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Wildfire Crash


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We have 2 computers running Wildfire. Both local licenses. The first release had a habit of just disappearing. The program would literally just end, no warning, not locking up, just end. We were sent a newer release (now up to 2003170), it no longer does that. What the new release does is hang. A lot! sometimes 4 or 5 times in a row.

We are running computers supplied by a PTC rep. So hardware configuration shouldn't be a problem. Any ideas how to become productive?

Right now, the only thing that sounds like a good idea is going back to Solidworks.


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Well, if you want to sacrifice alot of functionality, by all means go back to SW.

But, as far as assuming the hardware configuration supplied by PTC rep is OK; you're making a big assumption. Hardware config as well as operating system can make a big difference


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It does sound like hardware, I have installed it on a few machines without issue.

What are you doing when it hangs?



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Well, I think the problem might be your hardware and to a lesser extent the operating system. I had the same problem with my Proe2001, but after changing the OS, the number of times it used to hang, reduced! Then on upgrading the display card and a little bit of RAM, it was smooth sailing...