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johnescalera 04-21-2018 12:59 PM

protools le "8.05" crashes windows update

Protools le "8.05" crashes my computer after windows did the update described below...

Any suggestions or insight on this???

Update for Windows 7 (KB2952664)

Installation date: ‎4/‎14/‎2018 1:17 PM

Installation status: Successful

Update type: Important

Install this update to resolve issues in Windows. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

More information:

Help and Support:

YYR123 04-21-2018 03:08 PM

Re: protools le "8.05" crashes windows update
Trash prefs and try again

johnescalera 04-21-2018 03:18 PM

Re: protools le "8.05" crashes windows update
Please elaborate. I'm not sure what you mean by trash prefs

YYR123 04-21-2018 05:35 PM

Re: protools le "8.05" crashes windows update

I also assume that these have been done


johnescalera 04-22-2018 01:21 PM

Re: protools le "8.05" crashes windows update
Thank you for the information... Fyi. I ended up un-installing, then re-installing Protools. It still crashed. I for some reason decided to right-click on the shortcut on my desktop, then selected run as Administrator... It started Protools & I was then able to re-validate the installation...

Problem solved...

I don't understand why or how Windows update managed to corrupt only Protools but thanks allot Microsoft...

Thank you again for your input Sir.

albee1952 04-24-2018 09:07 AM

Re: protools le "8.05" crashes windows update
Starting with Windows 7, its been a standard recommendation to install using the Run as Admin option, and also to set PT to always Run as Admin:o. There is some question regarding the current versions of PT, but 8/9/10 all are subject to this:rolleyes:

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