These two are correct Kurt, Windows 9x/ME uses a different type of internal
resource management, which Max was not designed for. These OS's are
consumer-grade, not workstation-grade. Running a massive application like
Max on Win ME is the equivalent of driving a big rig through a residential
neighborhood. Sooner or later, it will get stuck!
> Just read what Render8tor wrote. ME is a sort black plaque of the
> operating systems. Avoid it if you can. I've heard nothing good
> about it and some of my friends who tried it moved to W2K.
> > Hi,
> > I was hoping that someone may be able to help me. I recently
> > reinstalled 3DS Max v2 onto my PC - I cannot get the Material
> > Editor to open.
> > I am running Windows ME with 256Mb RAM. I have unistalled the
> > product and reinstalled back to the same machine and the problem
> > still persists. I have also tried installing to another machine
> > that is running W2K and the Material Editor opens no problems.
> > Has anyone run into this issue with Windows ME before? Has
> > anyone got any ideas as I would love not to have to rebuild my
> > PC :-)
> > Thanks
> > Kurt