3 Replies Latest reply on Mar 3, 2016 1:05 PM by ChadOfDoom

    LR6 (not cc) hangs upon opening *UPDATED*


      Hey guys,


      I've been using LR6 no problems all for months on my rMBP. I opened to laptop today to continue and LR was frozen with the spinning color wheel. I force quit and try to reopen and now everytime I get the spinning wheel again when LR comes up. In activity monitor it shows multiple hangs. I've tried making sure the permissions on the 3 library folders is read + write, I've deleted my preferences, I've deleted previews and smart previews files, and I've downloaded the most recent version of LR6 and updated manually but still the same. I hadn't made any changes or made any updates prior to the issue. The only thing I can think of that was any difference was that lightroom mobile popped up once saying I was logged out. I don't use LR Mobile so I closed it and when about my business. Now it says "Get started with Lightroom Mobile" in the top left corner but that's all. I haven't noticed any problems with any other Adobe apps. Anyone have any ideas on what I can do next? I'm trying to avoid deleting LR all together and reinstalling as I'd lose my recent edits.


      *UPDATE: when I start my laptop in safe mode LR comes up just fine and acts normal. If I then restart LR opens just fine and works normally until I close LR. When I try to reopen LR it hangs on opening and I have to restart in safe mode and repeat the process. Also, LR isn't playing the correct droplets on export if that info helps at all. If I manually execute the droplet on the jpg it works perfectly. I've remade the droplets, remade my export preset with the new droplet and it still plays the wrong droplet.



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