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I just installed Cura on windows 10 but i can't start it up because it doesn't go past the splash screen. does anyone know what to make of the log? thanks

ERROR:Cura\util\pymclevel\materials.py:Failed to read minecraft.yaml using pkg_resources. Trying pymclevel\minecraft.yaml instead.
Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "Cura\util\pymclevel\materials.py", line 159, in addYamlBlocksFromFile
   import pkg_resources
 File "C:\Program Files (x86)\Cura_15.04.4\python\lib\site-packages\pkg_resources.py", line 698, in 
   class Environment(object):
 File "C:\Program Files (x86)\Cura_15.04.4\python\lib\site-packages\pkg_resources.py", line 701, in Environment
   def __init__(self, search_path=None, platform=get_supported_platform(), python=PY_MAJOR):
 File "C:\Program Files (x86)\Cura_15.04.4\python\lib\site-packages\pkg_resources.py", line 96, in get_supported_platform
   plat = get_build_platform(); m = macosVersionString.match(plat)
 File "C:\Program Files (x86)\Cura_15.04.4\python\lib\site-packages\pkg_resources.py", line 221, in get_build_platform
   from distutils.util import get_platform
ImportError: No module named distutils.util
Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "C:\Program Files (x86)\Cura_15.04.4\python\lib\site-packages\wx-2.8-msw-unicode\wx\_core.py", line 14660, in 
   lambda event: event.callable(*event.args, **event.kw) )
 File "Cura\gui\splashScreen.py", line 15, in DoCallback
 File "Cura\gui\app.py", line 103, in afterSplashCallback
   from Cura.gui import mainWindow
 File "Cura\gui\mainWindow.py", line 22, in 
   from Cura.gui.tools import minecraftImport
 File "Cura\gui\tools\minecraftImport.py", line 14, in 
   from Cura.util.pymclevel import mclevel
 File "Cura\util\pymclevel\__init__.py", line 4, in 
   from indev import MCIndevLevel
 File "Cura\util\pymclevel\indev.py", line 63, in 
   from level import MCLevel
 File "Cura\util\pymclevel\level.py", line 7, in 
   import blockrotation
 File "Cura\util\pymclevel\blockrotation.py", line 1, in 
   from materials import alphaMaterials
 File "Cura\util\pymclevel\materials.py", line 292, in 
 File "Cura\util\pymclevel\materials.py", line 168, in addYamlBlocksFromFile
   f = file(path)
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'pymclevel\\minecraft.yaml'

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Uhm. The solution is very silly I'm affraid. Remove minecraft from your system.

Well that would help if I had Minecraft on my sytem.

I have very little on the computer because I use it almost exclusively for 3D printing.

I tried messing around with glut.dll as suggested in previous posts but that didn't work.  Also it is present in one of the python subdirectories

The only software I have installed recently is GiMP.

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I had the same problem. (possible cause: using AVG TuneUp registry clean-up).

Uninstalling Cura and Minecraft didn't help.

I found that it helps to make the following change to Cura\util\pymclevel\materials.py



    def addYamlBlocksFromFile(self, filename):       if  yaml is None:           return




    def addYamlBlocksFromFile(self, filename):       if True:           return


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I finally solved it on my Win7 computer. I am using UM original after a very long time. I tried newer Cura 2.6 version but could not get same results as using older Cura 14 version.

The error was obvious:

"ImportError: No module named distutils.util"

I already had Python installed. So I copied folder C:\Python27\Lib\distutils to C:\cura14\python\Lib\distutils and now the error is gone.

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