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I’m trying to build up my Photoshop skills, and have been reviewing’s “Foundations of Photoshop” course.

Part of the course involves using the Mini Bridge to pull up pictures for editing. I want to review all the parts of the course, so I tried to start Bridge (which must be running separately in order for the Mini Bridge to work).

Unfortunately, Bridge would not start. Windows (Vista SP2 32-bit) gave me an error message that “Adobe Bridge CS6 has stopped running.” Thanks, Windows, but I’d pretty much figured that out on my own.

Happily, though, I found a workaround at

Since Adobe Photoshop CS2 (and Bridge CS2) had been installed on the computer previously, I had to create an empty “Bridge CS2” folder in C:\User\Edward\AppData\Roaming\Adobe. After that, I was able to start Adobe Bridge CS6 with no problems (I didn’t even have to restart Photoshop).

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