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How To Fix Pro Tools ‘AAE Error – 6117’

Some Windows users are reporting that they end up seeing the ‘AAE Error -6117’ message when attempting to get the Pro Tools program to load. Other users are reporting that they see this message when attempting to open up the PlayBack Engine menu (by pressing N key on the splash screen).

Method 1: Installing the Audio Interface Driver

As it turns out, the most common cause that will cause this particular error code is a missing audio interface driver (most commonly, an Avid interface driver). Because of this, you should start this troubleshooting guide by ensuring that you’re using the latest audio interface driver.

If you’re using an Avid interface driver and you don’t have the latest version, you should be able to fix this problem by downloading & installing the latest iteration from their official download website.

If you’re looking for complete instructions on how to do this, follow the instructions below to update your audio interface driver to the latest version:

  1. Visit the official download page of Avid and expand the drop-down menu associated with Pro Tools HD Interface and Device Drivers. 
  2. Next, select look for the correct Avid interface driver according to the device that you’re currently using and initiate the download.
  3. Downloading the latest Avid interface driver
  4. Once the download is complete, extract the contents of the archive you just downloaded, then double-click on the executable and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the driver installation.
  5. After the installation is complete, restart your computer if you’re not automatically prompted to do so.
  6. Once the next startup is complete, open Pro Tools and see if the error -6117 is now resolved.


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