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9 years ago
Well...how full is your drive? You can check by right-clicking on a drive and choosing "Properties." Also, when's the last time you defragmented the drive? That may actually be the problem.
I've never lost files during defragementation. Fragmentation happens any time you use a drive. If you record a lot, it's bound to happen quicker...especially since audio files are large. It's like your hard drive is a bookshelf. Picture your big audio files like a full set of encyclopedias. While it looks like one file to your system, it actually can be broken into chunks and put anywhere on the shelf. The optimal way to do this is to just put them in order...but sometimes there isn't enough room in one section, so the Operating System splits them up wherever they fit. This can cause the error you're seeing. Defragmenting moves all the files around the drive to try to put them back in order and keep all the pieces together. As for the wireless card, sometimes ProTools can have conflicts with certain wireless chipsets. If defragmenting doesn't fix the problem, you may want to try removing the wireless card and seeing if the error goes away. If it does, you're isolated the problem. If it doesn't, put the card back.
Yes, defragmenting is still recommended periodically. You should also be keeping backups of all of your files, just in case there is some kind of error when defragging, or doing something else. If you defragment and everything disappears, then simply load in your back up files.And by the way, even though you need internet access to register the Ignition Pack and Pro Tools, you do not need it on the computer you're using Pro Tools on. You can register, download updates, etc. on another computer, and then take the files over to the Creation Station using a removeable drive of some kind (Glyph firewire drive, USB thumb drive, CD, etc.).If defragmenting doesn't help, then give us a call.
8 years ago
Okay, I've defragmented the D drive (the audio drive) of my CREATION STATION, and used it for several days now. NO MORE DAE ERRORS!!!Thanks, guys!
5 years ago
4 years ago
To Whom It May Concern, I recently began using Pro Tools (v. 10) and started having problems with "DAE error message 9073" as well. I went looking for answers and came across quite a few forums that all dealt with this issue. None of the easy fixes worked, and I currently can't afford to upgrade my hardware. I think I may have found an alternative fix for this. This error wasn't a HUGE problem, since it merely stopped playback, just an annoyance. Well, things got complicated when I tried bouncing to disc because; my session would start to play when I began to render it out, but shortly thereafter, this error message would appear, stopping the render. Try it again, same thing... again, same thing... vicious cycle. My computer certainly doesn't have stellar specs or anything (it's an HP Pavillion p6110y) and I hadn't defrag-ed in some time, but here's how I was able to solve this problem. First, select ALL of the tracks that you want to bounce (Shift-click for contiguous selections, Ctrl-click for individual selections). Now, you need to archive a copy of your session by; Going to, File--> "Save Copy In". When the "Save Session Copy" window comes up, make SURE that you ONLY select the "Selected Tracks Only" option in the "Items To Copy" section -- this should be the only option there that is selected (there's no need to make any other changes... unless you want a different sample rate or something. If so, now's your time to do it). Continue on to naming and choosing where to save it, and then save. Now, open the session that you just saved, hit Alt+O (that's Option+O for Mac), and this will bring up the Project Browser. Open up the "Audio File" folder and this will bring up all the clips in your session (this whole process isolates JUST the clips you want, so that, you're not having to deal with all of the redundancy so often found in the Clip List). Simply select all of the clips (Shift-click the top and then the bottom clips), and in the top right-hand corner, there should be a drop-down menu that contains the option to "Copy and Relink". Just click this, choose where to copy the files, and you should be good to go (be aware that it may take a few minutes for the files to do this). I hope that this helps, and if it does, just remember to pass it on. Note: this will mean that there's going to be multiple copies of those files on your drives, so you may want to go through and delete one of them at some point...
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