For the second time since purchasing Premiere Pro, the application will not start.... The flash-screen is up for a while and then disappears.... On the first occasion, the recommended cure was to uninstall the entire CS5 suite and re-install. While this worked, I am sincerely hoping this is not what I am going to have to so again.
On this occasion, I had been running PP without a problem... I then noticed, the Matrox MX02 was not powered up... I exited PP (without saving) powered up Matrox and then restarted PP - or tried to. I rebooted the PC... No joy.
I am running PP 5.5.1
Just out of interest, all other CS5 apps work OK.
Some guidance would be appreciated....
L'histoire se repête.
Matrox builds a great repution of defunct drivers and problems. Maybe consider using Matrox stuff in the way it was designed for, as a doorstop.
I guess now that I have at leat a temporary fix, I can have a good laugh at your suggestion!
The crew I purchased the gear from (Adobe and Matrox) appear to point the finger at Adobe with this issue - MAtrox would seem to be in the 'clear'.
In my experience of Adobe's NLE products (and Matrox too for that matter) I have had more problems with Adobe than Matrox. Up until this problem, however, I have usually found 'workarounds'...With this issue, a workaround is difficult when PP fails to start and only copious amounts of incomprenhsible text in a log file to go by.
I did spend more time searching the Forum and by using slightly different words, I did get this as a potential solution:
"Try starting while holding Alt and Shift. This will reset all preferences and clear the plug-in cache." - This from Tod Kapriva.
This seems to have worked.... but I would like to know where the instability lies...