Delete Generated Files


Problems? P3D takes tooooo long to start?

Use a Delete Generated Files shortcut in the root of P3D4 installation folder.
Before you go ! Empty your Recycle bin in Windows.

What does it do?
It activates %COMSPEC% /C “Prepar3D.exe -deletegenerated” and will reset P3D4 to default.

Which files and folders are removed to the Recycle bin?

Where they come from (1)? 
C:\ProgramData\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4
Files and Folders: [add-ons.cfg ./. weather.cfg]

Where they come from (2)?
C:\Users\yourname\AppData\Local Roaming\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4
Files and Folders: [/Controls/ ./. /Shaders/]

Where they come from (3)?
C:\Users\yourname\AppData\Roaming\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4
Files and Folders: [add-ons.cfg ./. WindowDefinitions.xml]\

What you need to restore?

  • dll.xml
  • exe.xml
  • simobjects.cfg
  • \Controls\