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Error message: "Live cannot access the undo history file and is switching to a memory based undo" when opening Live

  • Live Versions: 4 - 9
  • Operating System: ALL

Please try trashing the Undo.cfg file and the Preferences.cfg file. You will find these files in the following paths:

Windows XP

\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Ableton\Live x.x.x\Preferences\

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Ableton\Live x.x.x\Preferences\

Mac OS X

/Users/[username]/Library/Preferences/Ableton/Live x.x.x/

Please refer to the following knowledge base article for further information on how to access hidden folders on Windows and Mac OSX.

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