ArcMap startup splash screen appears for 2-3 seconds then disappears and application fails to start.
Printers were changed and a print job was issued during the last ArcMap session.
Solution or Workaround
- Find the .mxd file from last session and double click this file. This will start ArcMap.
- Select Page Setup from the File menu.
- Under Printer Setup, select the name of the default printer from the dropdown list.
- Click OK.
- Save the Arcmap document.