Re: Photoshop keeps freezing!

New Here ,
Jun 14, 2021 Jun 14, 2021

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PC CS4 

I click on the font tool and photoshop shuts down

 

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New Here ,
Jun 15, 2021 Jun 15, 2021

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Why when I click on the font tool -- which I use immensely -- my CS4 immediately shut downs ? Adobe is basically laughing at me when I contact them because they don't support a client. Grrrrr. It crashes. Re-install doesn't work and can't tell me how to delete corrupt fonts. 

 

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Jun 15, 2021 Jun 15, 2021

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This is a very old version of Photoshop (over 12 years old) and it not work under a recent OS version.

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Jun 15, 2021 Jun 15, 2021

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Had zero problems until yesterday. 

 

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Jun 15, 2021 Jun 15, 2021

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And "very old" has been resilient and steady until this

 

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Jun 15, 2021 Jun 15, 2021

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Do you know how I can delete "corrupt" fonts? Appreciate your help

 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jun 15, 2021 Jun 15, 2021

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Do a Google search for "delete corrupted fonts on [insert your operating system here]."

 

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Jun 15, 2021 Jun 15, 2021

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Plenty of both. CS4 and Windows 10. I've tried the reset 

 

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Jun 15, 2021 Jun 15, 2021

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All I want is my font tool to work!

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Jun 16, 2021 Jun 16, 2021

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Hi @defaultpn54eqllgdu3 

 

Did you try resetting preferences?

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/preferences.html

 

Another thought since you can't even click the Type tool is to try opening the Character panel first and change the typeface to something benign and see if you can type.

 

Before you change the typeface, please tell us what typeface Photoshop is trying to use. One possibility is that typeface is causing the issue.

 

~ Jane

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