Excessive or outdated temporary files can interfere with performance of Windows or applications. Its worth mentioning it wasnt specifically the printer but how the user had configured the advanced driver settings. If you lost files on an external storage device, connect the storage device to your computer firstly. No changes or updates were necessary. Does anybody else experience this? Check here for up-to-date resources, tips, tutorials, and more! When data recovery is turned on, Illustrator may pause while backing up large or complex files. Another suggestion was to create a new system user and to try to start Illustrator with that new user.
If so, did you find a work-around? I run it with the task manager open and watch the performance meters and nothing really moves when illustrator opens and thats when it has the most problems. View the Control Panel in Classic View 1. Doesn't seem to matter if there are any other programs running. We have 2 marketing employees that use Adobe cc and the main use they have is illustrator and now slowly over the last couple of months illustrator has become painfully slow and at time becoming unresponsive. Since deleting the reimported preferences file three weeks ago, there have been no further crashes — at least so far. Beachball, mouse unresponsive, beachball stops spinning, time doesn't update, screen doesn't shut off when the lid is closed. You may not ever use that program unless you really need it! Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site.
Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic forum and Apple can therefore provide no guarantee as to the efficacy of any proposed solutions on the community forums. These three apps work fine with Windows 10. I use these apps frequently to do volunteer graphics work and just hate having to pay a monthly subscription to Adobe to switch to their cloud base apps when everything was working just fine. Troubleshoot codec problems by removing recently installed codecs or by temporarily disabling one codec at a time and attempting to re-create the problem. That's mainly caused by its autosave feature. If you experience problems, it's likely that the most recently reenabled startup item or service is causing the problem.
If all this fails, you can bring out the big guns and try the , provided by Adobe. The only reason I'm using 2015. I don't have this program but you might try to see if it works with the compatibility mode. A scratch disk file is temporary disk space used for storing data and performing computations. Observe if there are any anomalies or if it seems normal. Also Adobe Premiere Elements 9 was found the same way, but in Adobe folder. To re-create the Illustrator preferences file: 1.
If the problem doesn't recur, then the original user account is probably damaged. Maybe it's just the preferences file? Where Do I set the autosave options in case that one day I'd lose a file again? If you are really dedicated, you could uninstall, and then run a registry cleaner and search for leftover Illustrator keys in Windows Registry which may be causing the freezing. I use these apps frequently to do volunteer graphics work and just hate having to pay a monthly subscription to Adobe to switch to their cloud base apps when everything was working just fine. See if this work for you. I dont think thats exactly my problem I am having that you suggested to do.
And it still freaking slow especially when I work with traced watercolor images. Try to open a previous file and check for any issues. Plagiarism may result in banning. On one of my computers Illustrator has started freezing up on me. We may allow this for active contributing members. Any help or ideas is much appreciated What version of Illustrator is it? I set all of mine to Windows 7, because that's what I ran before and everything worked.
Apparently the issue has not been reported so far. Some of the programs are not compatible with Windows X when running with Vista compatibility, so better to ensure your Photoshop is running at least at Windows 7 or higher. Could that be my issue? Illustrator creates a new preferences file. See if this work for you. If the backup went wrong, it makes Illustrator halt, hang, and then crash.
Contact the device manufacturer to make sure that you are using the latest device driver. And let us know what you think. I havent lost any work but there are plenty of times where I had mini cardiac episodes because I thought I did. Before you start your Adobe application, disable other applications and services using Selective Startup. Note that you can only recover a previous version of the lost Illustrator file, as Illustrator Data Recovery is not absolute. See if this work for you.
Most all of the programs default automatically to run in Vista mode. Run this software and scan the lost file. I'm connected to a network server as well. Here is an update to my previous post. All discovered or submitted by the Illustrator community. What version of Illustrator is it? Well we want to see it.