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Windows 7: Adobe Photoshop CS3E crashes when being closed.

18 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 x64 RC
Adobe Photoshop CS3E crashes when being closed.

As the title says, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended crashes every time I quit out of it, and I don't know why. It's pretty annoying especially when it was fine closing a few days back.

Anyone got any idea what's going on? Cause I'm stumped as to why Photoshop just dies in the ass every time I close it.

I'll probably have to upgrade to Photoshop CS4 again soon but I haven't had the opportunity to download it yet.

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18 Nov 2009   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

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18 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 x64 RC

I don't get any error codes, every time I hit that [X] button on the top right corner of the window, or hit Ctrl + Q to quit Photoshop, it crashes. Quitting is the only thing that makes Photoshop crash and it's annoying.
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23 Jun 2011   #4


I'm sure you've fixed this by now, but it may help others to know that this is usually a corrupt preferences file. Delete or rename the 'Adobe Photoshop CS Prefs.psp' file at your equivalent of C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Application Data\Adobe\Photoshop\8.0\Adobe Photoshop CS Settings\
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