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OK Guys,

Here's where I'm at now.

I've downloaded Cura 3 times. (Ver 7)

Installed/uninstalled 3 times from 'each' d/l

Deleted files and folders as suggested in another post.

Changed all the permissions to run in Admin Mode.

And nothing works... Cura will not run... not even a splash screen

What I'm thinking of trying:

Use Windows uninstall

then clean out APPDATA/ROAMING/LOCAL of any files/folders left behind.

then RegEdit and clear out anything pointing to Cura.

then try another install.

Anybody got any other ideas I could try?!?!?!

Grandpa Bill

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What version did work? If a normal re-install doesn't work than a 'clean' re-install is a good way to go.

You could try to look in the log-files $User/AppData/Roaming/cura/2.7/ if there are error's

Roaming/cura/2.7 was blank... the only folder in there was plugins and that was empty.

This is what I found in APPDATA/Local/Cura/stderr

Fatal Python error: Segmentation fault

Current thread 0x0000027c

(most recent call first):


File "D:\2.7\build\inst\lib\python3.5\site-packages\UM\View\GL\OpenGLContext.py",

line 29 in setContext

File "D:\2.7\build\inst\lib\python3.5\site-packages\UM\View\GL\OpenGLContext.py",

line 104 in detectBestOpenGLVersion

File "D:\2.7\build\inst\lib\python3.5\site-packages\UM\Qt\QtApplication.py",

line 71 in __init__

File "D:\2.7\build\inst\lib\python3.5\site-packages\cura\CuraApplication.py",

line 205 in __init__

File "D:\2.7\build\inst\lib\python3.5\site-packages\UM\Application.py",

line 316 in getInstance

File "D:\2.7\build\inst\bin\cura_app.py", line 72 in

File "Console.py",

line 24 in

File "",

line 634 in _load_backward_compatible

File "",

line 664 in _load_unlocked

File "",

line 958 in _find_and_load_unlocked

File "",

line 969 in _find_and_load

File "__startup__.py",

line 12 in

File "",

line 634 in _load_backward_compatible

File "",

line 664 in _load_unlocked

File "",

line 958 in _find_and_load_unlocked

File "",

line 969 in _find_and_load

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Well guys, it looks like I need a geek more advanced than me....

I completely wiped out 2.7 and rebooted.

Installed the new 3.0.3 version and it "STILL" won't run.

Nothing loads not even the start up splash screen.

As I said in the beginning, This is a Toshiba Laptop with a brand

new hard drive and a 'factory' restore using their restore disks.

(OS is: Windows 7 Home Premium)

Then did all the updates from both Windows and Toshiba.

So some where there's a problem that I can't find.

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