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  • Thu, Jul 19 2018 9:14 PM

    • Rvbicon
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    Can't install MC First, Download corrupted

    So, I've been pulling the remains of my hair out for hours about this.

    I wanted to give Avid MC First a go tonight, so I signed up, recieved my downloading link and downloaded the install package. No problem so far. When I tried to extract the files using WinRAR, half of them were reported as damaged. I didn't think that much of it. The browser I was using was Brave, and Brave sometimes drops downloads. So I downloaded it again using Chrome. Tried to unpack it, same problem. I downloaded it a third time, and tried again. Still full of apparently broken files. I tried unpacking the archives with Windows Explorer. Same problem.

    I tried downloading it elsewhere and found an installer on a third party website. Downloaded it via that installer, still didn't install, but at least I got the Application Manager going. So I tried installing it that way. I downloaded it with the Application manager, and it said it couldn't be installed with no further explanation. I tried again, and it still didn't work, this time it was a "Download Error".

    So yeah. I really don't know what else I can do at this point. I'm using a Windows PC with Windows 7 Professional, 64 Bit, but since I tried three different downloading methods and I didn't even get to the installation process proper I assume the problem lies elsewhere.

    Any help would be appreciated.

  • Fri, Jul 20 2018 2:27 PM In reply to

    • RalphC
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    Re: Can't install MC First, Download corrupted

    Hello Rvbicon,

        Try downloading from your Avid master account see this FAQ

    also check our recommendation if you're experiencing download issue.






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