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Windows 7: 3d studio max freezing in win 7

05 Mar 2010   #1

windows 7
3d studio max freezing in win 7

I've just upgraded to windows 7 and ive just installed 3d studio max 8 back on to my system and as soon as it launches it starts to load the main screen then freezes.
Now ive had no problems when i was running xp but just cant seem to get it running on windows 7.

my rig is:-
athlon x2 2.2ghz
4gb ram
2 * 7800gto 512mb graphics cards in sli
2* 250gb hdd's

ive made sure ive got the latest graphics drivers and that DX is update aswell. any ideas what i could do next?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Why not call up Autodesk and ask them?

They have no support for Windows 7 at this time,

You are wondering about support for running 3ds Max 2010 and 3ds Max Design 2010 on a computer using Windows 7


Windows 7 is not a tested environment for 3ds Max 2010, 3ds Max Design 2010, and previous versions. Please be aware that while nothing may prevent you from using Windows 7 and these products, we may not be able to resolve every issue you encounter at this time.

I would try to launch it in Windows XP SP3 Compatibility mode. Right click on the Icon, click on Properties, click on Compatibility, then check Windows XP SP3.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Mar 2010   #3

windows 7

First thing i did was click on the compability mode and set to xp sp3 but no joy im afraid.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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