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    How to fix Navigraph navdata not updating PMDG in.v5

    If you are having trouble with navigraph AIRAC not updating the PMDG products in v5 do the following.

    First MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE LATEST VERSION OF THE FMS MANAGER! I does not always auto update. (1.8.3.0623 as of 7/2/20)

    In FMS Data Manager,

    In Settings Make sure you are running the latest version. Press Re-download data index, Press Save.

    In Addon Mappings

    Delete the PMDG v5 mapping Save


    Press Scan

    You should now have entry for PMDG (all compatible products) with mapping <P35>\PMDG\
    Last edited by Snowfalcon; 02Jul2020, 16:48.
    Charles Harris KRTS The Valley of Speed
    ASUS ROG Strix B450-F, Ryzen 3700X, 1TB 970 Neo M2,1TB SSD, RX 5700XT 8GB, 32GB DDR4 3200

    #2
    1.8.3.0623 is the version of FMS data manager they released this morning. No idea if that fixes the issue you're reporting as I didn't have that issue when I installed the 747s yesterday. But just mentioning that it's a newer version.
    Paul Biderman

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      #3
      I no longer have a FMS Data Manager subscription - please could you tell me what files I need to move from my P3D4.5 PMDG Navdata installation to the P3Dv5 in order to have my existing database installed? Thanks in advance.

      Brian Ward
      Brian Ward

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        #4
        Originally posted by Wardie View Post
        I no longer have a FMS Data Manager subscription - please could you tell me what files I need to move from my P3D4.5 PMDG Navdata installation to the P3Dv5 in order to have my existing database installed? Thanks in advance.

        Brian Ward
        If you do not have navdata in v5 the download the installer again and repair. There was an issue with NGXu installer and navdata which we fixed yesterday
        Chris Makris (Olympic260)
        PMDG Technical Support
        http://www.pmdg.com

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          #5
          Will do, thanks Chris!

          Brian Ward
          Brian Ward

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            #6
            Hi
            I just downloaded a new installer from my account. And have the same problem no database in the download whats going on
            Brian
            Brian Williams

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              #7
              Originally posted by saps View Post
              Hi
              I just downloaded a new installer from my account. And have the same problem no database in the download whats going on
              Brian
              Please help out here and be more specific... do you mean you don't have PMDG subfolders navdata and sidstars and no files in those folders after install or are you referring to an indication on the CDU that data is missing?
              Dan Downs KCRP
              i7-10700K 32GB 3600MHz 1080Ti

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                #8
                I did steps as suggested above and that did not help.
                Deleting the PMDG generated ARPT_RWY.dat file is the fix for me!
                Last edited by skysurfer; 06Jul2020, 01:35.
                Edward Stefanovich

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                  #9
                  I've run the installer again and selected "repair" and I get an error message which says:-
                  Quote
                  Feature: Prepare3D v4 Installation
                  Component: DEM_4
                  File: <FOLDER_P5D>\
                  Error: The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect
                  Unquote
                  The installer does not let me choose v4 or v5 (I still have v4 on my machine but I have changed the folder name as well as the .exe name so that it goes straight to v5.....
                  Once I get that error message the "repair" just quits......? Any ideas?


                  Brian Ward
                  Last edited by Wardie; 06Jul2020, 15:43.
                  Brian Ward

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by Wardie View Post
                    I've run the installer again and selected "repair" and I get an error message which says:-
                    Quote
                    Feature: Prepare3D v4 Installation
                    Component: DEM_4
                    File: <FOLDER_P5D>\
                    Error: The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect
                    Unquote
                    The installer does not let me choose v4 or v5 (I still have v4 on my machine but I have changed the folder name as well as the .exe name so that it goes straight to v5.....
                    Once I get that error message the "repair" just quits......? Any ideas?
                    I'm confused as to what exactly you did because you mention changing folder and .exe names. You might want to uninstall the plane, then run the latest installer if you're trying to install into V5.
                    Captain Kevin

                    Kevin Yang

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                      #11
                      Apologies for confusing you! I have both P3Dv4 and P3Dv5 installed on my machine. 737NGXu runs perfectly in P3Dv4 with my Opencockpits hardware, setup is perfect, and therefore I do not want to touch anything there. That is why when I installed 737NGXu to P3Dv5 I renamed both my P3Dv4 folder and the P3dexe file to protect any changes to that program that may inadvertantly happen when I installed 737NGXu to P3Dv5. My install into P3Dv5 was perfect except for the lack of NavData which I have been advised to re-install due to an initial problem you guys had. Instead of doing that I have copied over the Nav database, SID/STARS and Flight Plans from my P3Dv4 PMDG folder into my P3Dv5 PMDG folder and it is all running fine now,problem solved. Question - is there any difference between the navdata for NGXu for P3Dv5 from P3Dv4? If not, I will rather stay with what I have than re-install? Your advice please?

                      Brian Ward
                      Last edited by Wardie; 06Jul2020, 19:43.
                      Brian Ward

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                        #12
                        Originally posted by Wardie View Post
                        Question - is there any difference between the navdata for NGXu for P3Dv5 from P3Dv4? If not, I will rather stay with what I have than re-install? Your advice please?
                        There shouldn't be, so if you already have it working fine in P3D V5, just leave it.
                        Captain Kevin

                        Kevin Yang

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                          #13
                          Great stuff, all good then! Thanks for your help!

                          Brian Ward
                          Last edited by Wardie; 07Jul2020, 07:25.
                          Brian Ward

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                            #14
                            Hey there, I have re-installed the 747 and V5 recently, along with everything else.

                            I have followed the instructions in this thread and I still can't update the navdata, I even tried to manually add the pmdg navdata folder, this didnt work either.

                            I have also noticed that PMDG install 800mb of data in a separate folder on the same drive as my P3d folder.

                            my P3d is under Lockheed Martin, when I run the 747 installer, it creates the prepar3d folder and dumps 800mb of data in there.
                            Attached Files
                            John-Paul Cannon

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                              #15
                              Make sure you are running FMS updater version 1.8.3.0623 first. If not update your version of the FMS manager. Then follow the directions in this thread. AIRIC current version is 2007

                              I prefer to have P3D in it's own folder on the root drive. For example D:\P3D or E:\Prepar3D. Keeping it away from other games and addons seems to prevent issues. And never in the C:\program files directory.
                              Charles Harris KRTS The Valley of Speed
                              ASUS ROG Strix B450-F, Ryzen 3700X, 1TB 970 Neo M2,1TB SSD, RX 5700XT 8GB, 32GB DDR4 3200

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                                #16
                                Thanks for the reply.

                                FMS data manager version 1.8.3.0701
                                AIRAC 2007

                                My game is installed on its own drive away from the OS drive.
                                John-Paul Cannon

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                                  #17
                                  Thank you Snowfalcon, your original post helped.

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                                    #18
                                    Originally posted by gollum65 View Post
                                    1.8.3.0623 is the version of FMS data manager they released this morning. No idea if that fixes the issue you're reporting as I didn't have that issue when I installed the 747s yesterday. But just mentioning that it's a newer version.

                                    I have installed the PMDG 737 NGXu but there is no NAV Data!!! How can I fix this issue please? There is lot of bugs as well. Can you make another update to fix all these bugs please?
                                    So many thanks

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                                      #19
                                      I have installed the PMDG 737 NGXu but there is no NAV Data!!! How can I fix this issue please? There is lot of bugs as well. Can you make another update to fix all these bugs please?
                                      So many thanks
                                      First Forum Rules you agreed to require you to sign all posts with your full name. See here. https://forum.pmdg.com/forum/main-fo...dg-forum-rules

                                      Saying please fix all bugs but not saying what your referring too will not help your problem get solved. Be specific.

                                      RSR posted some where there was a release version of the NGXu that did not have the Nav data installed. Re download the latest version from your account on the PMDG site and uninstall the current version from the control panel reinstall the newest version of the NGXu. Make sure you are running the latest version of the FMS Data manager and install the updated version of the FMS data (2008)
                                      Charles Harris KRTS The Valley of Speed
                                      ASUS ROG Strix B450-F, Ryzen 3700X, 1TB 970 Neo M2,1TB SSD, RX 5700XT 8GB, 32GB DDR4 3200

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                                        #20
                                        Originally posted by skysurfer View Post
                                        I did steps as suggested above and that did not help.
                                        Deleting the PMDG generated ARPT_RWY.dat file is the fix for me!
                                        I can second this. Thanks for the tip!

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