When 3ds Max 2013 launches the 1st time,
the MassFX Toolbar is displayed,
followed by "MAXScript Callback script Exception" window,
followed by "Unknown system exception" window,
followed by: "Application will now close" window.
Sequential Screen shots attached in an Excel Spreadsheet.
My system is an Intel Core duo Wolfdale Processor 2.93GHz+ 4GB Ram+ Windows XP Pro Service pack 3
I have been running 3ds Max 2010 32 bit quite well for 2 years.
The solution was: re-read the System Requirements. I had to install a graphics card. 2010 worked great from my MSI motherboard. It so happens that I had a graphics card that works with 3ds Max 2013 32bit WinXP Pro. I had previously removed it because it caused to my system to reboot randomly (even with a 550W Power Supply). So I guess I have to buy a replacement graphics card now. I will try to select one from the Autodesk recommendations listed at: