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Posted (edited) · Slicing wont start

It was working before the upgrade and once I switch It stopped but at the same time but can cancel the slicing. I waited 30-mins to see if anything would happen and nothing. I don't even get hit with a can't slice message. The log of the slicing from the cura.log file is below 

2019-06-26 18:32:03,953 - DEBUG - [MainThread] CuraEngineBackend.CuraEngineBackend.slice [225]: Starting to slice...
2019-06-26 18:32:03,954 - DEBUG - [MainThread] CuraEngineBackend.CuraEngineBackend.slice [243]: Going to slice build plate [0]!
2019-06-26 18:32:03,959 - DEBUG - [MainThread] UM.Backend.Backend._createSocket [211]: Previous socket existed. Closing that first.
2019-06-26 18:32:04,232 - DEBUG - [MainThread] UM.Backend.Backend._logSocketState [171]: Socket state changed to Listening
2019-06-26 18:32:04,235 - ERROR - [MainThread] UM.Logger.logException [84]: Exception: Unable to find backend executable: E:\Program Files\Ultimaker Cura 4.1\CuraEngine.exe
2019-06-26 18:32:04,239 - ERROR - [MainThread] UM.Logger.logException [88]: Traceback (most recent call last):
2019-06-26 18:32:04,241 - ERROR - [MainThread] UM.Logger.logException [88]:   File "X:\4.1\build\inst\lib\python3.5\site-packages\UM\Backend\Backend.py", line 126, in _runEngineProcess
2019-06-26 18:32:04,245 - ERROR - [MainThread] UM.Logger.logException [88]:   File "subprocess.py", line 911, in __init__
2019-06-26 18:32:04,247 - ERROR - [MainThread] UM.Logger.logException [88]:   File "subprocess.py", line 1126, in _get_handles
2019-06-26 18:32:04,249 - ERROR - [MainThread] UM.Logger.logException [88]:   File "subprocess.py", line 1006, in _get_devnull
2019-06-26 18:32:04,252 - ERROR - [MainThread] UM.Logger.logException [88]: FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'nul'
2019-06-26 18:32:04,394 - DEBUG - [MainThread] CuraEngineBackend.CuraEngineBackend._onStartSliceCompleted [429]: Sending slice message took 0.43984293937683105 seconds



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    Posted · Slicing wont start

    Do you happen to have a firewall or a virus scanner running? They might block cura from accessing the file. Alternatively, you could also try to run Cura with admin rights.

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    Posted · Slicing wont start

    I was able to fix it I had change a few settings for my ram in the register editor and i'm guessing it was not giving the CuraEngine.exe enough to fully run that would be my guess. Thank you for the help tho

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    Posted · Slicing wont start

    Could you share what settings you had to change?

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    Posted · Slicing wont start

    I found that turning off the paged memory was stopping the slicing process.  

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    Posted · Slicing wont start

    hi there

    just wanted to say that i have tried a lot to get cure to slice and nothing has worked up till now:) i tried the paged memory thing and different cura versions with no success but then i had a brain fart :) i thought .... its struggling with something:/ anyways all i did was changed my support "support pattern" to triangle and hit slice and the twat worked 🤔so hope this helps someone

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