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  1. Error loading plugins. TorqExtension.aip

    I get two errors when I first open up Illustrator. This is the second one I receive. It appears every time I open Illustrator CC 2018. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Illustrator from Creative Cloud, but it still appears on startup. I'm on a Windows 7 64-bit machine as well.

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  2. "CANT" ERROR

    Have updated to newest version of Illustrator and now get this warning on launch. Program does open but with no preset preferences available.

    Tried uninstalling and reinstalling but there is no improvement.

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  3. Illustrator will not start. Adobe Illustrator quit unexpectedly during the previous launch....Run Diagnostics or Launch Ilustrator

    Illustrator was working fine for the last year on this computer and yesterday decided it did not want to start anymore. All other adobe products open just fine, except illustrator. I've been searching for the last hour for answers and nothing. What gives adobe.

    I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling, adobe cc cleaner, deleted prefs, and still keeps crashing.

    Here's what happens:
    1. Click on launch Illustor from Creative Cloud app. The Creative cloud app blinks for a second as if its trying to open illustrator but nothing.
    2. Click on Launch again. Popup - Adobe Illustrator quit unexpectedly....Click Run Diagnostics…

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  4. dxcore.dll not found

    Illustrator won't open due to "dxcore.dll not found".
    I have been on forums and many people have posted about this.
    Seems to be an issue with the latest update as the posts are quite recent.
    Temporarily fixed by reinstall of Illustrator. As yet, have found no permanent solution.

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  5. 2 votes

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  6. Wacom Driver Error

    There is a Wacom Driver error every time we open Illustrator, but there has never been a Wacom device on this new PC, and it is not enabled in Devices, It happens every time it is loaded. Support have removed and re-installed but the error persists.

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  7. Slow opening of Illustrator.

    I have had the following problem for a few years now (therefore different versions of Illustrator, let's say from 2020-2023).

    When I start Illustrator, opening the first (I specify the first) document that is an Empty table or an already existing document that Ai takes an exaggerated amount of time! Then, after this step, the other documents are opened in normal times.
    This happens to me from different versions of the software, and it also happens if I close the software and restart it to open a document, or if I start Ai after restarting my computer.

    the hardware is…

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  8. Illustrator don't work after Mac OS update

    I'm using mac mini m1 with the latest Ai CC update (26.4.1). But after the OS update (12.5.1) I can't get Ai to work, it stuck at startup screen, cant click to any menu or button (video included). I had to roll back to 25.1 (intel) version to continue my works. What should I do?

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  9. bnplugin.aip

    bnplugin.aip will not load when launching illustrator

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  10. Illustrator 2022 DOES NOT OPEN.

    This new Illustrator update DOES NOT WORK. Just installed the new 2022 update yesterday 11/01, and it worked for half the day, and in the second half, the app refused to open. Tried again this morning 11/02, and there was a small update to Illustrator, so in hopes of fixing the issue from yesterday, I installed the update, and guess what, still broken. I reinstalled the past version of Illustrator, and that doesn't work now either. I'm not telling you how to do your job Adobe, but for me to do my job, I need Illustrator to work. If you…

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    This is embarrassing and incredibly sad to hear. I can’t imagine to be cut off a my main tool when I need it.
    I guess the only option you can try is to clean all the traces of previous versions installed with the Cleaner Tool (https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/kb/cc-cleaner-tool-installation-problems.html), install 2021 version and hope it work.
    So sorry it happened, and I wish I could do more.
    Please add votes to this if you experience the same issue, it will help to initiate a proper investigation.

  11. Crash Reporter Service

    when trying to open adobe illustratior cc 2018
    Showing Adobe Crash Reporter Service Has stopped working

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  12. 2 votes

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  13. All Illustrator workspaces and control area disappears

    All Illustrator tools panel, workspaces, saved workspace windows and control area disappears at startup. A complete reinstall of the program does not fix bug.

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  14. illustrator 2021 not responding

    illustrator 2020 stopped working so i installed 2021 but i still can function anything on it. it is constantly showing not responding. all other adobe apps are working just illustrator is having problem

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  15. Workspaces don't load when CC updates

    Every time CC updates AI, my custom workspaces don't work. Either:
    a) the toolbar on the right side of the screen doesn't load at all, and going to the Window menu and clicking on the palettes I want shows them checked but they don't show up, or
    b) the right toolbar shows up collapsed, but clicking on the palette's icon does not open it up. I have to expand the entire toolbar to use the palettes.
    This is really annoying, especially since it happens every single time AI updates. Sometimes quitting and reloading AI fixes the problem; other times I…

    2 votes

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  16. "What's new" reminder will not stop appearing every time I start Illustrator.

    the 'see what's new' reminder in the upper right will not stop appearing every time I start Illustrator. Deleting preferences doesn't help. Clicking remind later is getting to be annoying.

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  17. Video driver is not supported

    Windows 10
    Illustrator v 25.2
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, Version 20.19.15.5171 (04.11.2020)
    What can I do? I have updated the driver, but the report is still there. Do I get instability and data loss if I suppress this report or deactivate some features in the preferences?

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  18. System Compatibility error

    Since the recent update to version 25.2, when I launch I get an error message saying "System Compatability Report." I clicked on "fix" and followed the instructions, Intel says my drivers are up to date, yet I keep getting the same error. Files error 3 and 4 shows my operating system details.

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  19. Illustrator 2021 25.1 not opening files

    macOS Big Sur 11.1, Illustrator 25.1

    Double-clicking .ai files in finder launch Illustrator but the actual files do not open. If I drag the files to the Illustrator dock icon(after Illustrator is open) it will open one of the files (trying to open 8 files), then try thru open in File menu and select all 8 files, open a few of them.

    This did not happen until this last update.

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  20. Illustrator CC crashes every time i open a file and try to update links. Doesnt crash if i select IGNORE and then update the links from the

    Illustrator CC crashes every time i open a file and try to update links. Doesnt crash if i select IGNORE and then update the links from the links panel

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