Freezing up in PSP!

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Freezing up in PSP!

Postby EYE-lene! » Fri Nov 26, 2004 10:54 am

My computer continuously freezes whenever I try to access the layers or also when I am in the animation program & try to insert transitions or moving text. It only happens whenever I try these two functions. I thought it was the program (psp 7). So, I installed psp 8. Same exact thing. Could it be some setting in my computer? It's driving me nuts!
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Postby russe1 » Wed Dec 01, 2004 1:27 am

Check your ram.....just 'cause you have two sticks of 512 (or whatever)
doesn't mean they are GOOD!.

Get a mem tester..........or pull some if you have more than one and substitute from another machine that you know works. :o


PSP freezeup

Postby ponyman » Wed Dec 01, 2004 3:30 am

you might try 2 things, the amount of RAM or try a better video card, or reduce the resolution in the layers you're working on, the higher the resolution, the more memory it takes and of course slows it down and you can adjust the clipboard cache. The simplest is reduce your resolution :D


Postby D_Spider » Wed Dec 01, 2004 9:54 am

Besides RAM, the problem may relate to your operating system or just how long it's been since you rebooted. Win98 and Win98se will freeze like that sometimes when confronted with serious graphics (or audio) work. If you've been running a graphics program for more than 2 hours, it's a good idea to reboot (voluntarily; it doesn't take any more time than starting up after a freeze, and you don't lose the editing you've done).

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New computer-same problem

Postby chaitereye » Wed Apr 06, 2005 1:49 pm

I just got a new computer, installed PSP7 & 8. The same problems are happening that I listed above. What could it be???
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Again check your ram

Postby latinsnake » Mon Jun 13, 2005 11:14 pm

Check your ram and like that other person said rebooting is good for the pc. Also good is Defraging. Make sure your pc is not full of spyware or trojans and try and clean out your pc with something like window washer. this clears the cache temp files and other things too.
Make sure you are not using programs that are deemed bloatware too.
Right now I am running on 256 mb ram and photoshop does ok. On 128 it was terrible:(

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re psp freezing

Postby snoopyfan » Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:47 am

Hi there I have had this problem for months and there is nothing wrong with my RAM. It started after an update of windows xp
I found this fix and it worked for me
here ya go you have nothing to lose :)

1. Click Start>>Settings>>Control Panel
2. Double click the System icon
3. In the System Properties dialog box click the Advanced tab
4. Under the Advanced tab click the Settings button located in the
Performance area
5. Remove the check from Fade or Slide Tool Tips into View
6. Click OK to make this setting active in Windows and to close the

Good Luck !

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