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logic express crashes on startup

529 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Feb 19, 2013 12:35 PM by Thermionicist RSS
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Feb 2, 2013 3:42 PM

I'm running Logic Express 9.1.7 on Mac OS X 10.6.8, 2 GHz Intel Duo Core, 2 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM. Whenever I click its icon to start it up, it begins to load, checks the plugins, then all of a sudden the screeen flashes as if it's taking a screenshot, and crashes -- just quits, too fast to read any error message dialog box. I removed all plugins expecting there to be a bad plugin, That didn't solve the issue. Besides, all my plugins work with other DAW software.


Any help you can give would be appreciated. I'm using Reaper right now because I need a working DAW, but I'd prefer to be back on Logic Express. Vesides, I need to access past projects.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
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    Feb 3, 2013 6:21 AM (in response to Thermionicist)



    Check Console (in the Utilities folder) for any related Crash Logs.


    Have you tried moving the Logic preferences file to the Desktop and re-starting Logic?




  • cajx2 Calculating status...
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    Feb 17, 2013 2:42 AM (in response to Thermionicist)

    When you say "removed all plugins", did you try holding down the Option key after launching the application?


    If not, try that.


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