Grasshopper crashing Rhino 7

Rhinoceros is crashing when opening Grasshopper. I’ve already performed the update available rhino_en-us_7.14.21362.13001. I cleaned the entire plugins folder. Tryed to open using GrasshopperOneByOne same isue.
Crashes loading Average SubD 100%.

Tried to uninstall and install Rhino and the same problem appears

Can you post your SystemInfo (command line systemInfo) Thanks.

Rhino 7 SR14 2021-12-28 (Rhino 7, 7.14.21362.13001, Git hash:master @ 343ac892b1825ce2fcd862b84d2d4629ddbe21ab)
License type: Educational, build 2021-12-28
License details: Cloud Zoo

Windows 10.0.19043 SR0.0 or greater (Physical RAM: 32Gb)

Computer platform: DESKTOP

Standard graphics configuration.
Primary display and OpenGL: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB (NVidia) Memory: 6GB, Driver date: 9-30-2020 (M-D-Y). OpenGL Ver: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 456.71
> Accelerated graphics device with 4 adapter port(s)
- Windows Main Display attached to adapter port #0

OpenGL Settings
Safe mode: Off
Use accelerated hardware modes: On
Redraw scene when viewports are exposed: On
Graphics level being used: OpenGL 4.6 (primary GPU’s maximum)

Anti-alias mode: 4x
Mip Map Filtering: Linear
Anisotropic Filtering Mode: High

Vendor Name: NVIDIA Corporation
Render version: 4.6
Shading Language: 4.60 NVIDIA
Driver Date: 9-30-2020
Driver Version:
Maximum Texture size: 32768 x 32768
Z-Buffer depth: 24 bits
Maximum Viewport size: 32768 x 32768
Total Video Memory: 6 GB

Rhino plugins that do not ship with Rhino

Rhino plugins that ship with Rhino
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\Commands.rhp “Commands” 7.14.21362.13001
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\rdk.rhp “Renderer Development Kit”
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\RhinoRenderCycles.rhp “Rhino Render” 7.14.21362.13001
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\rdk_etoui.rhp “RDK_EtoUI” 7.14.21362.13001
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\rdk_ui.rhp “Renderer Development Kit UI”
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\NamedSnapshots.rhp “Snapshots”
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\RhinoCycles.rhp “RhinoCycles” 7.14.21362.13001
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\Toolbars\Toolbars.rhp “Toolbars” 7.14.21362.13001
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\3dxrhino.rhp “3Dconnexion 3D Mouse”
C:\Program Files\Rhino 7\Plug-ins\Displacement.rhp “Displacement”

How many monitors are you running? The video driver looks a little outdated.

That wouldn’t affect booting up grasshopper, very unusual.

Would you like to try the previous release? I can send a link.

latest driver Geforce Driver Results | NVIDIA

Thanks for the feedback. I managed to find a solution, it was the plugin Pufferfish that prevented Grasshopper from opening. I still don’t know the reason but after removing it it started working again.
I’m runing one monitor, and I have updated the Nvidia drivers. Thanks for the tip!

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What version of Pufferfish do you have?


I had the Pufferfish version V3.0

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Hmn don’t see how that is possible, there is nothing “exotic” in Pufferfish code, just usual C# and Rhinocommon. Straight forward stuff. Am using it fine on many machines and entire office too. Never heard of that. Maybe you installed something incorrectly or in wrong place I dunno.

Crashes loading Average SubD 100%.

Funny that one is actually just a cluster of standard Gh subD and mesh components because at the time I made it there wasn’t any subD stuff in Rhinocommon. Did you put those subD components in user objects folder? They should be there instead of Libraries. Only the gha goes to libraries.

but yea, no issues here in latest R7 - My guess is improper installation.

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It’s probably just an error installing Pufferfish or even a coincidence when loading Grasshopper, this plugin being the last one to load.
I can only say that after removing Pufferfish Grasshopper was loaded again. I’ve been having problems with other Grasshopper plugins too, mainly Climate Studio, so I can’t affirm what is the cause. Thanks for the feedback.

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