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PMDG Rainmaker not working

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    PMDG Rainmaker not working

    I have the latest updates for the base, 600/700 and BCF variants with P3D 4.5. Flew into CYYZ today from KLGA with the latest active sky stable release. I noticed that with the showers in CYYZ, I was not getting any rain effects. I couldn't remember the last time I flew into rain but rain maker was working for sure. Is there a new bug with the latest update (with still no change log lmao)?

    I've already tried to repair, try different variants and liveries, spawn at different airports and force rainy weather, no luck at all. The rain maker addon is not in the drop down list in the p3d bar at the top. I think i'm going to reinstall everything completely to see if it gets resolved.

    Here is the latest entry in the rainmaker changelog even though I flew today.

    2020/10/07 08:55:06 [PMDG 1] Commencing load of PMDG RainMaker plugin
    2020/10/07 08:55:06 [PMDG 1] SimConnect setup commencing
    2020/10/07 08:55:06 [PMDG 1] Connected to the flight simulator
    2020/10/07 08:55:06 [PMDG 1] AppName="Lockheed MartinĀ® Prepar3DĀ® v4" AppVersion= SimConnectVersion=
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] AIR data loaded; setting up systems.
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] Setting up RainMaker systems
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] System manager successfully added RainMaker system
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 2] Unable to initialize E:TIME OF DAY, variable unrecognized
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] Initializing all systems according to their ordering.
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] Initializing RainMaker
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 2] Unable to initialize P:SHOW WINDSHIELD EFFECTS, variable unrecognized
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] Post-initializing all systems according to their ordering.
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] Post-Initializing RainMaker
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] Presetting all switch/control positions as spec'd in systems.
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] Presetting items for RainMaker
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] Flight loaded from C:\Users\Christian\AppData\Local\Lockheed Martin\Prepar3D v4\Prepar3D_Default.fxml
    2020/10/07 08:55:07 [PMDG 1] Additional loading duties complete.
    2020/10/07 08:55:33 [PMDG 1] Resuming all RainMaker systems...
    2020/10/07 08:55:34 [PMDG 1] Pausing all RainMaker systems...
    2020/10/07 08:55:54 [PMDG 1] Resuming all RainMaker systems...
    2020/10/07 09:35:43 [PMDG 1] Pausing all RainMaker systems...
    2020/10/07 09:35:47 [PMDG 1] Resuming all RainMaker systems...
    2020/10/07 10:00:32 [PMDG 1] Saved flight as C:\Users\Christian\Documents\Prepar3D v4 Files\Previous Flight.fxml
    2020/10/07 10:00:35 [PMDG 1] SimConnect terminating
    2020/10/07 10:00:35 [PMDG 1] Tearing down RainMaker systems
    2020/10/07 10:00:35 [PMDG 1] Shutting down all PMDG systems according to their ordering...
    2020/10/07 10:00:35 [PMDG 0] Shutting down RainMaker
    2020/10/07 10:00:35 [PMDG 1] All systems shut down
    2020/10/07 10:00:35 [PMDG 1] All systems cleared
    2020/10/07 10:00:35 [PMDG 0] All observers cleared
    Christian Cooper

    Christian, make sure you have enabled Windshield Effects in the Weather section of the World options for P3D. If yes, and you do not see Rain Maker in the P3D menu Add-ons then submit a support ticket.
    Dan Downs KCRP
    i7-10700K 32GB 3600MHz 2080Ti


      Problem resolved by reinstalling completely.
      Christian Cooper