Jan 31, 2012

"Fix" for ESC Not Working While Photoshop CS3 is Open

So I have had this problem where ESC stops working globally while Adobe Photoshop CS3 is open for a few years.  CS5 doesn't suffer from this problem, but getting upgrade to CS5 was not easy because CS3 was the version we were using for Space Marine.

So finally I spent some time to find a "fix": it was quite simple.. just open the task manager and kill ccc.exe (it's ATI control panel... so I don't give a shit).  Now re-launching CS3 solved the problem. Yay.

Then I ran msconfig from Windows + Run, and then disabled CCC from launching when my machine starts up.  If I need to use CCC, I'll manually launch it.  I barely use it anyways, so not a big deal.

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