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Moving VSTs in FL Studio Causes Project File Errors.

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acid_rain
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3 posts since 11 Apr, 2011

Postby acid_rain; Tue Nov 13, 2012 3:43 pm Moving VSTs in FL Studio Causes Project File Errors.

For a while I was using a trial version of Massive. I finally bought Komplete the other day, but encountered a serious problem. As any normal PC user would do, I deleted the trial version and cleaned up the install files before installing Komplete, and continued to install. The install completed just fine without any issues.

The problem was that I have project files that are still pointing to the OLD location of the VST, though I cannot, for the life of me, remember WHERE that location used to be.

Now I am stuck with FL errors telling me it can't initialize the plugin because it's no longer in that location, though it is installed and working just fine if I chose to replace the instance of Massive in each project file that is broken. The problem with this is that I have made small tweaks over time to the patches I've made but did not save them as their own presets. If I replace that instance, I will lose all of those tweaks and the track will sound horrible and it also means I'll have to reassign the MIDI controls for each instance, and copy/paste all the automations manually.

Is there not any way around this? I can't see how FL just won't use the newly installed VST, since I've just added it to the list of plugins. I'm stuck and don't want to lose a year's worth of work, so any help would be outstanding!
bluzkat
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63 posts since 17 Apr, 2008, from Lansing, Michigan

Postby bluzkat; Wed Nov 14, 2012 8:04 am

I don't know of any DAWs that will replace an old VST with a newer version.

I would reinstall the 'old' VST.


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Last edited by bluzkat on Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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DJ AL TRLS
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10 posts since 12 Nov, 2012, from Illanoiz

Postby DJ AL TRLS; Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:44 pm

you might want to enable to see all hidden files to find them
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