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Photoshop CS2 pauses when you paint quickly (Mac OS)


When you paint quick strokes with the brush or another tool, Adobe Photoshop CS2 pauses for 5 to 20 seconds before painting your stokes to the screen.


You have more than 4 GB of physical RAM installed on your computer.


Do one of the following solutions:

Solution 1: Install the Disable VM Buffering plug-in.

Download and install this plug-in from the Adobe website at .

Solution 2: Install the Photoshop CS2 9.0.1 update.

If your computer completely freezes, or if you have less than 4 GB of RAM installed, refer to Related Documents below and downloadand install the update from the Adobe website at .

Related Documents

331779: Brush stops working and Photoshop freezes when you paint (Photoshop CS2 and CS)

Document 332969
Last edited - 11/29/2006


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