Pro Tools First – Error 13001

If you encounter error 13001 during startup of Pro Tools First, this is likely due to the program having insufficient privileges by default after installation.

To remedy; enable the executable to run as administrator.

  1. Navigate to the installation directory (e.g. C:\Program Files\Avid\Pro Tools First)
  2. Right-click on ProToolsFirst.exe > Properties
  3. Tick the ‘Run this program as an administrator’ setting.
  4. Press OK and start the program