Max for Live crashes on startup on Windows
- Live Versions: 8 - 9
- Operating System: Win
Live crashes on Windows when a Max for Live device is loaded.
You will see the error message: 'A serious error has occurred. Live will shutdown after this message box is closed.'
Outdated or faulty .dll files.
- Make sure Live and Max are NOT running.
- Check if you have the MaxPlug.dll, MaxAPI.dll or MaxAudio.dll files in one of the following folders:
- If so, please remove them from these folders.
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