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Wed, Feb 28, 2018 11:02 AM

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Photoshop CC 2018: An integer between 96 and 8 is required. Closest value inserted. "Could not complete your request because there is not enough memory (RAM)"

Photoshop has become suddenly unusable. Almost every tool gives me an "Out of memory (RAM)" error and when I try to open the Performace pane I get the error in the title. I cannot get inside the settings, as this error keeps on popping up. I tried everything (reinstalling PS, deleting everything (including preferences), updating PS, updating Windows 10, switching to the latest Insider Preview). Nothing fixes this error.

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2 years ago

Hi all,

We've release an update to Photoshop CC, version 19.1.5, which includes a fix to this issue. 

To update Photoshop CC to 19.1.5, click "Update" in the Creative Cloud desktop app next to Photoshop CC.
More detailed instructions for updating

 

Note!! After Updating, to allow Photoshop to manage memory, remove the Registry key you added for 19.1.4:

If you were using Photoshop CC 2018 (19.1.4) and added the Registry entry to fix the Invalid Numeric Entry issue, you’ll want to remove that registry key after installing this 19.1.5 update.
More info on what to do here

If you would like assistance removing this Registry key, please Contact Support.

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2 years ago

Hey Everyone,

Photoshop 19.1.5 is now available! This is the update that includes the fix for this issue.

If you changed your registry, you will want to return it to it's unedited state. The documentation that explains this is here: https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/invalid-numeric-entry-integer-96-8-required-photoshop.html

Thanks to everyone who participated in helping solve this issue. Please open your Creative Cloud and select "Update" beside Photoshop and let us know how it goes!

Regards,
Hannah

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Hi Hannah,

My RAM allocation is fixed with this update.

Thanks for all your help.

Regards
Rosa

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Thanks for letting us know, Rosa! It seems this error was at the root of several issues. Glad to hear the RAM allocation issue was resolved too.

Regards,
Hannah

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How about photoshop elements?

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I have read through this thread and it looks like there is a good solution to fixing the issue of my photoshop thinking there is not enough RAM when I have plenty. My question is, how do I get the update if I am not a CC member? I own my product from before the subscription program started. Hannah, is it an option to download the fix outside of the cc accounts?

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Hi Sarah,

This error was triggered after a Windows update that came out in April. One option would be to go to a restore point before that Windows update to avoid triggering the error. Another option would be to do the workaround documented here.

As far as getting Photoshop 19.1.5, which is compatible with the Windows update, that does require a subscription. There isn't a patch (so to speak) where I could offer a download that would make your version of Photoshop compatible with the current version of Windows.

Thanks,
Hannah

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3 years ago

Howdy Nicola,

How much hard drive space do you have, both on your main partition and your scratch drive.  It could easily be that you're simply out of space on one or both drives.

Thanks,
David

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Hi David!

I double checked to be sure, but I have 120GB free on my main SSD (on which I installed both Windows 10 and PS) and 160GB free on my secondary drive, which leads me to believe that the issue isn't there.

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Howdy Nicola,

No, you're right, that's plenty of space on your hard drives!  What about your RAM?  How much do you have?  What else is running?

Have you tried downloading a new installer from Creative Cloud?

Thanks,
David

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Hey David,

I have 4.5GB on this laptop I'm trying to work with (which should be good enough). There are no other programs running while trying to use Photoshop.

Yes, I already tried reinstalling Photoshop both via the Creative Cloud app and via the offline installer.

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3 years ago

Hi Nicola,

This is a known issue and it's in progress, but there is a workaround:

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/invalid-numeric-entry-integer-96-8-required-photoshop.html

Let me know if that helps - thanks!

Hannah

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Hi Hannah,

Yes! This finally did it! I was able to fix this issue with the workaround you provided.
Thank you so much!

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Thanks Hannah, the link you sent helps and am able to save my work and do all other things on photoshop cc 2018. - Adeyemi Matthew

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it was helpful. thanks! 

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I really want to thank you
You have solved my problem.
After a whole week of trouble.
thank you very much

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i am facing this problem and try to used this method but didn't worked i got this problem after windows 10 april  updates

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omg! Thank you so much for this workaround!!!

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Hi Hannah Nicollet 

When changing the value data from 0" to "24000" should we be mindful of how much memory we have? If my total memory is 32Gb does the amount of value data (2400) differ in the edit DWord? 

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/invalid-numeric-entry-integer-96-8-required-photoshop.html

I'm not having problems with my PS CC but was wondering why there was such a variation of available RAM between this version of my Photoshop 19.1.3 compared to the previous version 18.1.2. 

My question here:

https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/question-about-ram-allocated-to-photoshop?utm...

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Saved the day. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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Rosa, yes! Good catch! That documentation needs to be fixed. I just put in a request. In the meanwhile here's what it should say:
• Change the base value from "hexadecimal" to "decimal"
• Go to Windows > Settings > System > About and find Installed RAM
• Change the value data from "0" to installed RAM * 1000. For example:

  1. If installed RAM is 16GB, change value to 16000
  2. If installed RAM is 24GB, change value to 24000
  3. If installed RAM is 32GB, change value to 32000
So in your case yes, the value data would be 32000. Regarding your second question I'll do some checking and get back with you.

Thanks,
Hannah

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Thanks millions Hannah! 

Looking forward to an answer to my second question.

Thanks,
Rosa

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Hi Rosa,

Apparently this calculation error is impacting a lot of areas, so it's likely that the calculation for available RAM was also impacted.

Thanks,
Hannah

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Hi Hannah,

Thanks so much for your quick response to my question.

This hasn't impacted the performance of my PS so far, which I'm grateful for.

Do you advise that I should just leave things as they are for the time being until an official fix and not use the workaround just in case I stuff things up?

Thank you so much for taking the time to help.

Cheers
Rosa

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Excellent ! Thank You So Much ..... you solved my problem 

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I was getting a crash when trying to edit text in a PSD, and the advice on the helpx.adobe.com link here seems to solve it. The crash was after a big Windows 10 update this week, 30/31 May 2018.

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Hi Andrew, could i ask which bit of advice it was that you followed in particular?

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I worked through the 'workaround' on the link https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/invalid-numeric-entry-integer-96-8-required-photoshop.html (added the key to my registry, but if you follow this backup your registry first, just in case..).
After the Windows creator update last week, which I only just got round to installing, I had a few problems with my Photoshop 2015 - note I run Photoshop on Windows in Parallels on an iMac (weird?, but my company develops cross platform software so we need to run stuff on both Win + Mac). E.g. when I tried to edit some text Photoshop crashed, after editing a file (simple move a layer) the file would not Save. Most things gave me message about "not having enough memory".
The fix on the link definitely fixed all this - it's just that you wouldn't normally expect to edit the Registry to get stuff to work...!!
Good luck.

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3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled May 2018 update for Photoshop. Preferences, Performance, can't be opened, asks fo....

Problems with May 2018 upgrade for Photoshop. Preferences - Performance, can not be opened, asks for number between 98 and 8 before crashing cloud filter slow

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Hannah, thank you, Resolved most of the issues, when will the official fix be released? Will the fix include problems with the oil paint and other filters?
Martin

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Hi Martin,

I'm glad to hear that this resolved most of the issues. As far as when the fix will be released, this problem is under investigation by engineering.

Regarding  oil paint and other filters, we track issues with unique threads. Are there threads regarding the issues you're referring to (or have you posted any)? I did a search and I wasn't sure which issue you were referring to, but I'd be happy to check into them if you would like to post to those threads looking for an update. Also, if you haven't already, clicking Me Too will add weight to the issue.

Thanks,
Hannah

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Hi Hannah,
No I have not raised these other issues as a separate thread.
Problems with 'oil paint filter' could be down to my computer, Dialogue box opens, message pops up saying something about drivers then Photoshop crashes.
Also since the latest update Photoshop is even slower to open.
Should I open a separate thread for the above?

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3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Latest update has killed photoshop.

 Almost every tool gives me an "Out of memory (RAM)" error and when I try to open the Performace pane I get the error in the title. I cannot get inside the settings, as this error keeps on popping up.

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3 years ago

Hi Everyone,

We have a fix for this issue that needs to be tested. If you would like to try it out and let us know how it goes, please email me directly at the email below and include the email associated with your Adobe ID. I will send you a link with instructions.

Thank you!
Hannah

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Hi Hannah,
I changed my settings earlier in line with your instructions, do I need to revert/delete these changes prior to installing this fix?

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Hannah, I want to pass along my experience regarding this known issue. I have asked for the upgrade to the newest Adobe Suite for several years. We had been using CS 6. I teach photography and felt it was important for my students to have access to the newest version of PhotoShop. I was finally upgraded recently, and this version of PhotoShop is useless. I can't even "auto tone" without getting a message saying my computer doesn't have enough memory, and then when I try to follow the instructions for the workaround, I get the "integer" error message. I have researched it online and tried several options, but today I finally called your help desk. The customer service rep was not helpful at all. First, I could hardly understand him because of his heavy accent. Plus, he wouldn't begin trying to solve my problem until I gave him the email address associated with the account. My IT department sets up all those software accounts and I didn't know it. I have a personal Adobe ID account but he didn't see it. He could not understand my Texas accent any better than I could understand his. Why would a non-customer call for help on this issue? Why not try to resolve the customer's problem? I am beyond frustrated. I am unable to use PhotoShop -- the software we are paying for through our community college account. What a waste of money...

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3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled cannot open preferences dialog.

This is turning into a nightmare.  I updated to photoshop/lightroom 2018 and I have various problems.  One of which is I cannot open the preferences dialog now.  e.g. If I choose Preferences->Performance I just get warning dialog saying 'an integer between 96 and 8 is required.  Closest value inserted' and I cannot get rid of the dialog.  The preferences dialog does not appear

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 tried this solution and it also worked for Photoshop CC 2018

In Regedit:

\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Photoshop\120.0

Added DWORD "OverridePhysicalMemoryMB" with the value "4000" decimal bas (=24 GB RAM = my installed RAM).

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Hi Jason,

We have a fix and would like to find users to test it who are seeing that error. Would you like to download the fix? If you would, email me with your Adobe ID (or the email associated with it) and I'll send you a link with the build.

Thanks,
Hannah

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Oh what a good idea using an image to avoid spam emails... I'll borrow that one, thanks Hannah!

Victoria Bampton a.k.a. The Lightroom Queen

www.lightroomqueen.com

Author of Adobe Lightroom Classic - The Missing FAQ and Adobe Lightroom - Edit Like a Pro books.

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She is brilliant. I am stealing that too!
 

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I sent her my info, eagerly awaiting for a solution....

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Thanks for reaching out! I put in a request for you to receive the build. Let me know if you have any trouble and I'll help you get set up.

Regards,
Hannah

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Thanks, I'll let you know.

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Hannah, 

I suppose you are aware that the same issue is becoming a plague for Photoshop Elements (several versions) since the latest Windows 10 (build 1803)?

Same error message plus various other issues, and the only workaround is to edit the Windows registry. Not without risks for a consumer application like Elements.

Will Elements users receive good news in a near future?

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Hi Michael,

I'll check to see if a there is a case in progress with Elements. Thanks for letting me know.

Regards,
Hannah

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Thanks, Hannah.

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3 years ago

OK - I have the same problem - Photoshop crashes every time following RAM full message. I was told I could go into Preference>Performance and change the memory but every time I do that I get the Integer between 96 and 8 message.
I see that there is a link to a page where this can be fixed with a warning that you need to be IT savvy if you go ahead and alter a directory - I am not that savvy and wouldn't risk it.
Is there any other way this can be fixed? I need photoshop to make my living and not very happy at all since it is now completely useless.

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3 years ago

I'm with you. Is it time to sue Adobe for malpractice?? ;-) 

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3 years ago

Actually I have received two replies for which I am very grateful.
Both of them, however, refer me to the same page where it says that "customers who are comfortable with altering their registry" can follow instructions how to fix this.
Unfortunately I am for from comfortable going anywhere near my registry and am pretty certain that if I did and if I modified it it would result in disaster!

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Michael please email me with your Adobe ID if you would like to try the fix. This would be installing a different build, as opposed to altering your registry.

Thank you,
Hannah

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Michael, since your Adobe ID was the same as your email associated with this site, I found you easily and went ahead and sent you the invitation. Please let me know if you have any trouble getting started with the build. I would be happy to assist you.

Thank you,
Hannah

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Wow! That is very efficient Hannah - thank you very much.
I will go ahead and get back to you if I have any problem.
Best wishes
michael

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Hi Hannah
Well, after two attempts I have now downloaded it but no idea where it is, what it is called or what to do with it to install when I find it?
Best
Michael

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I'll pm you.

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2 years ago

Please tell me that fix is coming soon. I am unable to do any work for my business

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Me too, I"m loosing business by the minute. So aggravating!!!

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Me too

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Hi Catalin,

I see that the email you have is associated with your subscription. I sent you an invitation to try the build with the fix. Please check your email for that. Also, I will post here when the fix is publicly available.

Thanks,
Hannah

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2 years ago

Having the same problem tried the fix but didn't work I'm getting further and further behind...

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Me too! Adobe is costing me business!

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Are both of you still unable to use Photoshop? Did you download the build with the fix?

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2 years ago

Well, thanks to Hannah who was very patient and did a brilliant job of showing me what to do, my problem is completely fixed. I recommend anyone to contact her - her email is below.

Thanks, Hannah!

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That email did not work for me

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That email is wrong. Hannah provided a photo above. Scroll up and you'll see it. You can't copy and paste because it's a photo. You have to type it in to send her an email.

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To bad this was between you and her and didn't let everyone else in on it. I still have the problem and I'm losing money by the minute.

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Robert Kimball, in my case the solution to the anomaly was between Hannah and myself because it was unique. My computer was missing a couple of ".dll" files and the download to fix the problem could not be completed.  In addition, my antivirus software was getting in the way. So yes, Hannah took the time to figure out my specific problem and walk me through the process.  I am 100% sure that she will get in touch with you if you contact her to the email address she provided and will provide you with what you need.  It's a holiday weekend, so maybe you have to be patient.

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Hi Robert,

I was able to find your Adobe ID because it is associated with this email, so I sent you an invitation to try the build with the fix. Please watch for it.

Thanks,
Hannah

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@Renz I fixed my email in Michael's comment.

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Hi Hannah,
I have tried the solution which edit the registery but it did not work for me. would you please send me any fixing tool for photoshop cc 2015 in windows 10. Thanks alot. 

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I'm having the same issue with the latest version.  Can you look up my e-mail and send the link to fix.   Jagphotography3@yahoo.com

Thanks
Jo Ann

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Hi Jo Ann,

That post is out of date. This fix is no longer in a test phase. It became public in Photoshop 19.1.5 on June 19, 2018 (announcement is in this thread).

Launch the Creative Cloud desktop app, update Photoshop and you will have it. 

Thanks,
Hannah

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2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Photoshop: Displaying less available memory than the system provides.

Good Morning,

I wonder if anyone can help me with this problem.

Photoshop is displaying less available memory than the system provides. I have 8GB and it only shows me 3GB available.

I updated Windows and Photoshop this week and I can not say that had anything to do with the problem.



Adobe Photoshop Version: 19.1.3 20180323.r.293 2018/03/23: 1163761  x64


Operating System: Windows 10 64-bits 10.0.17133.1

System architecture: Intel Família CPU:6, Modelo:10, Etapa:9 com MMX, número inteiro SSE, SSE FP, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, HyperThreading

Physical processor count: 2

Logical processor count: 4

Processor speed: 2893 MHz

Built-in memory: 8048 MB

Free memory: 2 MB

Memory available to Photoshop: 3065 MB

Memory used by Photoshop: 100 %



 







Thanks,