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Photoshop 7.0 stopped working with Windows 7, 64-bit

Q: Photoshop 7.0 stopped working with Windows 7, 64-bit

I installed Photoshop 7.0 about 6 months ago with Windows 7, 64-bit operating system. It successfully installed and I have been using it with no issues. Over this weekend, it just stopped working and I get the following error:

"Unable to continue because of a hardware or system error. Sorry, but this error is unrecoverable."

I have uninstalled Photoshop and tried to reinstall it but still have the same issue.

Preferred Solution: Photoshop 7.0 stopped working with Windows 7, 64-bit

I recommend downloading and trying SP Photo Recovery. It will help find and retrieve your lost files.

I've used it in the past to recover photos, music, videos, and other multimedia files, regardless if the file has been deleted, lost, damaged or corrupted.

You can download it direct from this link http://goo.gl/UDbKNE. (This link will open the download page so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Photoshop 7.0 stopped working with Windows 7, 64-bit


1.Have you tried using one of your System Restore points PRIOR to your current problem occurring?

System Restore

2.Have you checked in Event Viewer?

To check for problems you need to do the following.

Event viewer.

Type eventvwr in search and go to the windows log>application tab.
Look for errors that have red in the left hand column that say anything relating to the CURRENT problem.
When you find any make a screenshot and upload them to us.

3. Google is your friend.
Done a search???

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I have Photoshop CS.
The 'Type tool' in Photoshop has stopped working & Windows Paint wont load up at all. Brings up the error screen 'Paint has encountered a problem & needs to close'
Ive uninstalled Photosop twice still with no joy. And I cant find Paint in the Windows component menu to unintsall it.
If anyone has any advice this would be great

A:Windows apin & features of Photoshop stopped working...

Opps sorry that was meant to say 'Windows 'Paint' & features of photoshop stopped working'
excuse my bad typing

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So I finally get my new computer in, which is running on my new 64-bit Vista. I install my favorite program, Photoshop CS3, and decide to try it out a bit. It works just fine. Then I decide to install my tablet which comes included with all my photoshop plug-ins.

This is where everything gets awesome. As I'm starting back up Photoshop I get hit with this.

If you notice, it freezes right as the plug-ins are being put in. I found out that the life-ruining box invading my startup is called DEP. So I tried to disable it going through the command prompt. Everything happened the way it was supposed to happen. I got some sort of success message, and when I checked the DEP status it said that it was disabled. So I try to start up photoshop again. Still, it pops up. I restart my computer after disabling it again. Still, it pops up. If I'm about to hear that I can't use Photoshop with plug-ins because of this 64-bit crap, I'll send my computer back right now.

Is there anything I can possibly do to get this to work?

A:Photoshop CS3 has stopped working

If you notice, it freezes right as the plug-ins are being put in. I found out that the life-ruining box invading my startup is called DEP. So I tried to disable it going through the command prompt. Everything happened the way it was supposed to happen. I got some sort of success message, and when I checked the DEP status it said that it was disabled. So I try to start up photoshop again. Still, it pops up. I restart my computer after disabling it again. Still, it pops up. If I'm about to hear that I can't use Photoshop with plug-ins because of this 64-bit crap, I'll send my computer back right now.

Hello CouldBeJesus,

Welcome to the forums.

You can disable DEP for a particular program by going to the start menu/control panel (classic view). Click on 'advanced system settings'. Under 'Performance' click settings. 'Data Execution Prevention' tab. There is a warning in the help files that this 'could' allow a virus to enter the computer through the program. It also suggests looking for an update to your program before disabling. Hope it works.


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please help i have photoshop cs3 extended, pse elements 7 and photoshop cs5 extended which is part of the adobe master collection, all were working fine untill i did a windows update. now when i launch the above programs as they hit initialization sequence
on opening dialogue i get a windows message which just shuts it down saying there is a problem but no clue as to what it is. i am stuck???
regards dave of suedav art

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Recently while I am working with Photoshop (CS4 64-bit) the window appears saying "Photoshop has stopped working". Once the program crashes I can't re-open it because the same "stopped working" windows appears on start-up. I haven't been using any other software but the same problem twice appeared with MS Word.
I bought computer 2 weeks ago so I don't want to re-install Windows after such short time.

This problem seems to appear after I installed Wacom Intuos 4 tablet. I tried to uninstall Wacom drivers and install older ones but it didn't seem to have effect or I didn't uninstall all Wacom drivers. I is hard to say coz Device manager often doesn't show all Wacom drivers installed.

Do you have any suggestions to this problem?

A:Photoshop CS4 stopped working

If this problem is happening with Word and now CS4 that's an indication with an impending problem with the system. If the system is still under warranty you might have the service department look it over.

By the way what version of Word are you using?

Also can you provide us some system specs?


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I have Photoshop Cs5 x32 and x64 installed, but x64 has stopped working, while x32 runs fine.

I actually only use x64, so I have a problem - can you please help.

I have many "actions" and "presets" installed, so re-installing the program would be a last resort.This is the message I get:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Photoshop.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 4d9d8f8e
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.1.7601.17725
Fault Module Timestamp: 4ec4aa8e
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000000000003bd26
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: a0f7
Additional Information 2: a0f784984722f85de1e83e06bb86af34
Additional Information 3: c173
Additional Information 4: c17379d202b811c3d79b6b4c34274995

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Hope you can help.

Many thanks & regards

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I have a Pentium 4 3Ghz with 1 MB ram running XP SP2.

I had loaded Adobe Photoshop 5.0 from an original CD a few months ago. It used to
work well. As of a few week's ago, it does not work. It shows a message "Unable
to load PSUT9532.dll Photoshp will not be able to support 16bit plu-ins. Continue
launching Y/N? If I tried to continue, it puts up a blank window and frees. The
strange thing is psut9532.dll exists in the program files/ adobe photoshop directory.

I uninstalled the program. When I used the CD now to re-install, it does not work.
The set-up.exe does not run at all.

The issue is repeatable on two computers I have that run XP. One other computer
I have with Windows ME, adobe photoshop 5.0 runs fine and the set-up CD loads fine

My theory is that there was an recent update to XP lately that caused this incompatibility?
Out of ideas and confused! I would like to photo editing back without spending a
lot for an upgrade.

A:PhotoShop 5.0 stopped working with XP

I would download a good copy of the DLL and replace all instances of it on your computer after a full search. Keep the old ones in the recycle bin so you at least can trace where they came from and restore them if other programs have problems. There are many sites like this: http://www.dlldump.com/download-dll-files_new.php/dllfiles/P/Psut9532.dll/3.0.42/download.html

Windows has a sharing system for utility files like DLLs. It should be a simple matter of the first program that installs a particular file being the only repository and other programs share that one. It never seems to work exactly as I anticipate. Photoshop may or may not be using the one in the folder. And that DLL might or might not have been removed and reloaded when you uninstalled and reinstalled the program. Another approach is to uninstall, remove the Photoshop folder and then reinstall. That will probably put a good version of the DLL on the computer.

It would also seem that a DLL starting with ps would be used only for Photoshop. That is probably true but you can’t count on that either. Search didn’t’ find it on my C drive at all, so CS must be using a different method of running 16 bit.

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I get this error message every time i try and open it, Re-installing it doesn't seem to work and i have no idea what todo next.. My drivers are up to date so microsoft say when i searched for an update..

Any help would be appreciated.


A:' Photoshop CS6 Has stopped working '

To help us help you,please use the TSG System Info tool to let Tech's know the specs of your computer: http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe Copy and paste the results here in your thread. You can use the TSG Info to fill in your computer information in your user profile as well.

Also, if its a brand name system like an Acer,Dell or HP, please post the exact model of the system.

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I know this must have been posted here somewhere i just can't find it. i've been online all morning trying to find a solution to this issue. this is the only program i'm having this issue with. its a new computer i got in dec and i have anti virus software and i've done numerous scans. the adobe site doesn't help at all.

has anyone else had this issue and how did you solve it?


A:adobe photoshop cs4 has stopped working

Have you tried uninstalling it then reinstalling it...

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Today I deleted Norton antivirus and installed the comcast free version of McAfee anti virus. Hours later when I needed to use Elements it would start but then just sit there forever and never fully load. This happened time and again even after rebooting. Finally I uninstalled Elements and tried to reinstall it. But when I click on the install button it just sits there. I have disabled Mcafee and still no luck. I've rebooted a number of times and still no luck. I'm running XP Home with all the latest updates and a gig of memory. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

A:Photoshop Elements stopped working

Which version(s) of Norton ??
Which version of Elements ??
Did you use the "tool" to remove all of Norton ???

Does this fit your version of Norton ?? ...

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i started getting this message every time i close photoshop. any one know a fix for it

A:adobe photoshop cs4 has stopped working

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Hello everyone, and thanks in advance.

Using Photoshop 7.01 for Windows, I cannot do now what I have done hundreds of times before: add Type to an image.

Old images with type can be edited with no problem. But with all new files created, the type does not appear on the image. (I have been in the RGB mode).

The only possible cause of the problem (that I can think of) is that I have been using InDesign recently, and perhaps (in InDesign) I have changed the color mode in repsonse to a dialogue box.

I'm perplexed and anxious-- I need my Type Tool to work!.

Suggestions deeply appreciated.


A:Photoshop 7 -- Type Tool Stopped Working

I’ve never had InDesign mess with my PS settings.

In the toolbar are the little boxes arranged with the black box upper left and the white box lower right? Or is the type color you have selected in the upper left box. If the white is in the upper left you print white. The two tiny boxes below and to the left will switch it back if you just want black and white. The double arrows above and to the right will swap the background and foreground.

I hope it is as simple as that.

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Hey all, thanks ahead of time for taking a look!

I've had this problem with Adobe Photoshop Extended (CS4 Version 11.0) and Microsoft Paint for about a month now. Anytime I try to "save" or "save as" with either of these programs, Vista produces the "[Photoshop or Paint] has stopped working - Windows is checking for a solution" error. It then, after maybe 15 seconds or so, says "[Photoshop or Paint] has stopped working - A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available."

This happens when I try to save ANYTHING on either of these programs, but it is restricted to only these two programs. Everything else, including all Microsoft Office software and even irfanview, which is another image editing software, work flawlessly. I do not believe that I downloaded any software prior to this problem. I've searched all over the internet for a solution but I can only find people having trouble saving as JPGs, but I cannot save at all with these programs, normally I can find someone who has solved the same problem and I follow their steps but this has absolutely stumped me. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!!!!!!

I know that some of these have no correlation to the actual issue, but I figured it's worth a shot. Here's all that I've tried to fix it -
-Reinstalled Photoshop
-Complete System Virus Scan via ESET NOD32 4.0.437.0
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A:[SOLVED] Cannot Save in Photoshop or Paint (Has Stopped Working)

You have Avast & ESET both installed?

Remove Avast using Removal Tool --> http://files.avast.com/files/eng/aswclear.exe

Re-boot upon completion.

Update ESET NOD32 installation to v4.2.40.0 --> http://www.eset.com/download


Test Photoshop, Paint, Word, others again.

Regards. . .



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Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: setup.exe_Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Application Version: 6.2.9200.16384
Application Timestamp: 5010a298
Fault Module Name: setup.exe
Fault Module Version: 6.2.9200.16384
Fault Module Timestamp: 5010a298
Exception Code: c0000096
Exception Offset: 000020f4
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

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A:Windows installer has stopped working or setup.exe has stopped working


Lets start here:

1. Download and save this tool to your desktop:

2. Run the tool, and then click 'Copy' - ignore any errors if they appear

3. Use CTRL+V to paste the unedited results of the validation tool here in your next reply


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Hi, I recently upgraded my PC from Vista to Windows 7.

The update took a while, but so far it has been well worth it. Photoshop worked just fine on Vista when I used it, and so far it has worked perfectly fine on 7. On the other hand, I am stuck in a spot where I keep crashing it and have not found a work around. Now I am wondering if this is related to Windows 7 or something just specific to Photoshop(I have never got it to crash before).

I am a student taking a Photoshop class, so this isn't some hardcore project or anything. I am following a lesson straight out of Adobe's Photoshop CS4 Classroom in a book, book....

Specifically the lesson 9, where we take a smart object, rasterize it, then apply it to a vanishing point filter. It is on this step where I drag a flat image and Photoshop converts it to appear like it belongs on a box, that Photoshop freezes, and windows makes it close down with no other option.

I know I put some technical stuff about photoshop here and this is a windows forum. I just thought maybe someone here would be knowledgeable on both subjects.

If anyone has some suggestions on ways to fix this please let me know. I know I could just stop doing it, but maybe there are other people who reproduce this error or something.

Thanks, Nick

A:Photoshop CS4 - "has stopped working"

Hello Nick, and welcome to the forums.

I'm not liking the sounds of the upgrade, possibly remnants of Vista having an effect on your system, but can not be definite on that.

Have you tried reinstalling Photoshop?

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I was wondering if anyone could help me?  I have been having a lot of issues with my computer and using the internet. I keep getting messages such as ‘windows explorer has stopped working ‘and ‘Host process for windows services stopped working’. I haven’t been able to stream videos (with the exception of youtube),  download certain programs and browsing sites is slow.  I remember my computer being fine until a window update but I don’t know if that’s a coincidence or not.  I have tired uninstalling windows explorer and system restore to no avail.
I would really appreciate any help or advice.
Here is a report for one of the error messages I received.
  A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name:                           AppHangXProcB1
  Application Name:                                iexplore.exe
  Application Version:                             10.0.9200.16686
  Application Timestamp:&... Read more

A:Windows explorer has stopped working / Host process for windows services stopped

Do things get better if you boot into Safe Mode with Networking?

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Hey, Fellas, I'm back.
Lately when I've tried looking at different folders and files on my hard drives I keep getting "Windows Explorer has stopped working and will restart." It's driving me nuts, I can barely do anything.
Also, same thing with Internet Explorer...I'm getting real sick of Vista's shoddiness..

A:Windows Explorer Stopped Working, Internet Explorer Stopped Working, what DOES work?

Have a look at the events log and make a virus scan too.

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Windows forced an upgrade to 10 this afternoon and suddenly I'm unable to use Photoshop 5.5. (Yes, I know it's an old program but it had no issues in Windows 8.1) The program will simply not open.

I can't afford a new version of PS, the one I have fits my needs, and I'm bordering on furious that it's not working due to this upgrade I did not want.

Is there any way to get to the program to work in 10? If not, I want to know how I can roll back to my previous version of Windows since I am incredibly unhappy with the OS so far.

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Hello All. I'm new to the site, and after having been tasked to fix my girlfriends computer. I'm left scratching my head. I don't know what she or her son did to this machine but everything I have tried has not worked. So any help would be greatly appreciated.

Machine - Dell Inspriron INSP1440

OS - Vista 32-bit SP2

Issues -

Cannot start internet browsers outside of safe mode. Every time I have tried I get an APPCRASH Error.

IE - Internet Explorer has stopped working.

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: iexplore.exe
Application Version: 9.0.8112.16421
Application Timestamp: 4d76255d
Fault Module Name: iexplore.exe
Fault Module Version: 9.0.8112.16421
Fault Module Timestamp: 4d76255d
Exception Code: c0000096
Exception Offset: 000026d1
OS Version: 6.0.6002.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: fd00
Additional Information 2: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160
Additional Information 3: fd00
Additional Information 4: ea6f5fe8924aaa756324d57f87834160

Firefox - Firefox has Stopped Working

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: firefox.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 4fda6075
Fault Module Name: ... Read more

A:APPCRASH When starting IE and Firefox, DNS Client Has Stopped Working, and Host Process (Rundll32) has stopped working Errors.

Here is the DNS client has stopped working error

DNS Client has stopped working

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: svchost.exe_Dnscache
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Application Timestamp: 47918b89
Fault Module Name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6002.18327
Fault Module Timestamp: 4cb73436
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000250fb
OS Version: 6.0.6002.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 7373
Additional Information 2: 38d9ec761cde35dc7ff9a3014cbc1e9a
Additional Information 3: 007a
Additional Information 4: f2126b35ab5de9a1c961e83e18b5e24b

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Hi guys, i have a strange problem, i am running Vista home basic 64 bit, and all of a sudden certain programs will not open,Itunes,Photoshop,and windows sidebar....

this is error message..... Adobe photoshop CS6 has stopped working a problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.

all of these programs used to work fine...

i can surf the net use Nero..etc..etc..

i have tried to reinstall and it makes no difference..

i really have no idea where to start and i dont really want to have to do a total reinstall...

anybody any ideas..??


A:Itunes,Photoshop,Windows Sidebar not working

From your description of which programs won't open, you didn't include Adobe. However, you're getting an Adobe error message. Or, are you saying this happens when you try to launch Adobe?

You said you tried to reinstall. What did you try to reinstall?

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Hi, I have a Lenovo W530 on which I reinstalled Windows 7 and lenovo softwares and drivers from scratch. Everything works well but for a very annoying detail: The ctrl+shift+s photoshop keyboard shortcut is not longer responding. It was working just before I did the re-install of Windows with the same photoshop installation package I have tried the following without success:- Installing Windows 10 and all the drivers/software and Photoshop (Decided I didn't like it as my PC was running 10 degrees celcius hotter)- re-installing the keyboard driver from the lenovo website on my fresh Windows 7 install- Switching fn/ctrl keys in the bios back and forth- Running Windows troubleshooter- There are no failing processes/services/exe in the reliability monitor nor in event viewer What works:- other keyboard shortcuts work well in photoshop- assigning another keyboard shortcut to save as in photoshop allows works Well it is minor, but bugging me!

W530, Windows 7 64bit, 256SSD Crucial M4 boot drive, 1tb WD Blue in Ultrabay, 16GB m-sata expresscache drive, NVIDIA K1000M, i7-3630QM processor, 8gb RAM 1600.

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this morning i got those 2 errors pop up, and i cannot get into system info, cannot do a system restore
running windows 7

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Im running Photoshop 5.5 on windows xp & downloaded a pluggin so i can open DDS files & edit them. Pluggin installs & I start doing just that, DDS file saves correctly & i can now play Mount & Blade with my own meshes & their new textures, Life is good, but its getting late so i shutdown & go to bed. Next morning i startup computer but now Photoshop cannot open DDS files? I just get a box pop up saying i need Photoshop 3.0 or higher thats compatable with this plugin, but i have5.5 & it worked last night? (Though sometimes theres no box & it just has to end program) Once thats closed down i get a error message saying:
DDE Server Windowhotoshop.exe - Application Error The instruction at "0x7c9113c0"referenced memory at "0x00000000". The memory could not be "written".

Anyone out there that can offer some insite into whats happened to my photoshop?

A:Photoshop 5.5 has stopped opening DDS files?

The clue might be the warning you got from the plug-in after reboot. It expects to see photoshop 3.0. That could imply it is written for version 3 and is actually too old to work properly with the version 5.5 you have. Your best bet is possibly to forget it, uninstall it and find an alternative that is more recent. If it won't uninstall and leave you with a working Photoshop, you will have to reinstall photoshop.

A second clue is the error referring to DDE server. This is a communications technology not supplied by either Photoshop or the plug-in - it is microsoft product and it may be you have a corrupted version, or the add-on has installed .DLL's which have incorrectly overwritten a later version in XP. I can't offer advice on how to update or repair DDE, sorry, but maybe a reinstall of photoshop might do it.

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Ahh, back again for more computer troubles. Apologies if this is in the wrong thread.

So, I'm really confused as to how three things have suddenly stopped working out of the blue. My tablet was working perfectly fine earlier, until I restarted my computer. The driver automatically crashes after start up, even after updating the driver. I have also noticed that Windows Photo Viewer and Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 also crash as soon as they're started up.

Any idea how I can fix these sudden problems? It's really frustrating that I can't draw, open photos, OR use Photoshop all of a sudden. Nothing was changed as far as I know for them to stop working.

A:Tablet Driver, Photoshop Elements and Windows Photo Viewer suddenly not working?

<<The driver automatically crashes after start up...>>There are all sorts of drivers working in any Windows system...there are hardware drivers, Windows drivers, and software drivers.The two programs you mention have their own drivers.We need to have exact quotes of error messages...to even have a chance of determining what might be wrong with your system.Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it. Checkmark the following checkboxes: List last 10 Event Viewer log List Installed Programs List Users, Partitions and Memory size. Click Go and paste the content into your next post.Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 .Louis

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OK, I am not sure if this is the correct forum, but a search of this forum, the Business Applications forum and the Multimedia forum yielded no results.

I am working on a Dell Inspiron N5010 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1 with Intel i5 2.67 GHz processor, 6 GB RAM.

Both Adobe Premiere Elements 9 and Photoshop Elements 9 are installed and were working (for years) up until recently. Both suddenly developed a problem with the Organizer.

If I double click on the desktop icon to open Premiere, and then click on the Organize button, I see this message:

"Elements 9 Organizer has stopped working."

If I then click on "View problem details" I see this information:

Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: PhotoshopElementsOrganizer.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 4d90791c
Fault Module Name: mc_demux_mp2_ds.ax
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 4c6e25d8
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000ef2da
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

I then click on the "Close the program" button.

However, If I double click on the desktop icon to open Premiere, and then click on the "Open Project" button and then click on a project, the project ope... Read more

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I get these two error messages every time I start my computer, is there any help? I have an Acer 4810T

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Sorry new at this....
Running vista basic...problem is after logging onto account I cannot load desktop icons, start menu and continually receive WINDOWS EXPLORER HAS STOPPED WORKING...WINDOWS IS RESTARTING...over and over...HELP

A:windows has stopped working

Is this a new laptop? Has it been running fine before but now it doesn't? Is this the first time you are running it?

If you were to post your system specs and give us a little more detailed information on what's going on, we may proceed to help you better.

All I can speculate now is to try to do a system restore or system repair.

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So my dad's ~3 month old netbook, which I got for him for his birthday, just had his first crash/error.

Here are the specs first and foremost:

Acer Aspire ONE 532h-2588 - Atom N450 1.66 GHz - 10.1" TFT specs and Laptop specifications - CNET Reviews

Here's the crash/error log taken from the Reliability Monitor:

I would have uploaded the memory dump file as well, but it's a whopping ~140 MBs .

So you guys have any ideas as of what could have caused this?


A:'Windows stopped working'.

Please zip up the memory.dmp file and upload it to a free file hosting service.
Then post the link here so we can download it.

If you can run the Windows Debugging Tools, the command

.dump /m C:\Users\Public\Desktop\minidump.dmp
will generate a minidump file on the Public desktop that'll be easier to upload.

Meanwhile, here's all the info that I have on this error message: BSOD Index

Also, please provide the info in the post for us: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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Hi everyone i have a very ineresting poblem(CRAZY!!)
All of my optical drives stopped working under windows 1 dvd-rom 1 dvd-rw
and 1 cd-rw however they show up in device manager with a yellow ! and when you click on them they show you this:
Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware. The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39):
Well i tried several times to delete them and to reistall dosn't help they are all loading up but never showing up in "my computer" folder.. In Bios all 3 are showing up + if i put a bootable disk like norton antivirus it will boot from the cd( tried all 3 of my drives all of them will boot from cd). searched for viruses with norton-nothing. SO PLEASE IF ANY ONE HAS ANY IDEA WHAT TO DO OTHER TEH MAKING EVERYTHING FLAT AND REINSTALLING WINDOWS I AM ALL EARS.


A:cd rom's stopped working under windows XP

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I have a Teclast X2 Pro with Win 10

Teclast X2 Pro Review - A Powerful Surface Clone

Now it has stopped working, it takes forever to log in and everything just freezes after just a couple of minutes. I have tried to format my drive and reinstall but with no success. I did a memory test with MemTest86 and everything was fine. Is there something else I can troubleshot to find out what can be wrong?

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I can use a usb pendrive, or a memory card reader in my usb.

But both of my protable usb hard drives are not showing when plugged in.

I have tried a usb 'Y' cable.
but no good.

Both drives work on my netbook..
But not on my windows 7 pc.

Please advise.


A:BOTH my Usb hdd's have stopped working on windows 7

Where they working before in your windows 7 environment? Some of the older usb HDD are OS specific and bit specific (32 bit or 64 bit). Check with your USB HDD manufacturers specs to verify.

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Hiya im new to this forum 
im using windows 7 and recently for about a month now i kept getting "has stopped working" for most softwares im using.
 i searched this forum for help i saw someone say run sfc /scannow.
So i did but im not sure what it means so i posted a log with it here.
if anyone can help me resolve this issue it would be highly appropriated.
Link for log: https://www.dropbox.com/s/d93036qpuhjqtyp/CBS.log?dl=0

A:Windows keeps saying "has stopped working"

Have you tried running a system restore to an earlier date, ran a disk cleanup and defrag?

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Model #: A6Z59UAAfter i got Windows 10, my Wi-Fi stopped working, i need my Wi-Fi so i can work away from home on my laptop.My current driver is Broadcom 802.11n Network AdaptorRealtek PCIe FE Family Controller It says i have no updates needed, and i'm tired of waiting after a month, i need a fix now.

A:Wi-Fi Stopped Working With Windows 10

You may need the AMD chipset driver for that one. Select the first one listed.http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Pages/raid_windows.aspx 

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I have windows 8 pro in my desktop.When i started to run nfs mw 1 it opened but while loading for gameplay it stops working and windows says that there is a problem to work the program properly,so i will have to close it.I have tried for all compability mode but its sltill does not work.Please help me

A:nfs mw 1 has stopped working in windows 8 pro

Best if you supply some system specs.Also can you check your event logs to determine what the error was?What graphic setting are you using in NFSMW? Have you tried changing the automatic video and other settings?In the mean time, try a clean install of your video card drivers. NVidia has an option during its install process, not sure about ATI or others.

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Recently Ive had a few issues with my computer due to a virus.
I believe I removed them, but I still have issues with booting up.

After I sign in I receive a message saying "Windows Explorer has Stopped Working" The funny thing about this whole situation is that I could go online in safe mode, but that is all I can do.

I did some research and downloaded Registry Easy and thought that would fix my problems. It fixed alot of my problems but when I checked to see if it fixed my Windows Explorer they give me a message saying
"Error in shdocvw.dll Missing entry: dll install",
so I did some more research and downloaded the file "shdocvw.dll"
but when I go into c:/windows/system32 I see the file "shdocvw.dll" there already. But in my c:/windows/system folder I dont see the file. I dont know if it belongs there or not.

What do I do from here?

A:Windows has stopped Working

I hope that would help

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I've been able to fax with this for almost a year, sometimes attaching a jpeg file. Now it requests a tif file.
Even so, it starts to send a fax, indicating that it is "Sending Page 1 of 2" for an elapsed time of over 5 minutes. Then it says " The remote fax machine did not respond in time".
I called the recipient and their machine is working fine.

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Operating System Windows 7 and has 32 Bit

the problem with Windows Explorer is when i try to open the Folders/SubFolders it showing the "Windows has Stopped Working" and "Windows Explorer is Restarting" and closing the windows and not allowing the files to access.. most of the folders .. its nt allowing....

is this a Virus infected to my Desktop(PC)..?
i have a AVG and Malware Bytes AV ... it doesnt show any thing

Please any help me to solve the problem.


A:Windows has Stopped Working


Windows Explorer has Stopped Working

Issue has been Fixed... Boot the System and u willl get the Options .. Recover Windows Console.. and try for Other Options too...like Memory Virus..

i has been resolved ...

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I have Windows 7 Professional and have a backup drive on my home network. I've had it for years and have a share setup with:
net use y: \\mybackup\public
I have a backup program that backs up files to y: and it has worked for years and years, no problems.  I've changed nothing, other than applying Microsoft's updates when required, and now my backup program can't access this drive.  When I execute
the above command I get this error:
"System error 58 has occurred.  The specified server cannot perform the requested operation."
I've searched around and can't find out what to do.  I have 2 other computers on my home network that execute the exact same command because they run the exact same backup program, and they both have access to the shared drive.  One of those
computers runs Win 7 Professional, the other Win 10.  So, I know it's not the backup drive.  Any ideas?
I also went to my upstairs computer running Win 7 Pro.  I removed the network drive and re-added it...no problem.  I go to my downstairs computer with Win 7 Pro, and if I execute the net use command, or open windows explorer, then right
click on Computer, then map network drive, choose y: and add \\mybackup\public in the folder box, I get the same error.  Any help would be appreciated.

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I hope someone can help me, l am a disabled artist in the UK and just got a new notebook {laptop } as l can't get about l rely on my website so need to download my picures to my website. Tried first time and no bother but then it just would not download any picture. From brows it was showing me 4 pictures were normaly it has the whole file to choose from. .I have tried to go backwards to pick up the pic l want but it just shows a list, l tried one from the list but it would not download to my website.
On widows live and pictures l have all the pictures l; need but no one will see them there to buy. Of all the things on my pc l use the most and it won't work.

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I RECENTLY BROUGHT HPPAVILIONdv2918TXLAPTOP and using windowsvistahomebasic..
when i m trying to open any folder or any thing it is opening a dialog box as windows explorer has stopped working and asking to restart program every time randomly and making unable to work
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Explorer.exe
Application Version: 6.0.6000.16386
Application Timestamp: 4549b091
Fault Module Name: CLMedia.dll
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 43118e4f
Exception Code: c0000094
Exception Offset: 00003fb6
OS Version: 6.0.6000.
Locale ID: 16393
Additional Information 1: d6aa
Additional Information 2: 550813108d42c370043e28bb37aac5af
Additional Information 3: d6aa
Additional Information 4: 550813108d42c370043e28bb37aac5af

this problem started when i tried to burn the disc ...
this is causing a serious problem and am unable to open anything....
so,please kindly reply me as early as posibble

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-50, x64 Family 15 Model 72 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 957 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce Go 6150, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 82615 MB, Free - 411 MB; D: Total - 11727 MB, Free - 11130 MB; E: Total - 1027 MB, Free - 684 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30B9, 65.2B, None
Antivirus: None

Windows stops working and then restarts and won't run any windows applications not update or control panel or any windows programs like media player or any of the rest of them...???

A:windows stopped working

Are there any error messages when you try to run a program ?

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I store most pictures on memory sticks, but now when I try to move pictures from file to file or add new pictures windows stops working every time using this accer notebook. If I go to another computer with my memory sticks it will let me work with the
files as normal. What is the problem? 

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I have searched the forums the best I could, but I don't see anything with my exact problems

I have a freshly installed windows XP system (4 days old now), suddenly it won't read CDs or DVDs any more. The pc recognizes the drive, but it does switch between "CD Drive" and "LG GH22NP20". It says every CD I put in is blank, no error codes or anything, just blank.

- Upper/Lower Limits in registry - didn't have those entries
- Replaced DVD drive - still no work
- Uninstalled all references to
IDE / CD / DVD drives and
sata controllers and let windows
reinstall new ones - no difference
- Installed new Nvidia drivers - no change
- Checked BIOS for proper
settings - All Good
- Moved drive to Secondary
IDE Controller - No change
- Tried another cable - No change
Finally I Booted a Linux Live CD, and everything worked fine, so I know the PC is fine, and the drive is fine

System specs:
AMD Athlon XP 3000+
2 Gigs DDR400
WD 200 Gig HD
LG GH22NP20 DVD RW drive
Fresh install Windows XP Pro w/SP3

Thanks in advance to anyone who wants to help me tackle this one!

A:Windows XP dvd rom stopped working


I guess you've done just about everything, but try the reg script below. I realize you deleted the Upper and Lower Filters entries, but the rest may work:

Copy the Code below. Open Notepad and paste it in. Save the result in a suitable location as drives.reg - making sure that the default .txt extension doesn't appear in the file name (Save as type = All Files).
Double-click on the saved .reg file and Merge the contents.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00






Also, looking at Microsoft's troubleshooter, the only ones left are in the Advanced section, Methods 1, 2 and 3

Hope something works.

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I have gone back to windows 7 and will not go back to windows 10 , I have had nothing but problems with it for at least 3 weeks now , not sure what the last update edid but it screwed up my computer so I couldn't do anything on it , I couldn't even check my mail

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Hello,Lot has been written about this subject, and I have tried all suggestions.When I first upgraded from Windows 7 to W10, all the Fn keys worked.  Then i upgraded a few of the Lenovo W10 software upgrades, and now most Fn keys work, but not F5 and a couple of others.  F2, F3, F4, F6, F7, Brightness up/down, and LED on/off all work.   F5 does not, yet I can turn OFF Bluetooth in the W10 setting (and that works), but the Bluetooth light does not turn off.  When I turn ON Bluetooth in the W10 settings, it finds my bluetooth speaker and I can play music thru it. I have uninstalled most Lenovo drivers and other Lenovo software, and am looking for some suggestions on what to try. Thanks  

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A:Windows 10 Fn+F5 stopped working

Did you try installing the Lenovo hot key driver in compatability mode (Windows 7).?

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i constantly get error messages windows explorer has stopped working.i have lots of files saved on my laptop.so tell me solutions other than system restore plzzz

A:windows explorer has stopped working

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