Cubase 8.5 Not opening

When i click on my Cubase 8.5 icon it starts and loads the plugins.
Just as it finishes loading the plugins it disappears and i have a black screen.
I’ve tried it with administrator rigths and it’s still the same


A black screen is really weird…

I would try to start without plug-ins first.

Could you try in the Cubase Safe Start Mode [Disable preferences], please?

Hi Martin,
Sorry that was meant to be windows 10 screen. The program just closes.
I’ve tried disable preferences and delete preferences but it’s still the same.


Could you try to rename all VST plug-in folders, to make sure your Cubase starts without the plug-ins, please.

Is there DMP file generated?

Win: Documents/Steinberg/Crash Dumps (616 Bytes)
Hopefully this will make some sense.

Hi Martin,
I’ve found it thanks. It was a plug in that i’ve reinstalled.
Many thanks for your time and expertise

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