Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHz
Installed Memory: 8 GB
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional (SP1)
System Type: 64-bit Operating System
Product: CS5-Extended 64-bit
Version: 12.0.4 x64
Okay now that that's out of the way let me get straight to it: Photoshop has the following windows appear upon launching:
I have checked the GPU driver for the latest version and I have it installed.
I have been to this page https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/error-photoshop-has-encountered-a-problem-with-the-di splay-drive.html which led me to this option:
Which then led me to this:
Which is impossible for me to do since as soon as I launch PS CS5 it crashes.
I have also checked the forums for this question and I can see that other people have had similar problems and issues. But each of them seem to get very specific to the exact build of that user and so I figured that if I wanted a precise answer I should just post in the forums myself.
So what should I do?
If Photoshop CS5 work on you windows 7 machine the past try resetting your Photoshop preferences. If this is a new install pleas post the details in you Windows 7 crash report you can use Windows 7 reliability History Viewer to find the Photoshop Stopped working crash reports the double click the to see the details.