add me to the list.

I rolled back the driver to .76 and fixed issue

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Revert back to 496.76 and no problems at all. :+1:

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Yep, same here, updated driver to 497.09 and always CTD before I even get the flight loaded. Never had an issue before with a NVIDIA driver.

Going to figure out how to install older driver.

I can confirm I have not been able to fly at all since updating to this driver went and tried to do a rollback but wasn’t able any one has found any solutions

Had a CTD trying to load the first flight after the Nvidia driver install.

Took my OC core clock down 5 ticks. Been perfect ever since. (currently +110 core, +1070 memory, 3060ti)

Thank you very much

Thanks for your support Manuel! :+1:

Thanks for your interest, form submitted.

I have installed the new driver and so far I had none of the problems mentione here. My system is Windows 10, CPU i7-9700, RTX 2060, 32GB RAM, Display 1920 x 1080

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No problems here. Win 11, 3070

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