What To Do If Opening Files Is Slow In Photoshop
Whether you are attempting to access the file from a local disk, file server, or shared drive, you may have experienced that opening files in Photoshop can be slow. There are a few different things that can be done to speed up the opening of these files in Photoshop. Some users have experienced positive results from the print system, by resetting to a non-networked printer. Often, when Photoshop is slow to open a file, it's looking for a networked printer as well. Additionally, Adobe suggests that deleting a file named "com.adobe.mediabrowser.plist" from inside Adobe Bridge can help, or at least set permissions on that file to "No Access" and lock the preferences. The file is a preference that holds a list of files recently opened by Creative Suite applications. If you aren't comfortable deleting or restricting a file like this, some users have also found that disabling Version Cue from the preferences reduces or removes lagging and delays.
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