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Archi_Horror
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Re: 3ds max on Windows8

03-20-2013 02:50 PM in reply to: pawwilon

I am having issues with 3DS Max not running as well. I have ran as admin, and in Windows 7 compatibility modes, I have uninstalled and deleted all the files and the re-installed multiple times. Every time I start it up, the program freezes and crashes my graphics processor. Here is an image of the error code I recieve for my graphics card. Can anyone help me with this? Windows 8 is the most frustrating thing to try to use Autodesk programs on. 

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DarrenP
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Re: 3ds max on Windows8

03-20-2013 02:51 PM in reply to: Archi_Horror

that looks like more a video card or video card driver issue

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Archi_Horror
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Re: 3ds max on Windows8

03-20-2013 03:13 PM in reply to: DarrenP

You are correct, I recently updated my drivers in January through the Lenovo support website, to my dismay, nothing worked then. I just installed the Februaury drivers for my Nvidia K2000 GPU and now it runs. Hopefully this fixes my problems running Maya as well. Thanks you for pointing out the obvious. Sometimes that's exactly what is needed. It is seriously appreciated. :smileyhappy:

 

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enemyagenda
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Re: 3ds max on Windows8

03-20-2013 06:39 PM in reply to: pawwilon

What about 2011? Will Autodesk 2011, especially 3DS Max, run on Windows 8?

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drmaxwell007
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Re: 3ds max on Windows8

03-21-2013 10:02 PM in reply to: Archi_Horror
I needed to install the 32 bit version. working great now Thx
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Rusoski
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Message 16 of 20 (1,743 Views)

Hi there, same problem here...

06-18-2013 07:52 PM in reply to: pawwilon

Hi there Autodesk and student community, I need some help here please!

I just downloaded 3Ds Max 2013 and 2014 (64 Bits both) for student, but when I tried to run it, it crashes at startup and show a message to send error report...

Any idea?

Technical Specifications:

Laptop Model: Dell - Alienware M14X R2
CPU: Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.4GHz Cuad Core
GPU: Nvidia GT 650M 2GB DDR5 128MB Bandwith
RAM: 8GB DDR3 (6.79GB are free for use)
HDD Speed: 7200RpM
OS: Windows 8 Single Language 64 Bits (Genuine)
Autodesk Student User: Rusoski

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Rusoski
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Re: 3ds max on Windows8

06-19-2013 07:47 AM in reply to: pawwilon

Errore Report

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cnrivera07
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Registered: ‎02-01-2012
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Re: 3ds max on Windows8

07-10-2013 07:53 PM in reply to: pawwilon

3DS Max 2014 most definitely works of Windows 8. I don't remember EXACTLY what I had to do but it was definitely a .dll problem. I believe I deleteda bunch of the .dll files in the program files for Max and reinstalled the program to let it install the correct ones. Something about one of the old files hanging around and had to be deleted. Try: http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/AutoCAD-2013-2014-DWG-Format/HELP-can-t-start-Autocad-2014/td-p/389600...

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mary.riffo
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Registered: ‎08-18-2013
Message 19 of 20 (1,381 Views)

Re: 3ds max on Windows8

08-18-2013 01:43 PM in reply to: pawwilon

hola tengo un problema con 3d max 2014, tengo windows 8 en mi notebook, he instalado el programa sin problemas , pero al cargarlo para abrirlo me dice que hay un problema con la licencia, que caduco los dias de prueba y cuando coloco activarlo con mi licencia de educacion y me vuelve a aparecer un error llamado ERROR 20, y coloco aceptar y se cierra el programa y necesito urgente arreglar ese problema si alguien me puede ayudar..se lo  agradeceria mucho

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catarina_daniela14
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Registered: ‎06-26-2014
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Re: 3ds max on Windows8

06-26-2014 01:58 PM in reply to: pawwilon

Olá, já à uns meses que teno vindo a tentar instalar o 3dx max e chega a uma fase de instalação e da falha. possuo o windows 8. alguma sugestão? é urgente

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