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Can't open any .max files.

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12-23-2010 03:27 AM



A have a problem which I admit I might have created with my very own hands. Still I would really appreciate any help and input.

The matter:

1. 3ds Max Design 2011 on Windows XP 32x working just fine.

2. I was removing some in not needed any more software - through control panel - add remove programs.

3. After these actions when I open Max and try to open any .max file - I get a crash. Sometimes the scene will load, and I can see the content for a second or two - then it crashes, and sometimes even without that I get a standards error: An error has occured and the application will close..."

4. It doesn't matter what type of file I am trying to open - .max, .fbx, each time the same happens.

5. Same thing with importing, merging etc.

6. Even if I open new scene, create anything, save it and try to reopen - CRASH!

7. Tried to reinstall - no improvement.

8. Tried to repair - no improvement

9. Tried to switch graphic driver - no improvement.



I understand that I might have removed something Max needs. At that time I was 100% sure I was removing really irrelevant stuff - but it doesn't look like a coincidence.


Does anybody has any idea what I could possibly do to solve the issue?\


Thanks in advance,




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