"Adobe Bridge has encountered a problem and needs to close.

Discussion in 'Retouching and Post Processing' started by TweedleDum, May 4, 2007.

  1. . . . We are sorry for the inconvenience".

    I installed the CS3 upgrade Tuesday and get the subject Windows error message every time I close Bridge.

    I spent an hour on the phone this afternoon with a nice fellow at Adobe Tech Support, but failed to resolve the issue, which he characterized as ". . . a tough problem." He suggested I uninstall CS2, then do a reinstall on CS3. I did. No help. :frown:

    Anyone else having this problem?
     
  2. Kerry Pierce

    Kerry Pierce

    955
    Jan 7, 2006
    Detroit
    They've got more than a few issues with Bridge, I think. I don't have your problem, but I do have display corruption issues with CS3's Bridge. CS2's Bridge runs just fine. :frown:
     

  3. No, but I have several others (Windows).

    1 Bridge sometimes stays running even though the window has closed using the red x. It will not restart. Somehow this seems to have healed its self lately.

    2 CS3 crashes sometimes while doing clone stamps, other tools.

    3 (This is really irritating) I save an image as a jpg, compression 5. Works fine. If I make another change to the psd file, same CS3 session, and re-save as jpg, it will not compress. I may get a 50k image the first time, and a 1mb image the second time. Regardless of the compression level. I take the psd file into ps2 and save properly there.

    Remember, save early and often...
     
  4. I've also heard/read lots of comments about Bridge bugs. Maybe no surprise . . . looks like a major re-work to me. Fortunately, Bridge 2.0 (CS3) works fine, just gives me these annoying crash messages when I exit. In spite of that, I'm tickled pink with CS3 (love the new raw converter :645:).
     
  5. Bridge CS3 Beta had issues, they haven't fixed them in final release???
     
  6. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Go to the adobe forums... Alot of answers there and a place to post errors and find fixes
     
  7. Whoa, that was a good tip! I turned on the "Photoshop Services" and the problem went away - at least on very limited testing. :smile: I've got a bunch of image processing to do this afternoon, which will provide the "smoke test" for this "fix". :131: More later.

    Much thanks Mike. :smile:
     
  8. Glad to help :cool: :cool: :cool:
     
  9. general

    general

    Apr 30, 2005
    Nebraska
    I'm Lucky

    CS-3 and CS-3 Bridge are working fine; have had no problems.
     
  10. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Mike so happens i saw that.

    answer

    On my system, Bridge CS3 will crash on exit when the startup script "Photoshop Services" is disabled.

    I think you find that in preferences, if memory serves me right...(doubtful on the memory)lolol
     
  11. Update

    I just finished processing a batch of RAW files with Mike's tip implemented. No more error messages. None. Zip. :biggrin:

    This obviously doesn't fix the code glitch in Bridge but, at least on my system, it's an effective and painless work-around. Thanks again to Mike for posting the blurb on checking the "Adobe Services" box.

    New Cafe slogan: "You got questions? We got answers!" :smile:
     
  12. Kerry Pierce

    Kerry Pierce

    955
    Jan 7, 2006
    Detroit
    heh, I upgraded my video card and ram, now CS3's Bridge crashes every time I try to use the folder view.... :frown:

    I just tried the Services thingie. It doesn't matter if it's on or off.

    CS2's Bridge works just fine, as do both CS2 and CS3. Lightroom is still goofy though.....
     
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