Photoshop: Saving takes forever on my system

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Since the latest update of Photoshop my files take FOREVER to save!!! It takes almost 15min to save a file!?!? I run an Intel Core i7 laptop with 32GB of DDR3 RAM and a Samsung SSD drive. I have never had to wait this long for a file to save.
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Heinrich Helmbold

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Chris Cox

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What OS version are you using?

The Photoshop file IO code hasn't changed.
Have you changed or added something on your system that would slow down file access? Antivirus, font management, or maybe backup software?

And did you double check the size of the document to make sure you aren't saving something huge? (like when people get inches and pixels confused and things run slowly on their 1024 inch @ 300 dpi document)
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Heinrich Helmbold

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Nothing has changed at all on my system and I tun Windows 10. I have very weird things going on in photoshop and should start several new threads. The saving is just part if it and all happened after updating.

While working on a large file and I use fonts, I constantly get a "Rendering font list" dialog that takes a long time to render and then nothing happens. I create a seperate low res document where I do the fonts and it is fine, except when I went back to my large document it was replaced with the low res new doc I created!? It even recorded in the history, so I could at least go back and undo it, but it is Scary!!
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Unless you made a mistake about your document size, then something has changed on your system to cause files to save much slower than normal.

The font problem sounds like you may have a bad font management utility, a corrupt font file, or corrupt OS font cache.
See https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/...