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Cannot save files as JPEG

Nov 19, 2012 3:06 PM

Tags: #photoshop_elements_5.0 #photoshop_issues

Hey all,

 

I've been using an old version of Photoshop for awhile (Photoshop Elements 5.0) and it hasn't been buggy until now. I made a photoshop file, saved it, and when I tried to save it as a JPEG I get an "cannot complete request due to a system error" type message. It's a normal file, simple layers, contrast, brushes, etc., but I've tried opening normal JPEG files, drawing on it, and saving, still nothing. I've never had this problem in the past and I don't know much about computers so any help would be greatly appreciated. Please and thanks!

 
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    Nov 19, 2012 10:09 PM   in reply to LoveInChains

    i think you need to reinstall your photoshop. Sounds like something broke

     
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    Nov 26, 2012 11:54 AM   in reply to LoveInChains

    Can you save in other formats? Say tiff?

     

    If yes. You need to reset your preferences.

     

    Go to this folder:

     

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 5

     

    Find PhotoshopElementsEditor

    Press Ctrl + Alt +Shift keys and double click on this file. It will launch the Preference reset dialog box.

     
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