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Illustrator (Desktop) Bugs

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  2. The version of Adobe Illustrator (desktop) 
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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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.

    2 votes

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  4. 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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  5. Illustrator won't open and won't make new files

    My illustrator updated and i installed a mac cleaning app to help purge some After Effect caches and now illustrator wont open

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  6. Illustrator 2021 won't initialize on Big Sur

    Illustrator 25.0
    MacOS 11.0.1
    iMac Pro, latest updates of everything. Nothing else running.

    Illustrator forever stuck on "Initializing..."
    Tried uninstalling, including preferences and reinstalling. Won't start.

    2 votes

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  7. Tutorials Won't Load in Illustrator

    I click on a tutorial to launch in Illustrator and the tutorial doesn't appear.

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  8. AI v25 causes error message at launch of Illustrator

    AI update is causes an error on launch. message box can be dismissed and program continues, but it should not happen. Rebooted machine, but it continues to happen, can I go back to AI 2020?

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  9. This operation cannot complete because of an unknown error [CANT]

    "This operation cannot complete because of an unknown error [CANT] ." - Error pops-up and I can't even open a new document.

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  10. Version 24.2.1 Crashes at Launch

    I am working on a MacBook and updated to version 24.2.1. It functioned for several days and now crashes at launch. I uninstalled the application and re-installed it, but get the same result. I keep version 23.1.1 on my computer, and it works, but of course I can not open any version 24.2.1 files.

    Mac OS Mojave, 10.14.6 (18G3020), MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017), 3.1 GHz Intel Core i7, 16 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3

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  12. Popup Message: Error loading plugins

    There is a bug. Once I launch Illustrator I get the popup message about Error loading plugins. SelectiveUnlock.aip. Otherwise the program functions after I click on OK to close the popup.

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  13. SelectiveUnlock.aip error - Adobe Illustrator CC version 24.1.2, OS Windows 10 Home Edition Build 1909

    The File New/Open screen does not work.
    When clicking File>New opens a pop-up screen with title %CCXFNFTDIALOG_NAME with nothing inside.

    Can not create NEW file.

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  14. Slow opening of the first document!!!

    I don't know if it happens to others, an Illustrator on a Windows machine "I would say performing, quite a lot" but this problem happens to me I think at least from the CC2018 / 2019/2020 version.

    I start the software, open a new empty document, or open an existing document (even of small, insignificant dimensions) the document takes a long time to open (it is not immediate).
    If I open a second document it opens in the right time, then it works as it should.
    The same thing happens if I close Illustrator and restart it.

    But before it…

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  15. Illustrator Doesn't Show "Most Recent"

    When I open Illustrator, I look at the most recent files (especially after Illustrator keeps crashing my 2018 laptop - Power State Failure) and the most recent .ai files aren't there, but the files that I worked on weeks and weeks ago. I don't think Illustrator has ever shown my "most recent," and I have to constantly search for the file in the location on my computer.

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  16. Artborads erased and layers grouped when opening a file, Illustrator 2020

    Illustrator 2020 (24.0.1), Mac OS Mojave 10.14.6

    Whenever I close a file with multiple artboards and multiple layers, and re-open it, all artboards but one are erased (and renamed to "Artboad1"), and all my layers are grouped into one single layer.

    Even when I fix the file, and save it, the next time I open it, the same thing happens.

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  17. Adobe Illustrator CS6 Keep Crashing on Startup Using Mac Running MacOS Sierra V10.12.6. Can't Find any solution Here

    Adobe Illustrator CS6 Keep Crashing on Startup Using Mac Running MacOS Sierra V10.12.6. Can't Find any solution Here...

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  18. After latest update, Illustrator opens and is half off-screen. It is frozen there and can't be moved or resized, and menus are often missing

    It would be great if the program would open and actually be usable. With half of the program off-screen, and being unable to move or resize it, I can't get my work done.

    Windows 10 Pro, Illustrator V24

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  19. Can't open or create Illustrator files

    Illustrator CC 2019 won't open or create any .ai files since this morning.
    * Double clicking a file causes a crash
    * Opening a file through Menu > Open causes a crash
    * Creating a new file through Create new... causes a crash

    Illustrator asks me to send in a crash report, then closes.

    My system:
    Windows 10 Enterprise, 64 bit
    Version: 1903
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHz
    Installed RAM: 8GB (7.90GB usable)

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  20. Adobe Illustrator 23.0.6 Crashes

    Adobe Illustrator 23.0.6 crashes after 2 minutes of launch. Tried reinstalling, restarting the computer but the problem still persists. Trying to install the previous version now :(

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