Photoshop CS3 Application Error

By DragonPoet
Apr 7, 2008
  1. OK, so I have just recently cloned my hard drive, and so that was successfully done. Until I tried to open up my Photoshop CS3 Extended. it pops up with and error saying "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005). Click on OK to terminate the application." I tried to google it and I came up with the conclusion that it's a registry error. Does any one know what it is and how I can fix it? Thanks.
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Adobe has very special security settings that usually prevent a cloned install. They also require an uninstall before the new install. You would probably benefit from a talk with Adobe if you are the legal owner. They will be happy to help, but you cannot have it on two machines at once, without trickery.
  3. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,467   +1,760

    I'm hoping that a moderator will pick up on your posts so that we can call you "BANNED"
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