Waves plugins not working

‘Try remove CachedFailedVSTs_x64.db and CachedFailedVST3s_x64.db in your preference folders and do a rescan.’ This is not a solution before anybody suggests it.
I was onto waves support,I uninstalled everything including renoise,worked the first time,failed after.Anybody else having problems?

You know we are many that have trouble with Waves, nothing new… A long time ago I bought one of their large bundles (v9 legacy) and was enjoying it but then I got a new computer and shit hit the fan for some reason and I quit using their plugins for a long time as I couldn’t get it installed, then one day I tried to fix it and used probably 6 hours to do so, infuriating but I got it to work, unfortunately I can’t remember exactly what I did so here goes my thoughts…

Install the legacy version first if you have those old plugins. I think maybe there are versions of a plugin that are too new for your license, maybe that can cause confusion if you try use a v11 version but only have the v9 license?

Be sure to activate the plugins.

Install and update Waves Central and install your v10+ plugins there, be sure to activate them before running Renoise or I think you’ll might have to remove the infamous “CachedFailedVSTs_x64.db and CachedFailedVST3s_x64.db”.
I had to constantly remove these files when I was experimenting.

Now what I did in the end here was to make sure I only had the Waveshells in one VST folder, so I manually copied the files below to my VST folder (maybe there’s a V13 too):

WaveShell1-VST 9.92_x64.dll
WaveShell1-VST 11.0_x64.dll
WaveShell2-VST 11.0_x64.dll
WaveShell2-VST 12.0_x64.dll
WaveShell2-VST 12.1_x64.dll
WaveShell3-VST 10.0_x64.dll

But yeah, it sucks! GL

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Ok thanks,i will give this a try.