Hi guys
After Effects CS3 refuses to launch on my MacBookPro. During launch, and when application window says "initializing media core", application quits, with the following problem report (i have icluded only the "crashed" threads.
Any ideas? (i have all the latest sw updates from apple).
Thanks
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Date/Time: 2007-09-30 10:15:54.017 +0300
OS Version: 10.4.10 (Build 8R2232)
Report Version: 4

Command: After Effects
Path: /Applications/Adobe After Effects CS3/Adobe After Effects CS3.ap/Contents/MacOS/After Effects
Parent: WindowServer 85

Version: 8.0x247 (8.0x247)

PID: 952
Thread: 0

Exception: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (0x0001)
Codes: KERN_PROTECTION_FAILURE (0x0002) at 0x00000000

Code:
Thread 0 Crashed:
0   libSystem.B.dylib              	0x9001a854 sscanf + 45
1   ...e.Frameworks.ASL.Foundation 	0x02b0b267 ASL::Module::FindNonLocalizedResource(unsigned short const*, unsigned short const*, long&) const + 463
2   ...e.Frameworks.ASL.Foundation 	0x02b09692 ASL::Module::LoadResource(unsigned short const*, unsigned short const*, long&) const + 70
3   ...e.Frameworks.ASL.Foundation 	0x02b0b431 ASL::Module::LoadResource(short, std::basic_string<unsigned short, std::char_traits<unsigned short>, std::allocator<unsigned short> > const&, long&) const + 243
4   ...aCore.Frameworks.MediaLayer 	0x04ddb5a0 ML::PiPL::LoadFromResource(ASL::ResourceCollection const&) + 106
5   ...aCore.Frameworks.MediaLayer 	0x04ddd17c ML::PluginImpl::LoadPiPL() + 146
6   ...aCore.Frameworks.MediaLayer 	0x04ddc9f6 ML::PluginImpl::GetPiPL() + 58
7   ...aCore.Frameworks.MediaLayer 	0x04dc050d ML::(anonymous namespace)::AddPlugin(ML::PluginEntry const&) + 6315
8   ...aCore.Frameworks.MediaLayer 	0x04dc16a9 ML::(anonymous namespace)::LoadPluginList(ML::PluginNameList const&) + 929
9   ...aCore.Frameworks.MediaLayer 	0x04dc34b8 ML::LoadPlugins(std::basic_string<unsigned short, std::char_traits<unsigned short>, std::allocator<unsigned short> > const&) + 1948
10  ...aCore.Frameworks.MediaLayer 	0x05072604 ML::(anonymous namespace)::PluginLoaderInitializer::PluginLoaderInitializer[in-charge]() + 92
11  ...aCore.Frameworks.MediaLayer 	0x05073911 ML::(anonymous namespace)::FullInitializer::FullInitializer[in-charge]() + 377
12  ...aCore.Frameworks.MediaLayer 	0x04dcaad8 ML::Initializer::Initializer[in-charge]() + 64
13  PREM.dylib                     	0x04cefcb9 0x4ce9000 + 27833
14  PREM.dylib                     	0x04cf1dcc PREM_Birth + 106
15  ...dobe.AfterEffects.framework 	0x01171740 NIM_InsertMenuCmd + 3154
16  ...dobe.AfterEffects.framework 	0x0113b1bd CEggApp::IEggApp(bool, bool, boost::function0<void, std::allocator<boost::function_base> >) + 6695
17  ...dobe.AfterEffects.framework 	0x0113ff18 CEggApp::CEggApp[in-charge](bool, bool, boost::function0<void, std::allocator<boost::function_base> >, long) + 780
18  ...dobe.AfterEffects.framework 	0x011438b2 egg::dvainit::DVAConsoleEnabled() + 1852
19  ...dobe.AfterEffects.framework 	0x01143c3f EggMain(bool, bool, bool, bool, bool, char*, bool, long) + 97
20  com.adobe.AfterEffects         	0x00004d36 main + 1362
21  com.adobe.AfterEffects         	0x000041a6 _start + 216
22  com.adobe.AfterEffects         	0x000040cd start + 41

Thread 0 crashed with X86 Thread State (32-bit):
  eax: 0x00000000  ebx: 0x9001a837  ecx: 0xffffffff  edx: 0x02b28190
  edi: 0x00000000  esi: 0x5069504c  ebp: 0xbfffe838  esp: 0xbfffe700
   ss: 0x0000001f  efl: 0x00010246  eip: 0x9001a854   cs: 0x00000017
   ds: 0x0000001f   es: 0x0000001f   fs: 0x00000000   gs: 0x00000037


Model: MacBookPro3,1, BootROM MBP31.0070.B02, 2 processors, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.4 GHz, 2 GB
Graphics: GeForce 8600M GT, GeForce 8600M GT, PCIe, 256 MB
Memory Module: BANK 0/DIMM0, 1 GB, DDR2 SDRAM, 667 MHz
Memory Module: BANK 1/DIMM1, 1 GB, DDR2 SDRAM, 667 MHz
AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x168C, 0x87), 1.1.9.3
Bluetooth: Version 1.9.0f8, 2 service, 0 devices, 2 incoming serial ports
Network Service: Built-in Ethernet, Ethernet, en0
PCI Card: pci168c,24, sppci_othernetwork, PCI Slot 5
Serial ATA Device: FUJITSU MHW2160BHPL, 149.05 GB
Parallel ATA Device: MATSHITADVD-R   UJ-857E
USB Device: Built-in iSight, Apple Inc., Up to 480 Mb/sec, 500 mA
USB Device: Basic Optical Mouse, Microsoft, Up to 1.5 Mb/sec, 500 mA
USB Device: Apple Internal Keyboard / Trackpad, Apple Computer, Up to 12 Mb/sec, 500 mA
USB Device: IR Receiver, Apple Computer, Inc., Up to 1.5 Mb/sec, 500 mA
USB Device: Bluetooth USB Host Controller, Apple, Inc., Up to 12 Mb/sec, 500 mA
FireWire Device: (1394 ATAPI,Rev 1.00), Prolific PL3507 Combo Device, Up to 400 Mb/sec