Thread: Help with Corel Photo-Paint 8
08-22-2003, 05:12 AM #1DenimgirlGuestHelp with Corel Photo-Paint 8
I am running Coral Photo-paint 8 Limited Edition on my trusty mac OS 9.0.4 but everytime I open the help files my computer freezes.
I've tried reinstalling it and deleting the prefs, but the same problem.
Does anyone have a fix for this or know of where I can download a user manual?
Ta in advance
08-25-2003, 07:19 PM #2goodolebwinchesGuest
Painter 8 wants lots of RAM. I don't know how much RAM you have, and that may not even be the issue for you.
Here is a list of things it could be:
1. OS 9.0.4........you may need to move up to 9.2.2(download is free) and the firmware update for your system
2. You haven't run "disk utility" in a while.....maybe you should try running it.
3. Physical RAM/and or Virtual RAM in OS 9....might want to turn off the virtual and beef up the physical(this week PC100 128mb is $9.99 a stick at a store that rhymes with "Best Guy" this week).
Give your system specs:
2. G3 or G4
3. Amount of RAM
08-26-2003, 07:58 AM #3DenimgirlGuest
I've tried running my disk utility, disk first aid, conflict catcher etc etc to no avail.
My specs are:
iMac OS 9.0.4 DV 450mhz 64mb with VM on.
The photo-paint requires a recommended 20000 and I've given it 30000. I've also increased the memory on the helper application which can only run from within the program.
A few people have suggested I upgrade to 9.2.2, is this a complicated exercise? Do I lose any information that's already on my computer? Will I still be able to use all of my other applications? (questions, questions, questions, sorry about that...lol)
09-06-2003, 03:05 AM #4DenimgirlGuestGot more RAM...still crashing
I went out and got more RAM....I have a total now of 192mb and this help file is still crashing my computer. I've tried it with VM on and with VM off.
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