Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Cura 4.8.0 crashes in Win7 when trying to open files


702fabio
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted · Cura 4.8.0 crashes in Win7 when trying to open files

So I downloaded 4.7.x (what was available last week) and installed it on my Win7 machine.  Install went fine.  Setup went fine.  Tried to load in a model file and once I clicked the open folder in the upper left Cura crashed out.   I didn't have time to mess with it so I kept using the Creality slicer for my CR-10.  Well I have some time this week.  I saw a similar post about Cura not working on a win7 machine so I tried running it in compatibility mode.   All of them.  Same result.  So I went on the website to see if I could go back a version or two and saw you released 4.8.  Figured I'd give it a try to see.  Same exact result.

 

Cura opens up just fine.  I can explore the menus like normal.  I did notice that when I tried to import a filament type I got the same error which leads me to believe it is something in the way Cura is trying to access explorer or when it goes to open the file system.  I always get:

 

Cura.exe has stopped working.

 

then windows closes it.

 

I'd like to give the program a try, but even trying all compatibility modes (even Vista...yuck I can't believe I just typed that) I get the same result.

 

Thanks in advance!

_Jessie

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    • 1 month later...

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
     Share

    • Our picks

      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 11 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...