Troubleshooting Dreamweaver cs5

Posted on 2011-05-02
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am having trouble with Dreamweaver CS5 crashing when applying spry form validation.  I know there is a way to trash my preferences or something to clean the slate.  But I can't remember the procedure.
Question by:Baub Eis
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    Accepted Solution

    Hi baub_eis,

    There are two ways to do it.  The least invasive is to close DW and delete the WinFileCache-xxxxxx.dat file located in:

    C:\Users\YOU\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Dreamweaver CS5\en_US\Configuration

    If that doesn't fix it, then rename the whole Configuration folder to Configuration.old and reopen DW.  


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    by:Baub Eis
    Can't seem to find the file.  Thats what I had done in the past.  I'm using windows xp.  and I am looking in the c:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Adobe\Dreamweaver CS5\en_US\Configuration

    I don't want to rename the configuration folder because I use a lot of extensions and would have to reinstall all of those.....
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    Expert Comment

    by:Jason C. Levine
    That's the right path, assuming you are logged in as Administrator.  The file is in that folder and the -xxxxxxxx part is a random number.  It will have a recent timestamp, so you may want to sort by modification date.

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