Solved

photoshop 5.5 always hanged

Posted on 2000-04-25
12
276 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-02
I use photoshop 5.0 before , my computer is alright . But after I use photoshop5.5 , computer always hanged .
Just restart computer automatically or the hold window no response .

My computer is petium  450 MHz , 128 M ram , Cwin98 . I use photoshop5.5 to make filtering , resize image  , add text to image but always hanged .

Any requirement to install photoshop 5.5 and any method to prevent hanging
 
0
Comment
Question by:adragon218
12 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:thethunderbolts
ID: 2757835
This is a software problem which basically is with the photoshop software
since its only the photoshop software which crashes

try reinstalling again and choose custom installation instead of typical, and see to it that you eliminate online help features etc.

if you have another operating system like win NT then install it there and create a shortcut in win 98 and it would work

0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:rickson
ID: 2809316
if it is only PS5 hanged(crash), the other way try to uninstall it and clear the registry.

if there are other kind of program that also crash, then try reinstall the win98(cause win98 is not as stable as NT system).

one more thing, can u specify/list down the program that u have install? causesome of them can cause the PS5 can't run.
0
 

Author Comment

by:adragon218
ID: 2809734
Only window 98 and PS5.5 installed in my computer and I have install cwin98
serveral times . I have also tried to increase ram . I think if I use NT workstation wil l be better , but I still want to sue win98 .
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:ullaspa
ID: 2810200
Hi! Adragon,

Check out the memory settings in the file\preferences menu. In the plug-ins and scratch disks option try giving your hard disk partitions as second, third and fourth. Make sure that you don't touch the first scratch disk allocation.

You would need to restart photoshop having done this. I hope this solves your problem.

Regards,

Ullas P.A.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:kencam
ID: 2810389
Adragon,

I think that you may want to review the instructions for installing Photoshop 5.5 on a computer that already has 5.0 installed.  5.5 uses a different directory structure due to the inclusion of ImageReady.  

Take a look at the troubleshooting help page at Adobe:
http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/c8be.htm

Hope you find it helpful.

Kencam
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:mediagirl
ID: 2928368
5.5 consumes more ram than 5.0. You should have at least 128 Meg ram for 5.5 to work correctly.

mediagirl.
0
Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

 

Author Comment

by:adragon218
ID: 2930312
I have 128M ram in my computer
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:mediagirl
ID: 2934505
Go to start, programs, accessories, system tools and watch your system monitor. Run PS as you normally would then watch what happens to your system monitor. If it is a memory issue, you would be able to tell from there. Please report back and I'll go on from there :)

mediagirl.
0
 

Author Comment

by:adragon218
ID: 2936923
I have monitor the cpu and memory form the system tools . When the photoshop running resize or filtering , the phsyical memory begin decrease and near to only serval mega btye , and the computer hanged or reboot , even sometimes I find that memory not few but also hanged .
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:mediagirl
ID: 2936942
Sorry but you lost me there. Are you talking about the system monitor? At what levels did the system monitor graphs peak?
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
kimbers earned 50 total points
ID: 2938426
Hi,
I have had the same problems with Photoshop 5.5, I have a 500Mhz pc with 256 meg ram, which should be more than enough!
What I have done is in Photoshop, go to File Menu > Preferences > Memory & Image Cache, this shows exactly how much memory photoshop actually uses. Many people, like yourself may have 128 meg ram available, but photoshop may actually only be using 50% of it. To correct this, you should put up the % of memory used by photoshop to approx 90%. You have to reboot the machine for the changes to take place.
Hope this works

Kimbers
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:jatcan
ID: 3154441
Photoshop 5.5 has a thing with Norton Antivirus 2000. Download the updates and see in the files list if there is a fix for photoshop rebooting/hanging error. I did this and haven't had a problem since.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

HOW TO CREATE A WEB 2.0 IMAGE WITH A REFLECTION I would like to start by saying I know Web 2.0 isn't a style. It is actually the practice of information sharing or  collaboration on the Web. It is also associated with the technology that is used …
In this article, I'll explain how to change the color of a selection in Photoshop. I'm sure there are a couple different ways to do this in photoshop, but this is my preferred method in Photoshop. I am using Photoshop CS6 and I will be adjusting the…
This video demonstrates how to use each tool, their shortcuts, where and when to use them, and how to use the keyboard to improve workflow.
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to correct colors in Photoshop using the Hue and Saturation adjustment Open a photo for editing in Photoshop: Begin by creating a new adjustment layer by going to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Hue and Saturat…

932 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now