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Unable to use Plex after system restore.

mattmiller35mattmiller35 Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass

Quick story. I have been using Plex regularly for a year or 2 with the server set up on my iMac and having 0 issues. My hard drive crashed, apple installed a replacement, and I restored from my Time Machine backup. I went to open PMS and it won't open. The > doesn't come up on the top bar or anything. I reinstalled PMS and still nothing. There isn't even a Plex folder under Application Support or logs. I tried to follow instructions on why Plex won't start but the folders aren't even there. Its like its not installing correctly. I'm sorry I don't have tons of knowledge in this so hopefully its something simple i'm doing wrong. Any help would be appreciated.


  • mattmiller35mattmiller35 Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass

    UPDATE: I found Plex will Launch under my Guest account. I really don't need a guest account (was just set up for find my mac) so I deleted PMS again, disabled my guest account, re installed PMS on my admin user account and still NOTHING! I can enable the guest account, open it up and PMS will work under that account every time. How to I get it properly installed on the Admin account?

    Hope someone can help, this is driving me crazy!

  • TheeGoochTheeGooch Posts: 63Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    When you start the Plex server, you should be able to see it in the Activity monitor as Plex Media Server. Is it running?

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