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Max opens Patches automatically after crash

Jan 16 2012 | 10:07 pm

I’ve got a stupid problem. After a crash max opens the crashed patch again. in fact it would work, but because max opens in 2 times it crashes when i close the obsolete patch, with the result that it opens when just starting max again 2 times the patch.
Crazy, i never had these problems before. It happens on Mac Mini (i5 and i7 core duo) with OSX Lion and max version 10.7.
I would be glad if Max didn’t open any patches on starting just Max.


Jan 16 2012 | 10:59 pm

Maybe deleting the Max preferences might help. Or maybe putting the patch that makes Max crash somewhere else might work as well.

Jan 17 2012 | 10:33 am

that´s very likely the lions fault: OSX Lion has this new feature of remembering open files for each program, restoring the documents when you re-open the program (eg max with your max-patch).
i am not on lion right now, but in the system settings under the general tab there should be a toggle somewhere at the bottom saying "restore windows when quitting and reopening apps". might help to disable, so your patch does not get loaded twice.
best, hons

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