All Adobe products crash when opening files

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Hello Experts - I have a desktop running Win7x64 with Adobe Illustrator, Acrobat, and Photoshop (CS3) installed.  They all have the same problem.  When attempting to open files if I try and browse to any folder other than what it defaults to the application crashes and I lose any unsaved work.  What could be causing all these Adobe products to fail in the same way?
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Here is a copy of the error in the Application log after an Illustrator crash:

Faulting application name: Illustrator.exe, version: 13.0.128.0, time stamp: 0x45fa64db
Faulting module name: VersionCue.DLL, version: 3.0.0.78, time stamp: 0x45f02987
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000e7480
Faulting process id: 0x2cc
Faulting application start time: 0x01cf65445167d2d5
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CS3\Support Files\Contents\Windows\Illustrator.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe Version Cue CS3\Client\3.0.0\VersionCue.DLL
Report Id: b9f105a9-d13f-11e3-8973-002564a7131b
Are all these applications from CS3? If so, they are not compatible (or at least not supported) with Windows 7:

http://www.adobe.com/store/en_us/popup/software/creativesuite/mastercollection/systemreqs.html
Commented:
To test khkremer's compatibility idea, right click on the shortcut for one of the applications and select properties. Click on the Compatibility tab.
Check the box under Compatibility mode to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:"
Select Windows XP and click OK.
Start the program and test.
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Using compatibility mode worked great, thank you!

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