An error occurs while launching QuarkXPress 2015 on Windows


  1. Login as an Administrator
  2. Navigate to C:\Program Files\Quark\QuarkXPress 2015.
  3. Create a new folder and name it 'Preferences'. (Note: This folder is Case-Sensitive).
  4. In the location as Step 2, open the file settings.xml with notepad.
  5. Update the file by giving the preferences folder path in between <Win></Win> tags. Example- <Win>C:\Program Files\Quark\QuarkXPress 2015\Preferences</Win>
  6. Launch QuarkXPress, it will work fine.