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Fix 'Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Has Stopped Working' Error without Losing PSD

Updated on Dec 28, 2018 by Tracy King to Resource


Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 has stopped working? Relax! Just follow offered method here and download the best PSD file recovery freeware to fix Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 has stopped working error and restore lost PSD with simple clicks here now.

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 has stopped working, help!

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 has stopped working.

"Help! My Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 crashes at start window and I tried to restart it, still get 'Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 has stopped working' error message in PC. 

Is it possible to fix this problem and repair Photoshop 2017 to work again without losing any PSD? Do you know any good methods? I need help, thanks."

If your PSD gets stuck or crashes at start Window or directly stopped working while you are editing a PSD file with it, don't worry. Just follow to see how to repair and fix Photoshop 2017 stop working error without losing any PSD files now.

1. Restore lost PSD files in Adobe Photoshop 2017 from PC

If Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 stops working suddenly or crashes, you are at a high risk of losing PSD files in your PC. In order to avoid PSD file lost error due to Adobe Photoshop 2017 suddenly stops working issue, it's highly recommended for you to restore PSD files from your PC first.

Powerful PSD file recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will help you effectively get all PSD files restored with simple clicks:

Step 1. Select a location to start finding data

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, please select a location where you lose your data and start to scan, like Desktop, Libraries, hard drive, external storage devices or lost partitions.

select the device

Step 2. Scan your partition

Click the "Scan" button and the software begins to scan your partition to find as much lost data as possible.

the software will scan the drive to find all of your data

Tips for finding wanted data

  • Extra Files: find files that lost names or paths
  • Filter: a quick way to your wanted files
  • Search: e.g. file name/file extension

Step 3. Preview and recover lost files

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard allows you to preview specific recoverable files. After the preview or file filtering, you can target the tracked files and press the "Recover" button to get everything you want back. 

recover wanted data from your devices

2. Recover unsaved PSD from Adobe Photoshop CC 2017

If you lost unsaved PSD files when Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 suddenly stops working or crashes due to unknown reasons, don't worry. You can directly follow below guidelines to get your unsaved PSD files restored:

1. Go to: System drive (C:)/Users/ your username here/AppData/Roaming/Adobe Photoshop (CS6 or CC)/AutoRecover;
2. If saved files are hidden, go to View/Option in the File Explorer and tab on View;
3. Turn on Show hidden files and then you can choose and save wanted PSD files into a safe location on your PC.

How to set up the Auto Save feature? Here are the details: Launch Adobe Photoshop 2017 > Click Edit and select Preference > Select File Handling > Automatic save recover information every.

3. Fix Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 has stopped working error

Here you have two methods to try and repair not working Adobe Photoshop 2017 to function again:

Method 1. Rename and change a .dll file to fix Adobe Photoshop 2017 not working error

1. Go to C: drive and follow this path: c://windows/system32.
2. Find LavasoftTcpService64.dll find and rename it to oldLavasoftTcpService64.dll.
3. After this, reboot Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 and it shall work properly work again.

Method 2. Put a Tilda symbol ~ in front of the Spaces folder in Photoshop

1. Go to C: drive > Program Files > Adobe.
2. Find Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 folder > Required > Plug-Ins.
3. Find Spaces folder and put a Tilda symbol ~ in front of this folder.
4. Restart Photoshop to see if the problem has been fixed or not.