CS4 on 10.5.8 continually crashing after repair

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Hello everyone. I'm running CS4 on a Mac Desktop running OSx 10.5.8. It has been working just fine. However, I've been having issues with the video card and have had to have it replaced 3 times.

The latest video card swap was about a week ago. Prior to that, CS4 was running fine. Now when I launch it, it opens, then I open a file. After that, anything I do seems to crash the computer. If I try to crop an image, the spinning color wheel appears and the computer freezes. The clock does not advance and I have to reboot.

Any advice is helpful. I cannot update the OS on this machine btw.
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Is it crashing or freezing? Those are two completely different behaviors.

If it is crashing, then what does the long, detailed crash report say?

If the entire system freezes, then you're looking at an OS bug, a low level driver bug, or defective hardware.