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How to perform a fresh re-installation of Max for Live

  • Live-Versionen: 9
  • Betriebssystem: ALL

To fix certain issues, it may be necessary to perform a fresh re-installation of Max for Live. Below is a step-by-step guide outlining how to do this.

Removing Max for Live Completely

First open Live and remove the M4L Packs under the Packs section of the browser by right-clicking each of the Packs and choosing "Delete".


Uninstall Max For Live Pack

Next, uninstall Max 6 via the 'Control Panel/Software' (Win) or remove the application folder (Mac OSX).


Macintosh HD/Applications/Max 6.1/

Now remove the following folders:

Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8:

C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Cycling '74\Max 6 Preferences Files\

Max Preferences for the 32-bit version

C:\Program Files (x86)\Cycling '74\Max 6.1\

Max Preferences for the 64-bit version

C:\Program Files\Cycling '74\Max 6.1\

Windows XP:

C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Cycling '74\Max 6 Preferences Files\

C:\Program Files\Cycling '74\Max 6.1\


Macintosh HD:/Users/[username]/Library/Application Support/Cycling '74/


Please note that the Macintosh HD:/Users/[username]/Library on Mac OS X Mountain Lion is hidden by default.  You can find this folder with the steps on this page:

How to access hidden folders on Windows and Mac OSX

Reinstalling Max for Live 

Finally, follow this guide to re-install Max for Live.


Related topics: Installation Setup