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  1. Thanks for pointing that out. The UI looks different on my system, but I see how to do it.

    Anyway, I tried the update again today, and it worked. BandLab Assistant correctly indicated that my Cakewalk wasn't updated and proceeded to update it. The cause must have been the back-end problem mentioned in another topic.

    Apps & Features still shows BandLab Assistant 5.0.6 and 5.2.0. Maybe it doesn't matter.

  2. I think I have a slightly different version of the rabbit hole. I use Edge to download the BandLab Assistant exe to a folder on my D drive. That's OK. But when I run the bandlab-assistant-windows-latest.exe (as administrator), I get "Windows Defender Firewall has blocked some features of this app." 

    That seems harmless, since I can click "Allow access." I can get past that and sign in to BandLab. But then it tells me that Cakewalk is up to date.  (The Cakewalk About box says 2020.04.)

    Maybe the problem is that in Apps & Features, I can't uninstall BandLab Assistant 5.0.6.  When I try to, it uninstalls 5.2.0.  If I try again to uninstall 5.0.6, I get

    "Windows cannot find "C:\Users\Myname\AppData\Local\Programs\bandlab-assistant\Uninstall Bandlab Assistant.exe."  And when I look for that file in File Explorer, it's not there.

    Any suggestions?

  3. Translation: I just bought the Behringer UNC202 HD interface, and I can't make it record with Cakewalk. I already installed the interface drive [maybe CD?]. I installed Asio4all, and when I try to record, the program gives me this error message: "It was not possible to open the audio recording device. The device doesn't support the current audio format or it is in use." Please, I need help.

  4. Check out The Case Against Free Will by David Lieberman.

    Also think of the brain as a computer, with inputs and processing. The inputs are your experience. The processing is either built in or based on your experience.

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  5. The problem with the silent track I mentioned is still in the original song, but I can't reproduce it in other songs.

    BTW I noticed that while patch names are displayed in Massive X when the song is saved and reopened, the preset's category is lost. It's always "All Types."

    Also, in a saved and reopened file, there's always an asterisk by the preset name. I guess that means the patch has been changed, but I don't see it until I save the song and reopen it.

  6. Plus some new factory presets. Among other fixes, it displays envelopes graphically and saves preset names. I tested this in Cakewalk.

    Edit: I layered two instances, but only one plays after I save, close, and reopen the file. Tried it with another file, and it works OK. Anybody else?

  7. I'm a little disappointed with this update. It didn't fix the problems that were bothering me:

    - When you reopen a Cakewalk project file, the MX preset name isn't displayed. The workaround (close the MX UI and reopen it) doesn't work for me.

    - The user preset folder doesn't support subfolders.

    - Only a few pieces of the manual are available.

    NI seems to be working on these issues, so I guess we just need patience.

  8. Every time I started Windows, I got a huge ad from Magix.  Changing settings in Windows Notifications didn't touch it. Hitting the monitor with my fist didn't help either. Here's what did.

    Start -> Administrative Tools -> Task Scheduler.
    Click Task Scheduler Library (on left).
    Find Connect on the right and click it.
    Optional - open Connect and look at the Actions. You'll see ...MAGIX\Connect...
    Right-click Connect and select Disable.

    Is there a better subforum for this kind of tip? If there is, I hope the forum admins will move it there.

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  9. I have a niece about that age who was diagnosed about a year ago. She lives in a big city with a university hospital where she sees a specialist. She injects a drug that doesn't cure it but slows down the progress. It seems to be working. She's had a few bad days, but mostly she's holding steady and is still playing hockey. 

    I was really sad to learn of her diagnosis, since I had a friend who passed away from MS. But I learned that nowadays far more MS people lead more or less normal lives for many years.

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  10. I recently had a small version of the "uncategorised" part of your problem.

    I installed a new VST synth and then found it in Uncategorized. I wanted to move it to Synth, but my old method didn't work. I didn't want to set up a custom layout, because then I'd have to manually move every new VST into it.

    So I closed CbB and opened Sonar. I moved the new VST to the Synth category and closed Sonar. Then I reopened CbB and saw that the new VST was in Synth, where I wanted it.

  11. I also get the crash when I try to insert  the VST3 version of Thorn in Cakewalk. And I still have the problem of double notes unless I uncheck "Enable MIDI Output" in the Insert Soft Synth Options dialog.

    I don't see these problems in Cubase 9.5, so I guess they're Cakewalk-specific.

    BTW to bring in my customized Thorn patches from the previous version, I had to copy them from \Documents\Dmitry Sches\Thorn\Plug-In Presets to \Documents\DS Audio\DS Thorn\Plug-In Presets.


  12. In English:

    1. I'd like to know if they're going to open a forum in Spanish for the Latino community.

    2. In the old Cakewalk by Gibson I can't access my account. When I get to the page where they send me email to generate a new password, nothing happens.

    Can you help me? Thanks a lot for your help.


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