So I installed After Effects CS6 on my windows computer. My computer goes way above and beyond the system requirements, but AE keeps crashing. Typically, it seems to happen any time I start doing anything unrelated to the after effects program such as opening a web browser or even something as simple as clicking outside the after effects window. I already updated it and I adjusted the ram and memory setting to leave room for other applications, but that hasn't helped. The program is just rediculously unstable. Is there a solution beyond uninstalling and re-installing? Because that's the only thing I can think of that I haven't tried yet.
Check your display drivers, your updates, your 3rd party software that's related to video. Something is causing a conflict. AE is very picky about what else is going on and can be fouled up by all kinds of driver or video codec or other video editing apps.
Rick's suggestions are important ones.
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