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Lightwave 3D 7 start-up

Lightwave 3D 7 start-up

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I just got Lightwave but when I open it, it says "Connecting to Hub" and freezes.  What's wrong?

RE: Lightwave 3D 7 start-up

Does hub.exe work?  it is in the same directory as lightwav.exe.  The icon will appear in the task tray.

You will find better response at the forums at newtek.com.  Nobody reads this particular forum.

RE: Lightwave 3D 7 start-up

Also, are you running a software firewall such as ZoneAlarm?

Since LightWave uses TCP/IP to communicate through the Hub, I used to find that ZA caused Lightwave to crash on startup (unfortunately can't remember how I solved this one since I no longer use ZA).

If you are running such a firewall, try disabling it and starting LW again.

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e: mark.edwards@infrasolve.com
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RE: Lightwave 3D 7 start-up

Any firewall will mess with hub.exe if the firewall prevents TCP/IP communication from this program or Lightwave.  Rather than disabling the firewall entirely, find the settings/preferences and allow hub.exe, lightwav.exe and modeler.exe to communicate any way they want.

I guess I was wrong - - there are folks that read this forum.

RE: Lightwave 3D 7 start-up

I pop in occationally, but there seems to be more and more non newtek posts in here.

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