Adobe Dreamweaver Crashes


Adobe Dreamweaver produces vibrant, responsive and fully featured mobile and websites content for developers. The leading web tool from Adobe Systems Incorporated occasionally crashes to Desktop. In this article, we’ve published solutions that helped many users across the world.

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

Estimated Download Time: 10 Seconds

Delete Software Settings

Your installation may have been customized to add additional program components. Reverting your Adobe Dreamweaver settings isn’t typically too difficult.

  1. Exit Adobe Dreamweaver.
  2. Click File Explorer.
  3. Open the following folder:
    • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Dreamweaver CC 2014\<Lang>\Configuration
  4. Delete all sub-folders and files from the Configuration

Scan Shared System Files

Using System File Checker, a most useful diagnostic utility, check your operating system files and shared system components for corruption. Though Windows has an ability to protect itself from instability, things may go wrong sometimes.

  1. Type Command Prompt in the Search Box on your Taskbar.
  2. Right-click it in the Search Results.
  3. Select Run as administrator.
  4. Type SFC /ScanNow
  5. Press ENTER.

Change Registry Settings

Windows Registry is the central storehouse of your computer’s settings. Determine whether the Adobe Dreamweaver Registry settings are unauthorized modified.

  1. Press Windows Key + R.
  2. Type RegEdit
  3. Press ENTER.
  4. Locate the following subkey:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER | SOFTWARE | Adobe | Dreamweaver CS4 | Temp Files List
  5. Delete all the strings from the Temp Files List
  6. Exit the window. Reboot.

Perform Selective Startup

Selective startup option turns off additional third party applications and services that may be interfering with the functioning of Windows. Resolve Adobe Dreamweaver by running Windows in the selective startup mode.

  1. Press Windows Key + X.
  2. Select Run.
  3. Type MSConfig and press ENTER.
  4. Click the General
  5. Use Selective startup
  6. Check-up the box labeled Load system services.
  7. Uncheck the box labeled Load startup items.
  8. Click OK.
  9. Restart your computer for the changes to take effects.

Fix Corrupted ICC Profiles

The color management ICC profiles might be corrupt. Here are the steps to get the issue fixed.

  1. Exit all Adobe applications.
  2. Click File Explorer.
  3. Open the following directory:
    • C:\Windows\System32\Spool\Drivers\
  4. Rename Color subfolder as Color_Backup.
  5. Open the following directory:
    • C:\Windows\System\WOW 64\Spool\Color\Drivers
  6. Rename the Color subfolder as Color_Backup.
  7. Open the following directory:
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Color\
  8. Rename the Profiles subfolder as Profiles_Backup.

Disable Non-Functioning Plugins

Temporarily disable plugins, externally installed program components that add specific functionality to the software.

  1. Exit all Adobe applications.
  2. Click File Explorer.
  3. Open the following directory:
    • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Dreamweaver\Plug-Ins
  4. Delete all folder contents. Move them to the Recycle Bin.

Reinstall the Program

The source of the Dreamweaver crashes could originate from a  corrupted program installation. Reinstall the program to resolve the issue.

  1. Press Windows Key + X. Select Programs and Features.
  2. Uninstall every Adobe program installed on your computer. (Right click > Uninstall)
  3. Follow the wizard. Reboot after completion.
  4. Press Windows Key + R.
  5. Type RegEdit
  6. Locate the following Registry path:
  7. Delete the subkey named Adobe.
  8. Exit Registry Editor.
  9. Visit the Adobe official site; download and install the Adobe Dreamweaver.


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