Turn off the alternate plugins folder preference: you're using it incorrectly to load obsolete plugins.
You need to reference, copy, or reinstall JUST your third party plugins.
Trying to load obsolete Adobe plugins into a new version of Photoshop is going to cause problems (as you've seen).
Thx. Fixed it. It was not a matter of obsolete plugs but plug installers not putting plug files in the right folders. The plug architecture really needs an update.
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hero jig wrote:
I do not want to reinstall all my 3rd party plugs from CS 5.1
You really do. I'm sure you'd like Photoshop to work right.
The real issue is that the Plug-ins subfolder in Photoshop CS5.1 contained not only the plug-ins you installed, but those from Adobe as well. Pointing the new version of Photoshop at the plug-ins supplied by Adobe with an older version is a no-no.
Note that many 3rd party plug-ins won't work right even if you reference them the way you did, as they sometimes also install files into the Photoshop program area.
As soon as I put the onone files in the right place and pointed to the 5.1 3rd party folder all is well. Older plugs still work and the enable click now works thx.