Imovie '08 won't launch

PocitaLoco

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when i launch imovie 08 all that happens is i get a message window telling me that "the application iMovie quit unexpectedly." blah blah blah...

so i guess it is launching but then quiting right away.????
iMovie 06 still works ok.
Thanks
 

Satcomer

In Geostationary Orbit
Just go to /YourHardDrive/Users/YourUserName/Library/Preferences/ and delete the files com.apple.iMovie.plist and com.apple.iMovie7.plist then relaunch the program. Deleting a program's Preference file will reset that program.
 

chouhy

Registered
I am having the same problem since I updated it to v7.1.2.
The only difference is that I receive a message saying that has to update thumbnails of iPhoto videos. I can ask to that now or later. If I chose now, it quits unexpectedly. If I chose later it freezes while updating thumbsnails.
I deleted the files you suggested but problem continues
 
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