Photoshop 2015.5: Could not save Preferences because the file is locked

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Using Mac OS 10.10.5, receive this error when closing Photoshop CC 2015.5, Could not save Preferences because the file is locked, you do not have necessary access permissions, or another program is using the file. Use the ‘Get Info’ command in the Finder to ensure the file is unlocked and you have permission to access the file. If the problem persists, save the document to a different file or duplicate it in the Finder.
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Any chance you have a backup program installed that could have been copying the file at that time. My backup did it until I told it not to.