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Photoshop 7: unable to delete or cut certain files

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by EWha6, Jan 23, 2005.

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  1. EWha6

    EWha6 Thread Starter

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    Hi all,

    For some reason I can't determine, certain psd files on my hard drive cannot be cut and pasted or deleted.

    They can be copied and pasted with no problems.

    I have tried the following:

    rebooting.
    (i haven't tried safe mode yet as I have a deadline and it's strikes me as a workaround rather than a solution)
    Closed down all other apps.
    Stopped all non essential processes and services.
    still no luck.


    My system is custom built
    winxp
    2.8 intel 4
    1.5 gig ram
    80 gb hard drive (15gb free space)
    Using photoshop 7

    I hope someone can help.
     
  2. uly7

    uly7

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    Delete the preference file, in Photoshop CS, you will find it in:
    Adobe Photoshop CS Prefs.psp in the
    Documents and Settings\[user profile]\Application Data\Adobe\Photoshop\8.0\Adobe Photoshop CS Settings folder.
    See what happen.
    Another way to try is by rename the files.
    Good luck
    Uly7
     
  3. Arcadion

    Arcadion

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    Have these files been copied off CD? They may be marked read-only. To check, right-click on the file, click Properties, and check for a tick in the box next to "Read Only".
     
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