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Crash when file open/save dialog opens


If you have a Dell computer, an included component (Dell Backup and Recovery) causes issues with QT, the framework that World Machine uses. It installs a shell extension DLL (DBROverlayIconBackuped) that crashes World Machine.


  1. Update to the latest version of the Backup and Recovery application, which fixes this problem.
  2. Alternatively, you can uninstall the Backup and Recovery application

For more information about this issue, see here:


Updated on March 12, 2021

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