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williamsdl1
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Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

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09-24-2013 09:26 PM

A brand ew install of Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup. Will not respond after 'evaluating license' phase. 

 

MacBookPro quad-core i7 2Ghz

16gig ram

AMD Radeon HD 6490M 256 MB / Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB

 

I belive the machiene is up to snuff as far as hardwere goes but I cant seem to get it to work. Any ideas?

 

Thanks

 

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david.lau
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Re: Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

09-25-2013 07:57 AM in reply to: williamsdl1

Do you have Alias 2013 running on the system? Also, try deleting the "Prefs" folder?

 

It is located  in Users/Username/Library/Preferences/Autodesk/*AliasVersion*/Prefs

 

The Library folder is hidden by default as well.  

 

http://osxdaily.com/2011/07/22/access-user-library-folder-in-os-x-lion/



David Lau
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williamsdl1
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Re: Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

09-27-2013 10:53 AM in reply to: williamsdl1

I only have Alias 2014 on my machine and I tried deleting a folder named "UserPrefs2014" that I found in;

 

Users/Username/Library/Preferences/Autodesk/Alias/

 

That didnt seem to work. Ive tried uninstalling and reinstalling it but that didnt work either. I have 2013 on my PC and it never gives me any issues. 

 

Any other suggestions?

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david.lau
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Re: Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

09-27-2013 11:15 AM in reply to: williamsdl1
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williamsdl1
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Re: Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

09-27-2013 01:16 PM in reply to: david.lau

So I downloaded the .dmg for alias automotve in that link there and installed it. 

 

Install went fine and started up- says "Evaluating Licenses" shows pinwheel mouse in splash page but stops responding. 

I went to the activity monitor and it lists Alies as "(Not Responding)" in red. 

 

Here are some screen shots of what I'm looking at and what is going on. 

 

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williamsdl1
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Re: Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

09-27-2013 01:17 PM in reply to: williamsdl1
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williamsdl1
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Re: Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

10-10-2013 05:38 AM in reply to: williamsdl1

Any Ideas?

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david.lau
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Re: Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

10-21-2013 09:01 AM in reply to: williamsdl1

Can you upload a system profiler information of your Mac?

 

http://upandready.typepad.com/up_and_ready/2013/01/tip-getting-your-system-information.html

 

I have noticed that 10.8 can't export as 'Text'.



David Lau
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williamsdl1
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Re: Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

10-21-2013 12:05 PM in reply to: williamsdl1

Heres a screen shot of my system information

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david.lau
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Re: Alias Automotive 2014 Freezes on Startup

10-21-2013 12:16 PM in reply to: williamsdl1

Can you go into System Preferences > Energy Saver > Uncheck "Automatic graphics switching"?  I want to use the more power video card even when in 'battery" mode.

 

When you reset preferences for Alias, do you get a choice to choose your mode? i.e. Default/Modeling/Paint.

 

I am running Alias Automotive 2014 on a MacBook Pro with a Radeon HD 6750M card.



David Lau

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