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Adobe dreamweaver does not start

I have installed Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium onto my machine and with all those programs installed, the only one that does not 'open' is Dreamweaver.  It initializes this and that, and is stuck on 'initializing files' for a few minutes then says "Not Responding". It goes no further than that and promptly quits itself. How do I start this program up without wrecking the other Adobe programs or others I have on the machine? I have work/study to do and I was told that I have to use Dreamweaver.

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  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2008

    i have the same problem. i have a acer aspire 5920

  • ssji Dec 03, 2008

    How do I disable unwanted started items & services from msconfig, and there was another user saying that they have the same problem and that their machine is a Acer Aspire 5920, well I have a Acer Aspire Extensa 5620. Oh, and by the way, I used a different account (Guest) and the same thing happened when I tried to start up Dreamweaver.

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    I have the same issue with Dreamweaver CS3. It gets to "Initializing Files" and gets stuck!
    What do I do to fix this problem???

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    Having the same problem. Installable and portable versions.....I have an Acer laptop =/ I think Dreamweaver doesnt like acer xD

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    Same thing and I have an Acer laptop, Aspire 4720z : (


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Solution to my problem to Dreamweaver 9 (cs3) suddenly stop working and will not start.
I was working on a website when Dreamweaver suddenly shut down and wouldn’t start again. Only the first flashscreen showed and the program shut down again. I have put a Spry into a table and the added a table row to that table. Dreamweaver shut down :-(

I did this to get it to work again:

1. I deleted the key for Dreamweaver 9 via RegEdit
(HKEY_CURRENT_USER->Software->Adobe->Dreamweaver 9)

2. I renamed the Configurationfolder to Configuration Old
(Users>AppData->Roaming->Adobe->Dreramweaver 9-> Configuration)

3. Via the file system I removed the site I was working on and put it in another place on my harddrive. (I put in at the Desktop).
4. I restarted Dreamweaver. It worked!

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Try to disabled unwanted started items & services from msconfig.

Try to launch it in a new account.

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

  • shawn_pro Dec 04, 2008

    You can see how msconifg is done from this yooutube video at, make sure that you put a check on Flexnet licensing service in services tab or else other Adobe apps would stop working.

    Create a new admin account in ur system, do disk cleanup then try.


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