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by micksmuse
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: MULTIPLE FOLDERS for plug-ins
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Re: MULTIPLE FOLDERS for plug-ins

well that's good news. thanks for sticking with my question. much appreciated. since you seem knowledgeable about native/kontakt. i use a korg kronos synth. but it takes 5 min to boot up and sometimes i hate the wait and overusing it. so i saw this large kronos sample library for kontakt. if i just ...
by micksmuse
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: MULTIPLE FOLDERS for plug-ins
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Re: MULTIPLE FOLDERS for plug-ins

that is not the problem. the problem is the folder i am using is on an SSD drive that is maxed out. i have about 135GB more of samples etc. that i need to locate on another drive. so i can't put those in a sub folder or the existing vst folder because that drive is maxed out. i am trying to find a w...
by micksmuse
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: MULTIPLE FOLDERS for plug-ins
Replies: 7
Views: 506

Re: MULTIPLE FOLDERS for plug-ins

perhaps i didn't verbalize that correctly.
i know how to make another folder.
my question was how do i get ableton live to accept more than one folder as the custom plug-in folder.
by micksmuse
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: MULTIPLE FOLDERS for plug-ins
Replies: 7
Views: 506

MULTIPLE FOLDERS for plug-ins

using ableton live 9 with windows have all my vst's in one folder but that hard drive is getting maxed out even though i upgraded to a larger one. i can't seem to see a way to have multiple folders for my plug-in custom folder because ableton only gives me one choice for a custom folder i want to ge...
by micksmuse
Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: ALL MY CATEGORIES are gone
Replies: 0
Views: 213

ALL MY CATEGORIES are gone

Under Categories everything is MISSING but my plugins.

i just cloned my C drive (SSD) onto a larger (SSD) and everything seemed fine but i just went to pull up an audio effect and all my category info is gone

using Ableton Live 9
with Windows 10

please help
by micksmuse
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question

i guess i could also just replace the 250GB SSD M.2 that came with the computer with a 1TB internal M.2 before taking it out bounce everything currently on the 250GB SSD onto the internal HDD that has plenty of space and then make a recovery flash drive to boot off of for after i swap the SSD's sinc...
by micksmuse
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question

thanks for input: so could i just put all my recording stuff on the external so i wouldn't have to stress out the internal 250GB SSD (i can run it through usb 3 or the USB type C port i could just keep the operating system on the internal SSD and other various non-musical programs on it. i use ablet...
by micksmuse
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question

thanks so much for response. couple questions.: sounds like i should bite bullet and get a 1TB SSD. any suggestions on brand model. guessing i need a 2.5 for a desktop is an external SSD ill advised? any suggestions on how to clone over what i have on SSD now to the new drive. should i just bounce e...
by micksmuse
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question
Replies: 6
Views: 243

HARD DRIVE STORAGE question

so using alive 9 and have a windows 10 computer with enough ram and a 250 SSD and a 2 TB HD have been good to go for a long time but have purchased native complete which is over 400GB storage. i now have all my program files on the 250 SSD and my data on the 2TB HD only have about 40 GB left of spac...
by micksmuse
Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: FAILSAFE backing up advice
Replies: 8
Views: 932

Re: FAILSAFE backing up advice

looks like Arq isn't set up for windows quite yet. (i am using windows)
when you say the caveat of backblaze is "have to be prepared" not sure what you mean by that. i don't mind a little work at end of session.
by micksmuse
Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: FAILSAFE backing up advice
Replies: 8
Views: 932

Re: FAILSAFE backing up advice

thanks for tip on backblaze. i had a well known back up service (carbonite) only to find out that they don't back up all the files in a folder you have set for backup. after speaking with their tech people they confirmed that they don't back up files that you update to. say i have a track/project i ...
by micksmuse
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: FAILSAFE backing up advice
Replies: 8
Views: 932

FAILSAFE backing up advice

had a computer crash years ago that put the fear into me. getting along in years on SSD and wondering if i am backing up all that needs to be. if i haven't changed anything from the way live would store things by default. if i back up the "ableton" folder on my hard drive am i getting everything tha...
by micksmuse
Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: ableton live 9 with avid eleven rack sp ed
Replies: 0
Views: 388

ableton live 9 with avid eleven rack sp ed

seriously considering getting a avid eleven rack due to a price drop and wondered if any one had any issues using it with ableton live. it says plug and play with pro tools and was curious if there were any issues with using it with ableton. any info or experience with using it would be much appreci...
by micksmuse
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: BACKING UP to 3rd party ie: Carbonite
Replies: 3
Views: 799

Re: BACKING UP to 3rd party ie: Carbonite

hi, yes, i can do that to individual files/projects but i have carbonite set up for daily automatic backup's. sometimes i work on 20 projects in one day. i am trying to find a way for this to be done automatically and not to individually create new files constantly. just thought there was a way to h...
by micksmuse
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: BACKING UP to 3rd party ie: Carbonite
Replies: 3
Views: 799

BACKING UP to 3rd party ie: Carbonite

so i had a backup system with a company that went out of home use biz and i transferred over to CARBONITE cause of a deal i was offered. only to find out that for some reason it won't back up my ableton project files. we went through troubleshooting to find that for some reason ableton project ALS f...