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Adobe Photoshop CS Install

by gaia / September 16, 2005 10:37 PM PDT

I have installed the above and am getting a notice "You currently have Adobe photoshop primary Scratch and Window's primary paging file on the same volume which can result in reduced performance. It is recommended that you set Adobe Photoshop's primary Scratch volume to be on a different volume, preferably on a different physical drive."
I dont know what a primary scratch file is, how to find it, or how to move it to another drive .Can any one advise?
Win XP Prof 120 &10 gb hd drives. AMD Duron 650MHz

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This link on Adobe site may help
by Dick Humfrey / September 19, 2005 10:02 AM PDT
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by gaia / September 19, 2005 2:55 PM PDT

Thanks ****

Much appreciated

Lisa

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setting primary/secondary scratch disk
by milo2347 / November 9, 2005 8:18 AM PST

Hi -
I have Photoshop CS (Windows XP with 2G RAM), and got the same message as Gaia (previous thread). I went to the Adobe knowledgebase link that you suggested to her, and tried to change the setting of the primary and secondary scratch disks. I only have drives C: and D: available. I closed Photoshop and reopened it, and got the same dialog again.
Note: My IT guy partitioned my C: drive into C & D, so that "MyDocuments" would be on the D: drive with an alias on C: (had to do with an easier clean-install next time...) Is that the problem? If so, I'll ask him to un-partition it. Should I check the box for "Additional Plug-ins Folder" to access a network drive?
Thanks for any help you can give me.
Milo

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