Have you ever epaired your permissions?
Yip i repeared all disk permissons, in disk utitly, restarted and opened illustrator. Cretaed a simple eps file and saved tried to open it again and i got this message " Can't open the illustration. The illustration exceeds an implementation limit. systemdict ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ ˇ"
any other ideas?