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Configuration: 13" MacBook Pro 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 8GB RAM running Lion Video: NVIDIA GeForce9400M 256MB. Apple 27" LED Cinema Display

It is a nice little computer but I am having trouble running Adobe CS5 Bridge. If I have even a few applications open, Bridge will flake out and I can't navigate to new folders or I get partial display.

If I close Bridge and disconnect the monitor I can open Bridge fine on the laptop. I then plug in the monitor and can continue to work.

This seems to be rather archaic, so I am wondering if there is something wrong with the video card or is there another reason I am having trouble running Bridge? What is the solution?

I would appreciate some expert insights.


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First off, make sure you've run AAM to update all components to latest:

/Library/Application Support/Adobe/OOBE/PDApp/core/Adobe Application

What happens when you set your displays to mirror (command-F1), launch Bridge, then revert back to extended?

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Hi da4. Bridge and all other apps are current. I even tried downloading the trial version of Photoshop CS5.1 with Bridge 5.1 I get the same results there. – fmz Sep 30 '11 at 17:29

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