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Not possible to drag grooves from EZdrummer into a clip slot

  • Live Versions: 8 - 9
  • Operating System: Windows 7 / Vista

Symptom

It is not possible to drag MIDI grooves from EZdrummer into a MIDI clip slot of Live 8.

Reason

Live does not run with administrator rights.

Solution

Run the Live application as Admin:

  • Prior to Live 8.3:
    C:\Program Files\Ableton\Live 8.x.x\Program\Live 8.x.x.exe
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Ableton\Live 8.x.x\Program\Live 8.x.x.exe
  • Since Live 8.3:
    C:\ProgramData\Ableton\Live 8\Program\Live 8.exe
  • Right-click on the Live 8.x.x.exe and select 'Run as administrator'

Additional Information

Please refer to the following knowledge base article for further informations how to access hidden folders on Windows and Mac OS X.

Related tags: plug-ins