2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 23, 2014 8:51 AM by Derek Kemp

    Camera Raw crashes with use of white balance eye dropper.

    Derek Kemp

      Using PS CC2014.2.1

      Since this update, whenever I use the white balance eyedropper in Camera Raw, if placed over an over exposed region, instead of the dialogue box popping up to warn that the area is too bright, the system just freezes. Have to launch task manager and close PS.

      If eyedropper is placed on non-over exposed (not clipped) area, it seems alright. Anyone else experiencing this?

        • 1. Re: Camera Raw crashes with use of white balance eye dropper.
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          • 2. Re: Camera Raw crashes with use of white balance eye dropper.
            Derek Kemp Level 1

            Sorry to have troubled you. I posted a better text on question 6954700.

            I have since discovered that the issue occurs also on my install of CS6 and PS CC. All three versions are doing the same thing now so I have to assume there is something happening within my computer.

            FYI: Windows 7, the issue has never occurred before, over the past several years.The computer is 2008 vintage. A new computer is just being completed, so will see if problem still exists on it.


            Thanks, Derek