Photoshop: Can't adjust curve using Curves Adjustment panel

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my curves adjustment layer seems to be locked "not locked in the layers panel". I cannot change the parameters at all, only by scrolling through the presets does the graph change.
All other adjustments work fine and the standard curves to the image works fine it just seems to be the adjustment.
2nd time this has happened, had to reinstall to fix last time.

Have I pressed some weird shortcut key thats stopped it from working?
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jamie vickery

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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What version of Photoshop? What platform?
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jamie vickery

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CS3 on Windows XP
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jamie vickery

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I have reinstalled on friday because i had a deadline to meet, but a soloution would be good as its bound to happen again.
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christoph pfaffenbichler, Champion

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Wasn’t the Adjustments Panel introduced in CS4?

Have you tried trashing the prefs before re-installing?
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Debra PA

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I had this problem for the first time tonight. I finally got it by resetting the workspace under Window/Reset Workspace/Reset Essentials. Worked like a charm!