Could not complete your request because there is not enough memory (RAM)

Discussion in 'Photoshop' started by dl, Jan 8, 2004.

  1. dl

    dl Guest

    I'm getting this error in photoshop CS whenever I try to open a large
    TIFF file (> 10 mb).

    I've been using the demo version for weeks, and it worked fine. I just
    installed the purchased version and now I'm getting this error.

    The weird thing is that I can open 90 mb .psd files with CS, so it's
    not really a RAM issues.

    Plus, I can open the TIFF files with Photoshop 7, so it's not a
    windows/computer issue.

    FYI I'm running windows XP pro with 512 mb ram.

    Here's what I've tried so far:

    1) Increased the memory usage slider to 80% (370 mb).
    2) defragged the hard drive.
    3) changed the scratch disks to various disk drives.
    4) Upped the windows virtual memory

    The settings seem the same as Photoshop 7, but I still can't open
    large tiff files. Anyone else have this problem?

    dl, Jan 8, 2004
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  2. dl

    dl Guest

    I figured it out. There were some legacy files still in the directory when I
    uninstalled the old demo version.

    dl, Jan 8, 2004
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