Final Cut Pro doesn't open on ONE profile on iMac w/ Mavericks

Posted on 2014-08-20
Last Modified: 2015-02-10
I am migrating several users from a 2009 iMac running Lion to a 2014 iMac w/fusion drive running Mavericks with FCPX and the software runs in every profile except the one I auto-login to every day. This is a lab machine and I have re-installed, fixed permissions, deleted several plist files, run it in all other user profiles (they all work) checked to make sure everything is updated. Watched activity monitor, checked logs (no specific error code I can share). I even created a new profile and it works there? Any other suggestions?

Question by:rheckber
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    by:Justin Smith
    I might suggest that you try naming one that works as your default profile. Migrate everything over to the auto-login one that doesn't work, then switch it back if you would like. I would say the best profile to switch the default tag to is the one you created that is new. This way, once you migrate the stuff over to the 2014 platform, you can switch back to that profile and delete the new one you created.

    Accepted Solution

    This issue turned out to be a file structure creation issue. The user in question had pointed to a partition in DeepFreeze. Since the new iMacs had fusion drives, we couldn't use DeepFreeze anymore. Once we took out the command to store them in the DF partition and recreated the folders under the user, we were all set.

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    Figured it out

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