Introduction to Maya - Modeling Fundamentals Vol 1
This course will look at the fundamentals of modeling in Maya with an emphasis on creating good topology. We'll look at what makes a good model in Maya and why objects are modeled in the way they are.
# 1 29-12-2009 , 03:24 PM
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trouble starting maya 2009

hey guys, just wondering if anyone would be able to help me

when i start up maya it starts to load then comes to a hult, script box pops up and then it reels this information off:

// Error: file: D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/scripts/startup/layerEditor.mel line 4138: Could not find attribute named "defaultRenderLayer.precompTemplate" //
// Error: Fur::executeCommand MayaState: (kFailure): Unexpected Internal Failure //
// Error: file: D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/scripts/startup/autoLoadPlugin.mel line 46: initializePlugin function failed (Fur) //
// MayaLive version 2009.04.08.0023// mental ray for Maya 10.0
// mental ray for Maya: using startup file D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/maya.rayrc
// mental ray for Maya: setup
// mental ray for Maya: initialize
// mental ray for Maya: using 1 license
// mental ray for Maya: register extensions
// mental ray Node Factory: loaded
// mental ray for Maya: successfully registered
// mental ray for Maya: loading startup file: D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/maya.rayrc
// parsing D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/include/AdskShaderSDKWrappers.mi
// generating Maya nodes...
// parsing D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/include/architectural.mi
// loading D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/lib/architectural.dll
// generating Maya nodes...
// parsing D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/include/base.mi
// loading D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/lib/base.dll
// generating Maya nodes...
// parsing D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/include/contour.mi
// loading D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/lib/contour.dll
// generating Maya nodes...
// parsing D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/include/paint.mi
// loading D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/lib/paint.dll
// generating Maya nodes...
// parsing D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/include/physics.mi
// loading D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/lib/physics.dll
// generating Maya nodes...
// parsing D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/include/production.mi
// loading D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/lib/production.dll
// generating Maya nodes...
// parsing D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/include/subsurface.mi
// loading D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/lib/subsurface.dll
// generating Maya nodes...
// parsing D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/include/surfaceSampler.mi
// loading D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/mentalray/lib/surfaceSampler.dll
// generating Maya nodes...
// cgfxShader 4.4 for Maya 2009.0 (Apr 8 2009)
// Error: file: D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/scripts/live/mlCreateUI.mel line 155: Object not found: . //
// Error: file: D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/scripts/others/mentalrayUI.mel line 1615: Object not found: mainRenderMenu. //
// Error: file: D:/Program Files/Autodesk/Maya2009/scripts/others/addMenuItemSafe.mel line 63: Object not found: mainRenderMenu. //

does anyone have any ideas what could cause this? or any solutions?

many thanks

# 2 29-12-2009 , 03:31 PM
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You are missing some important .dll files ... try to reinstall

# 3 03-01-2010 , 08:33 AM
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This is not a dll issue, but a mel issue; but you should reinstall anyways. You should always install applications to your C (root) drive. This could be your problem.

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