can't save preferences in PS CS5

Community Beginner ,
Dec 19, 2020 Dec 19, 2020

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Just installed PS CS5 from disk.  When I try to save preferences or chamge workspace I get the message in pic below.  How do I fix? I've done what it says but to no avail.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Dec 19, 2020 Dec 19, 2020

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Hi. Please try fixing the system permissions and reinstalling the application: https://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/global/repair-disk-permissions-running-disk.html

 

Marlon Ceballos.

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 20, 2020 Dec 20, 2020

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No help Marlon.  Still getting the same message as earlier.  BYW, I'm running PS on a 2007 iMac upgraded to El Capitan.  Disk Utility says all is OK.  Any other options?

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Success!  Used Tinker Tool to show hidden files, found PS settings and deleted.  All working fine now!

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