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Plex mediaserver doesn't start after installation

Hi, I recently installed the Plex media server on my mac book pro (Late 2009 version 10.11.6) but I can not start it. After finding it in application folder and pressing on it I can see that it opens and appears for a second in a menu bar. Any suggestions how can I solve it?


  • SE56SE56 Posts: 2,171Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I have heard of this issue before. Do you have any other software open, check your login items in system preferences. delete them and see if that works. Things like meters, AV, etc

    TV:(1). LG 65UB950T UHD Smart TV WebOS 1.4, (2). Hisense 50K3300UW.Receiver Onkyo TX-NR646 Network Receiver, ARC configured. Server: iMac Late 2015, 32Gb Ram, 3.2GHz Intel i5 Skylake processors.Storage: 3 WD External USB3 HDD. Devices: 2 iPad Air 2 connected with AC Wifi Dual Band. Network: Gigabite Ethernet hardwired , 5 outlets with Cat 6 and 2 Ethernet switches, Full Duplex, AVB mode enabled Remotes: Onkyo ios app, Plex ios, LG Magic remote.Speakers: Bowers and Wilkins Floor Standing Fronts and Mordaunt-Short Genie, Centre, 200W Powered Sub & 4 Satellite Surrounds. Configured for 7.1 Channels.

  • Delete all the login items but it did'nt help. Any other suggestions?

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