Live 8 does not launch on a Xeon CPU based PC
- Live Versions: 8
- Operating System: WIN
Live 8.4.x does not boot on Xeon based computers (with 32 virtual cores).
Live 9 supports hyper-threading on Xeon equipped machines out of the box. Live 8 does not, you need to activate it manually.
Create a plain text file, labeled "Options.txt" and place it into this directory:
\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Ableton\Live 8.4.x\Preferences\
Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
Enter the following text string to the document:
Now, please restart Live. It should boot normally and initialize all components as expected.