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Old 12-05-2004, 09:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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what does it mean if it says scratch disk full?

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Old 12-05-2004, 10:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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In case of shortage of RAM, it needs a scratch disk.
go to
Edit > Preferences > Plug-Ins & Scratch Disks
put in the disk partition, other than the one in which you have installed the software.

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Old 12-05-2004, 12:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It means your HD is full. I had the same problem
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Old 12-05-2004, 03:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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means the drive is full. set your scratch disk from the default C: drive to another drive like D:
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Old 12-05-2004, 04:03 PM   #5 (permalink)
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it sso weird i did that....and the program stopped responding?? weird
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Old 12-05-2004, 05:25 PM   #6 (permalink)
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have you quitted PS and restarted before using

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