I don't know much about this stuff, but I can tell you that when Photoshop loads, on the splash screen you'll see a successive listing of items, like brushes, fonts, color profiles, etc. as they are are being checked and loaded into RAM.<br><br>Often, when somebody has a problem with Photoshop quitting during launch, the problem can often be traced when you read which was the last item listed on the splash screen before the application crashes.<br><br>That's all I got.<br><br>