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sqlite: error opening db – unable to open database

April 4, 2011 | 9:13 pm

Hi, I’m receiving the following message in the max window on launching the application… anyone know what I can do to fix it?

sqlite: error opening db – unable to open database

It just fills the window, and quitting the app causes a crash

thanks


April 4, 2011 | 9:14 pm

I should add its not permissions, apparently


April 4, 2011 | 9:32 pm

—Make sure your HD name has only alphanumeric characters. No "/" , etc.

–Try a clean install + trash preferences

Assuming you’re on MacOS, remove these items:

1. ~/Library/Preferences/Max5 Preferences Folder
2. /Applications/Max5

Then download and reinstall the latest Max 5 release

If still no luck, send a note in to support


April 10, 2011 | 2:57 pm

Hi,

Jut occurred to me I’d forgotten to reply.

Yeah, i did the usual plists and permissions, blah blah.

It actually turned out my drive was corrupt, and a fresh OS install was the only thing that fixed it :/

all sorted now though, thanks for your reply


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