Hello! This my first posting. I had this problem about not being able to open My Catalog. Until tonight. I was able to figure out how to get the Photoshop 2.0.1 Starter Edition working again. You don't have to re-install your entire Windows XP Home Edition system, etc. If anyone is interested here is the Tech Note: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=331405&sliceId=1
I did everything the instructions said, except I substituted everywhere it mentions another Adobe Photoshop program(s) for Adobe Photoshop 2.0.1 I uninstalled the software from the Add/Removal list and went through all the steps. When I came across the registry keys mentioned in the step "Remove the following registry entries" I looked for the ones associated with Adobe Photoshop 2.0.1, and went on down the steps finding everything that had the Adobe Photoshop name attached. I also did a search of my system to make sure there wasn't anything else that I may have missed and deleated it. I re-downloaded the Adobe Photoshop 2.0.1 software and now I have it back, you'll also will need to re-register it of course. The thing is though if you had anything in My Catalog it will be gone but at least you have Adobe Photoshop working again. WHEN WORKING WITH YOUR REGISTRY KEYS KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!
Here is where I downloaded it from: http://english.p30world.com/archives/001312.php
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