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Filemaker 9 crashes on startup

Question asked by SteveM on May 17, 2010
Latest reply on May 25, 2010 by SteveM


Filemaker 9 crashes on startup


I am running FM Pro 9.0.3 on both a MacBook Air and a MacBook Pro, but FM crashes on the MacBook Air where it worked before. I get the


I tried installing a trial version of 9.0 and had the same problem, but FM 11 works fine, as does v. 8.5. I am running OS X 10.6.3. The simplest solution would be to upgrade to FM 11, but I would like to wait a bit if I can get v. 9 working.


Any suggestions on where I should look? I don't know how to read the error report, but this looks suspiciously relevant:


Exception Type:  EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGBUS)
Exception Codes: KERN_PROTECTION_FAILURE at 0x0000000000000005
Crashed Thread:  0  Dispatch queue:

Thanks in advance for any help.