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Cura 2.1 not starting properly on Win7 x64


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Posted · Cura 2.1 not starting properly on Win7 x64

Hello,

I downloaded the latest version of Cura and installed it. However when I open the program all it gives are two empty windows. One saying add printer with a white background and the other saying cura with a black background. Once I exit the white window in front however, the software just crashes.

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What can I do?

Thanks,

Kevin

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    Posted · Cura 2.1 not starting properly on Win7 x64

    Try running Cura as Administrator:

    Right click on the Cura icon and select "Run as Administrator"

    If that works, you may not have had Administrator privileges when you installed Cura.

    You can either uninstall Cura and then re-install as an Admin or change Cura to always start as Administrator:

    Right-click on Cura icon and select Properties, under the Compatibility tab check the box "Run this program as an Administrator". Then click "Ok"

    Hope this helps.

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    Posted · Cura 2.1 not starting properly on Win7 x64

     

    @DaHai8 I tryed that. Didn't fix it though. In the mean time I managed to get a different version, version 15.04.06 . That version works. However, I am curious to why Cura 2.1 doesn't.

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    Posted · Cura 2.1 not starting properly on Win7 x64

    Did you update your graphic card drivers?

     

    Good man yourself!

    That was it. I'm not sure why I didn't think of that before. I'm using the inbuilt graphics, AMD 760g. Works a treat now.

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