Serious Conflict Bewtween Photoshop CS2 and Spyware Doctor

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George Dingwall
Jun 10, 2006
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Hi All,

I’ve recently discovered a serious conflict between CS2 and Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.

Within the last 2 or 3 days, one of the regular daily updates to Spyware Doctor has caused CS2 to have a couple of major problems.

1. You can’t enter any text into an image using the key board.
2. All short cuts have to be hit twice, I.E. to open the Levels
Dialog, you need to do this CTRL + L +L.
3. The program is much slower on startup and after a few minutes you get an error message about a missing library file, and CS2 closes down.

If you have already downloaded the latest updates for Spyware Doctor and have this problem, all you have to do to get CS2 working properly again is to exit Spyware Doctor. You should also go to the support site at PC Tools website and report the conflict. The more that do might speed up the fix.

If you have Spyware Doctor and don’t have this problem, I would be careful about downloading any more until something is resolved for this. If I find out that a fix has been made, I will post the fact here.

Unfortunately, I did not find out about how to get CS2 working again until after I had started re-formatting my desktop hard disks. At least I don’t have to do the same to my laptop.

What a weekend.

Bye for now,

George Dingwall

Invergordon, Scotland

http://www.georgedingwall.co.uk

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Bob Hansen
Jun 13, 2006
Thanks George, keep us posted. I use Spyware Doctor but with CS1. Bob Hansen

"George Dingwall" wrote in message
Hi All,

I’ve recently discovered a serious conflict between CS2 and Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.

Within the last 2 or 3 days, one of the regular daily updates to Spyware Doctor has caused CS2 to have a couple of major problems.
1. You can’t enter any text into an image using the key board.
2. All short cuts have to be hit twice, I.E. to open the Levels
Dialog, you need to do this CTRL + L +L.
3. The program is much slower on startup and after a few minutes you get an error message about a missing library file, and CS2 closes down.

If you have already downloaded the latest updates for Spyware Doctor and have this problem, all you have to do to get CS2 working properly again is to exit Spyware Doctor. You should also go to the support site at PC Tools website and report the conflict. The more that do might speed up the fix.

If you have Spyware Doctor and don’t have this problem, I would be careful about downloading any more until something is resolved for this. If I find out that a fix has been made, I will post the fact here.

Unfortunately, I did not find out about how to get CS2 working again until after I had started re-formatting my desktop hard disks. At least I don’t have to do the same to my laptop.

What a weekend.

Bye for now,

George Dingwall

Invergordon, Scotland

http://www.georgedingwall.co.uk
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SCRUFF
Jun 19, 2006
"George Dingwall" wrote in message
Hi All,

I’ve recently discovered a serious conflict between CS2 and Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.

Within the last 2 or 3 days, one of the regular daily updates to Spyware Doctor has caused CS2 to have a couple of major problems.
1. You can’t enter any text into an image using the key board.
2. All short cuts have to be hit twice, I.E. to open the Levels
Dialog, you need to do this CTRL + L +L.
3. The program is much slower on startup and after a few minutes you get an error message about a missing library file, and CS2 closes down.

If you have already downloaded the latest updates for Spyware Doctor and have this problem, all you have to do to get CS2 working properly again is to exit Spyware Doctor. You should also go to the support site at PC Tools website and report the conflict. The more that do might speed up the fix.

If you have Spyware Doctor and don’t have this problem, I would be careful about downloading any more until something is resolved for this. If I find out that a fix has been made, I will post the fact here.

Unfortunately, I did not find out about how to get CS2 working again until after I had started re-formatting my desktop hard disks. At least I don’t have to do the same to my laptop.

What a weekend.

Bye for now,

George Dingwall

Invergordon, Scotland

http://www.georgedingwall.co.uk

I had nothing but problems with Spyware Dr. It slowed up my puter when opening, got in the way of a lot of applications.
I dumped it and switched to Webroot Spysweeper and have had zero problems. The only thing I need is for it to block pop-ups.It may even do that, just haven’t found out how yet.
FM
Flipper Mike
Jun 28, 2006
SCRUFF wrote:

"George Dingwall" wrote in message

Hi All,

I’ve recently discovered a serious conflict between CS2 and Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.

Within the last 2 or 3 days, one of the regular daily updates to Spyware Doctor has caused CS2 to have a couple of major problems.
1. You can’t enter any text into an image using the key board.
2. All short cuts have to be hit twice, I.E. to open the Levels
Dialog, you need to do this CTRL + L +L.
3. The program is much slower on startup and after a few minutes you get an error message about a missing library file, and CS2 closes down.

If you have already downloaded the latest updates for Spyware Doctor and have this problem, all you have to do to get CS2 working properly again is to exit Spyware Doctor. You should also go to the support site at PC Tools website and report the conflict. The more that do might speed up the fix.

If you have Spyware Doctor and don’t have this problem, I would be careful about downloading any more until something is resolved for this. If I find out that a fix has been made, I will post the fact here.

Unfortunately, I did not find out about how to get CS2 working again until after I had started re-formatting my desktop hard disks. At least I don’t have to do the same to my laptop.

What a weekend.

Bye for now,

George Dingwall

Invergordon, Scotland

http://www.georgedingwall.co.uk

I had nothing but problems with Spyware Dr. It slowed up my puter when opening, got in the way of a lot of applications.
I dumped it and switched to Webroot Spysweeper and have had zero problems. The only thing I need is for it to block pop-ups.It may even do that, just haven’t found out how yet.
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BigJoe
Jun 29, 2006
On Sat, 10 Jun 2006 14:07:19 GMT, George Dingwall
wrote:

Hi All,

I’ve recently discovered a serious conflict between CS2 and Spyware Doctor by PC Tools.
……………

There are other known issues with spyware doctor which led to me getting rid of it. What is even more annoying is the total lack of interest from the publishers.

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