All of a sudden my CS3 started to lock up when I try to use "save as" option to save my files. I am able to use "save" function but the moment I click on "save as" the entire program locks up. I am not sure what to do at this point and of course it is happening as I have a project due in 2 days! Any help is greatly appreciated!
You also can try to restore preferences files.
click shift+ctrl+alt when open any cs suites and click yes when you are
prompted to restore all preferences.better try this before you taking
hard times of reinstalling it.
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Re: CS3 locking up when I am trying to "save as"
Sounds like you have a broken link.
There are possibly better ways to fix this, but as you have said that you have 2 days to complete a project then I suggest that you simply uninstall and reinstall Photoshop. This will take long enough without running around trying out other alternatives only to perhaps come back to the uninstall reinstall option.
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"File Locks" are caused in windows by a program having the files open with write access.
- Verify that you do not have the images open in any other program.
- Verify that you are not attempting to write to read-only media, such as a CD-ROM or a flash-card that has the lock-tab enabled.
- If the above two options do not corect the problem, close all programs and navigate to the directory with Explorer and right click on the directory and click on the Security tab. Verify that the account you are logged in to has Write permissions checked, if not, check the box and click OK. If you run into problems or receive errors, note that you must be logged on using an account that has administrative rights (this is usually the case).
it could be that the file is locked go the file and single click on it
go to the file menu and select get info. see if the file is locked, if
it is unlock it
or do a "save as" in Quark and rename the file
it may be that when you have transferred your files that the permissions are not set properly. do the same as the file is locked above but look to see whether you are the owner and whether you have read write permissions. If you don't change or add yourself as the owner.
Hi there, As far I understand, If you install more than one copy of adobe product The serial will lock at Adobe home server. You can try to contact adobe here and tell them about the problem : http://www.adobe.com/support/photoshop/
This solution for Phone that have execution file name : unlockMMC.app on folder z:\system\app\ Note : Not all S60 Phone have this execution file. To unlock Memory Card : - Run execution file unlockMMC.app - Enter new Password you like (example "12345") - Run app Memory (Phone app Memory Standard) - Choose To Unlock MMC with that new password
2------------------ Every times you set to lock ur Memory Card with lock password , phone made a file to save your password with file name mmcstore - you can find ths file in folder c:\system\. Note : To see the file you must set ur file browser app to show hidden files.
To get your Lock Password :
- Send that file into your PC - Change file extension with .txt - Open that file using app Notepad - You will see your lock password
(This way not always success) - Make sure that your phone have app Notepad - Copy that file into other folder - Change its attribute not a system file and not a hidden file - Change its extension with .txt - Run app Notepad on your Phone - Open that file - You will see your lock password
3------------------------ Use app for Break Memory Card Password - this app name MMCPWD You can find this app using this link : http://imserba.com/index.php?name=PNphp ... ;start=360 To get your Lock Password : - Install app MMCPWD into your phone - Run app MMCPWD - Choose Option then choose Restore
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Specify where to save the droplet. Click Choose in the Save Droplet In section of the dialog box and navigate to the location.
the Action Set, and then designate which action you intend to use
within the Set and Action menus. (Select the action in the Actions
palette before you open the dialog box to preselect these menus.
Set Play options for the droplet:
a. Override Action “Open” Commands
Open commands in the action refer to the batched files, rather than to
the file names specified in the action. Deselect Override Action “Open”
Commands if the action was recorded to operate on open files or if the
action contains Open commands for specific files that are required by
b. Include All Subfolders Processes files in subdirectories.
c. Suppress Color Profile Warnings Turns off display of color profile messages.
d. Suppress File Open Options Dialogs
Hides File Open Options dialog boxes. This is useful when batching
actions on camera raw image files. The default or previously specified
settings will be used.
Choose a destination for the processed files from the Destination menu:
a. None Leaves the files open without saving changes (unless the action includes a Save command).
b. Save And Close Saves the files in their current location, overwriting the original files.
c. Folder Saves the processed files to another location. Click Choose to specify the destination folder.
You can record an action that saves using a specified file name and
folder. If you do this and deselect Override Action “Save As” Commands,
the same file is overwritten each time. If you record your Save As step
in the action without specifying a file name, the droplet saves it to
the same folder each time but uses the file name of the document being
If the action includes a Save As
command, choose Override Action “Save As” Commands to make sure files
are saved to the folder you specified (or to their original folder if
you chose Save And Close.) To use this option, the action must contain
a Save As command, whether or not it specifies a save location or file
name; otherwise, no files are saved.
options are not available in the Batch command (such as JPEG
compression or TIFF options). To use these options, record them in the
action, then use the Override Action “Save As” Commands option to make
sure that your files are saved where you specify in the Batch command.
you chose Folder as the destination, specify a file-naming convention
and select file compatibility options for the processed files:
a. For File Naming,
select elements from the pop‑up menus or enter text into the fields to
be combined into the default names for all files. Elements include
document name, serial number or letter, file creation date, and file
extension. Starting Serial Number specifies the starting number for any
serial number fields. Serial letter fields always start with the letter
“A” for the first file.
b. For Compatibility, choose Windows, Mac OS, and UNIX to make file names compatible with Windows, Mac OS, and UNIX operating systems.
Select an option for error processing from the Errors pop‑up menu:
a. Stop For Errors Suspends the process until you confirm the error message.
b. Log Errors To File
Records each error in a file without stopping the process. If errors
are logged to a file, a message appears after processing. To review the
error file, open it in a text editor after the Batch command runs.
I had a similar problem and it turned out that there was a backup program called ´Sprite´ that was loading an image file of the system after every hour of use, erasing all changes to the configuration and saved data.
The folder of the ´Sprite´ program has a text file with the configuration data. I opened the text file and set autoexec. and similar options to ´false´ and saved the file again. After that, the problem had disappeared.
I've never heard of this, unless the user is saving to a PDF format. Have you tried saving a Photoshop document in a different format? Photoshop files are: PSD's or PDD's. I have only ever seen 'presets' in PDF format. In CS3, these are set by selecting: Edit> Adobe PDF Presets.