Photoshop 18.1.1: Program error with Gaussian Blur and corrupted file

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Photoshop glitch “Gaussian Blur” effect. A pop-up message: "Could not complete the Gaussian Blur command because of a program error." I came across this every now and then... ie. Glitches that pixelated the image (corrupted the file totally & I have to start from scratch) – but often the issue went away once I restarted the computer... This is the software issue?... and how can I fix this please... need your advice. (found similar issue from Googling – a few people had similar issues but in late 2016 – no recent comments about this). Photoshop CC 2017 version 18.1.1. Thank you
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Hannah Nicollet, Quality Engineer

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Hi Sav,

Sorry for the frustration. There were some program error related issues that were fixed in the latest release, 19.0.1, which became available Monday night of this week, but I realize you may have good reason for wishing to remain at your current release.

What OS are you running and what version? Next time it happens would you make a note of the exact steps that you took before you got that error? If it's something that you can reproduce, it is often very helpful to send us a screen capture leading up to the error and the file that you were using when it happened (if you're comfortable with that). 

Hannah Nicollet