2014-09-07

ERROR: "Could not open a scratch file because the file is locked"

Method 1:

  • Run Photoshop as Administrator
Method 2:
  • while Photoshop opens hold down Ctrl+Alt to open the Cratch Disk Preferences (PS: you have to be quick, before it opens)
Method 3:
  • while Photoshop opens hold down Ctrl+Alt+Shift to delete the preferences file (PS: you have to be quick, before it opens)
Method 4:
  • set the user and system environment variables %TEMP% and %TMP% to point to a custom folder (like C:\Temp)