Photoshop CS4: Problem with Panel title name (disappear) on MacOS 10.9

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I'm using photoshop CS4, legal version on my MAC computer version OS X 10.9.2, and I have a weird problem with all the window pannel, had never see that before.

When i'm creating a new doc., first I can't see the default informations (for the name, size or resolution) and i can't see the informations when i trying to fill the text space.

Next, when i'm openning a document, all the title pannel (ex.: LAYERS) disappear. Finally, when i moving some window from the pannel, they disappear and i can't re-open them from the "windows" tool bar. And finally, photoshop crash out and give a error message.

I tried to reset the photoshop setting but doesn't work. I send you somes pics... All others CS program works good.

Thank. Isabelle
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The blank text fields might be related to the OS dictation feature.
The blank titles could be an OS API bug, or could be a required OS font missing.

Do make sure you have all the CS4 updates (you should be on 11.0.2).

The error message means that Photoshop received a serious, and unknown, error from the OS and could not continue running.

Unfortunately, Photoshop CS4 is old and wasn't even tested against MacOS 10.9 (seeing as it was last updated 3 years before 10.9 was announced).