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  • Cannot get Resolve 15 to load

    Posted by Tom Matthies on April 18, 2018 at 2:29 pm

    Posting in this forum as well as the Resolve forum

    Downloaded and installed Resolve 15 beta today. I uninstalled Resolve 14 first. The first time I ran it it got up to the point where it asked to update the database, which I OK’ed. It then started up, got to the “Ready” page and quit. It won’t load past that point. No errors…just Doink! and it’s gone. Resolve 14 studio ran without issues
    I am loading the Studio version of 15 with the Dongle installed. It won’t even try to load without the Dongle so it’s seeing that OK. Is the Studio version ready to download yet or is there another issue?
    Ran Disk Warrior on the boot drive, cleaned things up and repaired permissions.
    What am I missing…other than the fact that it’s a Beta version?

    iMac 27″ late 2015
    3.2 Ghz Quad i5
    24GB RAM

    Not my monkeys. Not my circus.

    Not my monkeys. Not my circus.

    Ken Wood replied 6 years ago 2 Members · 3 Replies
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  • Ken Wood

    April 25, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    I’m not a Apple guy but maybe I can help.
    Did you get any errors during install?
    DVR 15 (as does all DVR versions) requires) PostgreSQL to be installed. My current version on my PC is 9.5. Can you check to see if PostgreSQL got installed?
    If not, I would try to reinstall V14 as it should properly install SQL dbs.
    Your uninstall of V14 may have uninstalled all the SQL stuff.
    On my install of 15 Beta I did not uninstall 14 and it worked AOk.
    As 15 is beta, all the install quirks make not have been fixed as yet.


  • Tom Matthies

    April 26, 2018 at 3:58 pm

    Thank you for the suggestion. I reinstalled v15 without first deleting v14 and it seems to have worked. I can get v15 to open now and it seems to be working so far.

    Not my monkeys. Not my circus.

  • Ken Wood

    April 26, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    Great, pleased that i could help.
    BTW: Casey Faris has some great new DVR 15 videos on YouTube. His technique on matching cameras is really good:

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