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Posted · Updated from v4 to v5 and slicing just stops now

I updated the version for MacOS from V4 to v5. When I did a slice of a modest model using V4 it completed the slice within a minute without trouble. When I updated to v5 and loaded the same model, and asked for a slice with the same config for the same printer, v5 starts but hangs halfway through slicing and blows the CPU usage to 100% plus plus...

 

Is there something I should know about this update? Am I naively thinking I could just exchange V4 for v5 and go to town? Any hot tips about how to migrate from v4 to v5 for me? I am glad to tinker a bit, but clearly this is a problem I was not prepared for.

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    Posted · Updated from v4 to v5 and slicing just stops now

    Sorry your having issues..
    First I recommend making sure your system supports v5 - system requirements etc changed on that release.
    Article: https://support.makerbot.com/s/article/1667410778209

    Additionally one of the main changes of the v5 update... was well a full update to the core slicing engine which rendered most v4 profiles useless and in some cases broken. You might need to rebuild your profiles.
    Details about project files can be found here: https://support.makerbot.com/s/article/1667417419507
     

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