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I assume in this case the crash reporter doesn't start? What happens if you manually start the crash reporter which is in the NI mate installation folder? If there are any crash reports, could you submit one of them?
We've seen some start-up problems on a few computers. The cause for one of these is known as a problem with hardware acceleration technologies on certain older Macs, and another is a potential graphics card driver problem loading the Qt graphics libraries. In some cases updating GPU drivers has solved the problem.