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Old 11-12-2006, 03:22 PM   #1
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Default maya is unstable for me

I have downloaded and reinstalled maya 5 times but still when I open it within a short time period of me trying to do things with Maya it crashes with a maya exe error.

it says maya is unstanble and it has memory errors? or something like that...let me go crash it again real quick and see...

ok it says "maya consisentcy failure. Maya is unstable.

whats going on? I have a pimped out new computer!

heres my basic dxdiag

Time of this report: 12/12/2006, 16:24:22
Machine name:
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+, MMX, 3DNow (2 CPUs), ~2.2GHz
Memory: 2046MB RAM
Page File: 367MB used, 3571MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

Display Devices
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 7300 GS
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_01DF&SUBSYS_342A1458&REV_A1
Display Memory: 512.0 MB
Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: Plug and Play Monitor
Monitor Max Res: 1600,1200
Driver Name: nv4_disp.dll
Driver Version: 6.14.0010.9371 (English)
DDI Version: 9 (or higher)
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 10/22/2006 12:22:00, 4527488 bytes
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Old 11-12-2006, 08:18 PM   #2
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When you say you've downloaded Maya, you're talking about the Personal Learning Edition right?

I just ask because it is not possible to get a legal download of Maya Complete or Unlimited which could be your problem. It's probably best not to ask for help if you're using dodgy software but if I have grabbed the wrong end of the stick please accept my apologies and if I were you I would get in touch with Autodesk Technical Help...

click for contact phone numbers

hope that helps,


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yes the personnel edition 7.0.1.

i sent the tech guys and email and they told me i wasnt qualified to ask them for help....illl try your phone numbers though.
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