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Claws224, IEEE Datacommunication Engineer
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I shot an event with a Canon 40D, and downloaded the images

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I shot an event with a Canon 40D, and downloaded the images to my mac computer. For some reason 80% of the images cannot be opened. The files are a solid dark gray in color with a green script in the upper left corner of each one which says, "Exec". The message says, "Could not complete your request because Photoshop does not recognize this type of file"
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Claws224 replied 8 years ago.



Usually this would indicate an old Unix executable file format, Or to put it another way your Mac has somehow lost the ability to auto recognise the file and open it, So could you download the latest version of Camera Raw plug-in and put it in your

/Library/Application/Support/Adobe/Plug-Ins/CSwhatever/File/Formats/Camera/Raw.plugin folder then restart yoru machine and see if the files open.


Let us know what happens.




Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I am not sure shere to place the downloaded file
Expert:  Claws224 replied 8 years ago.



Can you open yoru hard drive from the Mac Hard drive link on your desktop then navigate to /Library then /Application then /Support then /Adobe/Plug-Ins then/CS3,4,5, (or whatever version you have) then go to /File then /Formats and place the new camera raw driver in there


Once done close the window and restart your Mac.


Let me know what happens or if you need clarification




Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Hey Claws, I cannot resolve my probblem as I am not sure if I downloaded the stufff recommended. It's laate now, so Ill talk to you tomorrow. Thanks
Expert:  Claws224 replied 8 years ago.

No problem,


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