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Richard, Computer Specialist
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Experience:  Over 20 years of consulting to the IT industry
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Pearl, I'm working in 7.1 and have a file that I've been

Customer Question

JA: What kind of computer do you have?
Customer: I'm working in 7.1 and have a file that I've been working on …no crash or error message, but now when I try and reopen the file I get the bug reporter … it starts to gather system information … then the application closes?
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: I'm running on a 15" Macbook Pro …10.8.5
JA: Anything else you want the computer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No updates since I've been working on this project. Other projects open normally.
Submitted: 24 days ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  technicalcat replied 24 days ago.

Hello, and thank you for using this service.

Sorry you are having trouble. I will help you know.

What is the name and version of the application that is crashing?

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
QuarkXpress 7.1
Expert:  technicalcat replied 24 days ago.

Do you have an option click on the report from the crash reporter, or do you see any error messages or codes? If so, please send then to me here.

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
No the bug reporter starts and begins to run, the App closes, no option no error message.
Expert:  technicalcat replied 24 days ago.

I'm actually going to be away from my desk for awhile, so I'll forward your question out to the other experts.

Expert:  Richard replied 24 days ago.

Hi there and welcome

Is it only with this one file you get the error?

Or you cannot open any files at all in Quark?

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Just this one file … here's a message
Expert:  Richard replied 24 days ago.

thanks, ***** ***** try to reset the quark preferences.

Can you close all programs

then click on finder, then click on Go to folder

Enter in


Then press enter

Then go to preferences

Trash the Quark folder there

Restart the mac and tell me if you can now open it please

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Can't open the file … it says I need to reinstall Quark
Expert:  Richard replied 24 days ago.

ok, points to an issue in Quark

Send then the applications via Finder to the Trash

restart, install Quark and tell me if it then opens please.