Wave shell crash solution

I finally have sorted my problem out with waveshells and renoise,I’m sure there is people that might benefit from this in the forums here,so maybe this could be pinned as a potential solution for some people.

First, uninstall:

  1. Launch Waves Central.
  2. Go to the Settings page in the bottom left corner.
  3. Under Maintenance, look for Uninstall and click the drop-down menu.
  4. Checkmark all the available version entries and click Uninstall.
  5. Quit Waves Central.
  6. Go to C:\Program Files (x86) and delete the Waves folder.
  7. Press [Win key]+R, type %AppData% and hit Enter.
  8. In the Roaming folder that shows, drag the Waves Audio folder to your desktop.
  9. Press [Win key]+R, type **%LocalAppData%**and hit Enter. In the window that shows, delete the Waves Audio folder.
  10. Press [Win key]+R, type **%ProgramData%**and hit Enter. In the window that shows, delete the Waves Audio folder.
  11. Delete any WaveShell files you find in the following locations (if exist):
  • C:\Program Files\VSTPlugins
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Avid\Audio\Plug-ins
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\VST3
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VSTPlugins
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\ DigiDesign\DAE\Plug-Ins
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\VST3
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\WPAPI

Now to re-install:

  1. Download and install Central.
  2. Run Central and log in.
  3. Go to the Install Products page in the top left corner.
  4. Under My Products, checkmark the products you wish to install.
  5. Click Install on the bottom right.

Make sure to follow every step here exactly as stated.

Run plugins in sandboxes option must be enabled.*

This option is under renoise preferences,plug-ins,make sure to tick the box.

That’s it,all my plugins work fine now.No more crashes.Hope this helps someone out there because I know how frustrating waves can be.

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Excellent work, it’s bothering a few people from what I can recall.

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Stopped working, going to have to do it again now.