Hmm... A slight dilemma...

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  1. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Ok, so a while ago I done that thing we're not meant to talk about on here and got a copy of massive (cough cough). Anyway, after 6 weeks it stopped working and I didnt bother with it anymore.

    So today I finally got me a legal copy of Massive, deleted all my old files and folders that had anything to do with it beforehand, and uninstalled the old copy.

    After I installed the above board and legal copy everything seemed fine until I came to open it up in FL. Whenever I open it up, it instantly crashes my DAW. And when I open it up on its own it crashes too!

    I guess it's my own fault......

    ...Any ideas?
     
  2. djdevz

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    just off the top of my head, ive heard something about the database file for massive causing the crash...not sure where its located in windows cuz im using mac..

    u need to delete (or move somewhere else to be safe) and then run it again.

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    C:\Documents and Settings\****\Local Settings\Application Data\Native Instruments\Massive

    move the database file, when u reopen ur DAW it will rebuild the file and hopefully it wont crash!
     
  3. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    in one of the ni massive folders, there a .ul file. delete it and it will renew itself when you next open massive.I would find this exact location but im not on my computer with ni massive installed, sorry :\

    basically google "NI Massive crashing?" it might have what you're looking for
     
  4. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Surely thats only to be done if I have a cracked copy?

    This new copy I have is 100% legit, so I dont want to go deleting shit!

    Oh well, I'll get in touch with Native Instruments, see what they say...
     
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    Just move it from that folder for now Fletch (don't delete if u don't feel easy about it). Should work fine.
     
  6. Thin and crispy

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    make a copy, rar/zip it then delete it.
     
  7. spung3

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    Just do it once it might be a relic from your old pirate version. It can't hurt.
     
  8. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Hmm....well I would if I could find that section of my PC!!!!

    I'm using windows Vista, and apparently on the C drive, there isnt a documents and settings path???
     
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    C:\Users\'yourusername'\Application Data\Local\Native Instruments\Massive

    application data wont be visable so you have to type it in
     
  10. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    Type it in where? Sorry, this is doing my nut in!

    I put it in the search bar of my start menu and it keeps telling me no results matching my cryteria!
     
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    in 'run' or in an address bar
     
  12. Neomind

    Neomind Too many skulls!">:O

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    Windows Key + F
    search for MASSIVE all over your HardDiscs.
    .Rar it all
    Delete everything that says or contains massive in it's name or path.

    Reinstall.
    ???
    Profit

    plan B)

    Go to NI forums, there will be much more info I guess. Not pretending to be harsh, just my own experience when it comes to buying things, when you buy, you're buying a team of technical support too ;) (in most of cases thoguth) blerg
     
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    Type "NIMassivedatabase or NIMassivedata in your computer search, if the file is found then delete it.
     
  14. Phat_Sam

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    Fucks sake fletch! I can't beleive you didnt buy it first time! God people like you make me so livid I could shit!



    haha joooookes. No idea mate. I had a friend who had a problem like that once. No idea how he sorted it out though... WASTEPOST
     
  15. Mr Fletch

    Mr Fletch aka KRONIX

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    tried both and nothing's there!
     
  16. SH81

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    I had the same problem, had to select 'view hidden files' and it then shows up. Think you have to go to folder options in the control panel to do this. The file you are looking for is 'NIMassiveDataBase_ul' which should be here........

    C:\Users\YOUR USERNAME\AppData\Local\Native Instruments\Massive
     
  17. Catchem

    Catchem mwerp much?

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    the file is hidden make sure you show hidden
    didn't see second page ^.^
     
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