Monday, May 21, 2012

Lenovo W520 and Photoshop CS6 Scratch Disk

Just upgraded to CS6 targeting the mSATA. On start there was an immediate error "Could not open a scratch file because the file is locked." Apparently, there is a bug in CS6 where it insists on using the C: drive, where I no longer have a Users directory. Looking across the net I found some clues.

After a bit of experimenting, one did work. I held down just CTRL-ALT then went to the Start menu to start Photoshop CS6. A menu appears to specify the Scratch Disk and I point it to D:. The picture above was edited using Photoshop, so it worked!

5 comments:

Sadd Family said...

Many thanks! Worked like a charm for me.

David said...

Thanks, I'm glad I found this!

Thijs said...

gosh I was looking for this for days!!! thanks a lot!!!

Thomas Burdick said...
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Thomas Burdick said...

Thanks for the advice. I had such a problem. I could not solve this problem alone. It was necessary to seek the replacement of Photoshop. I found it https://aurorahdr.com/make-hdr-in-photoshop-cs6. Very similar to Photoshop, quickly learned to work in it. If you're tired of photoshop, I advise you to try. Good luck.