Adobe Photoshop CS5 Could not initialize Photoshop because of a program error [FIX]

Launching Photoshop CS5 on Windows XP was giving a program initialising error with no error codes. Easy fix instructions in this post.

Launching Photoshop CS5 on Windows XP gives the following  error message after loading splash screen.

Adobe Photoshop CS5 Could not initialize Photoshop because of a program error

There are no error codes shown and no errors in windows system or application log.
FIX : To fix hold down CTRL+SHIFT+ALT when you click to launch CS5. This clears preferences and then it all loaded ok.

MailChimp issues with image slices from Photoshop file? [FIX]

Create HTML newsletter in PS without body text.

Slice this up using Photoshop’s slice tool.

Right click to promote any autocreated (grey) slices to user (blue) slices.

File->Save for web and devices.

Select gif or jpg depending if graphics or photo based (respectively).

Saves images and html file.

Open html file in Dreamweaver, even though it LOOKS ok, if you upload this as is to MailChimp and send it, Gmail, hotmail and many others with break up the table layout. Try it and see! It’s very easy to tweak the HTML code to fix this, click read more to find out how.

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