My photo is apparently too large and any type of editing either takes forever or doesn't work. What do I do?

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Everything is lagging because of the project size and nothing is working and I don't know what to do.
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Caroline Conner

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christoph pfaffenbichler, Champion

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Please provide more details – »too large« is fairly unspecific. 
Does »nothing is working« mean the application actually crashes or that it performs below expectations? 

What have you done for trouble-shooting so far? 
https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/basic-trouble-shooting-steps.html
And how about Performance related settings? 
https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/optimize-photoshop-cc-performance.html
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Caroline Conner

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thanks for answering, but I ended up finding the solution on Youtube lol
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Good for you. 

The two links in the previous post may nonetheless be worth checking out, going through the Performance Preferences can be quite beneficial. 
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What type of file are you using? and what size file? Also, what are the specs on your computer?