PS CC 2014 does not start up on Aplles iMac with OS X Yosemite!

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Apple iMac (27-inch, Late 2012), 3,4 GHz Intel Core i7, GB 1600 MHz DDR3, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX 2048 MB. OS X Yosemite (recent update).
Starting up Ps CC 2014 it always crashes with the message: Kan Photoshop niet initialiseren vanwege een programmafout (Cannot initialize Ps due to a program failure). Checken all hardware system and update most recent Ps Creative Cloud.
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Frank Koning

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Try two things:

Try restoring your preferences: If you do restore your prefs, please save a copy of your existing prefs in case they turn out to be the culprit. Having the bad prefs can sometimes help us track down the issue.

Try creating a new Admin user account and run Photoshop from the new user account to see if the problem goes away: