Camera Raw: Raw files won't open in Photoshop after latest Windows 10 update

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I installed the latest Windows 10 update and now the raw (.arw) files from my Sony A7III and the raw files from my Mavic 2 Pro (.dng) won't open. Photoshop just tells me it can't open the file because of a program error. I updated Photoshop and updated my graphics card driver (It's a GeForce GTX 1060). 

I also downloaded and installed the lastest camera raw plugin from Adobe. 

The raw files open in Lightroom...just not Photoshop. Any idea why this is happening?
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D M

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Jens Stadsgaard

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Have you tried to reinstall Photoshop and Camera Raw?

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D M

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I did, yes. Still no luck. I much prefer photoshop to Lightroom—so frustrating!
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Hi DM, 

A copy of the error log "PSErrorLog.txt" might help. Its location on your system is as follows:
 Mac: Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Settings/PSErrorLog.txt
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Marco Klompalberts

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Since topic starter has a problem with Windows 10, shouldn't this be something like:

c:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CC 2019\Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 Settings\PSErrorLog.txt
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D M

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Here’s the last line of the error log:

“2019:08:19 02:34:59 : e:\ps\ps20\win64_release\20190724.r.80 \photoshop\main\photoshop\interfaces\utrackresourceimp.h : 134 : REQUIRE failed”
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The last line from the error log reads:

“2019:08:19 02:34:59 : e:\ps\ps20\win64_release\20190724.r.80 \photoshop\main\photoshop\interfaces\utrackresourceimp.h : 134 : REQUIRE failed”
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I figured it out. I’ll list out my solution in the event it might help someone in the future:

(I reinstalled PS and the camera raw plugin. I’m unsure if any of those actions helped but if the below steps don’t work, perhaps try that as well.)

- Go to Edit > Preferences > Camera Raw...
- On the General tab, select “purge cache” from the Camera Raw Cache section.
- once I hit OK, a welcome to camera raw screen popped up.
- import Raw file and get back to work XD