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Hi I have been experiencing an issue with saving EPS files in Adobe Illustrator cs6. When I click Save As it will only save up to 3% of the way and then just stop and freeze. I am not able to do anything, making me have to Force Quit. Any ideas how to fix this?? Thanks in advance!

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Hi Jessica,

First, make sure you have run all updates. Then quit AI, then double click to reopen the app. Immediately hold shift+alt+Ctrl (win) or shift+opt+cmd (Mac). Be sure to hold these keys before the startup screen shows. This will reset your illustrator preferences. If this does not fix your issue I will need to know what OS you are running and what drive you are aaving to.

Thanks!

Kevin

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I am an Adobe Certified Instructor, Adobe Community Professional and Adobe Freelance Professional. I travel nationally speaking on Adobe Creative Suite applications, including Illustrator and design. I can answer questions about Adobe Illustrator version CS1 through the all-new Creative Cloud.

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I am an Adobe Certified Instructor for Adobe Illustrator and have been teaching this software in college/higher education and for an Adobe Authorized Training Center since 2000. I have been an active user of Adobe Illustrator as a professional graphic designer since 1994. I am also the author of the Adobe Illustrator Certified Expert Exam. I am a published author for Adobe Inspire Magazine, writing articles on Creative Suite applications including Photoshop, Illustrator and the Adobe Touch apps.

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