Live asks for authorization at every launch (Windows)

  • Live Versions: 9 and later
  • Operating System: Windows

If Live asks for authorization every time it launches, follow these instructions: 

  1. Close Live.
  2. Open this hidden folder:
    Note: Here's how to access hidden folders on Windows.
  3. If the CommonConfiguration folder exists there, then delete it. The full path would be: C:\ProgramData\Ableton\CommonConfiguration\
  4. Launch Live.

You'll need to authorize one last time, and then it should not ask again at the next launch.

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