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Registered: ‎09-28-2011
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Maya 2012 Won't Launch

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09-28-2011 03:44 PM



I recently Installed the Student version of Maya 2012. The installation was a bit bumpy at first because I didnt have Microsoft .net 4 installed or whatever. But after I got that installed, Maya 2012 installed with no issues.


Now when I go to actually Launch Maya though, only the output window pops up. The program never actually starts up. Although in my task manager it says its running at about 33mb of memory.


I am on:

-Windows 7 64x

-Intel i7 920

-GeForce GTX 460


Does anyone have any solutions? I don't even get an error from Maya, and I have tried unistalling it and reinstalling multiple times.


ALSO, Maya 2011, and 2010 have the same exact issue! Please help.


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Message 2 of 4 (1,496 Views)

Re: Maya 2012 Won't Launch

09-29-2011 03:14 AM in reply to: lawnknome52

If there is any other application blocked your program startup? especially anti-virus, you can try to close them and then start Maya.

Emily Xu
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Registered: ‎06-18-2008
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Re: Maya 2012 Won't Launch

09-29-2011 08:07 PM in reply to: lawnknome52
Can you delete your prefs for Maya to reset it back to default?

Documents > Maya > 2012 > prefs

The GTX card is not supported for Maya.

David Lau
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Registered: ‎11-08-2012
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Re: Maya 2012 Won't Launch

11-08-2012 06:01 PM in reply to: lawnknome52

I'm having the same issue- tried solutions listed here and none of it works. So many hours wasted today :'(

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