Error "One or more files...missing" when launching Photoshop

When you launch Adobe Photoshop CS6, you receive the error, "One or more files in the Adobe Application Support folder, necessary for running Photoshop, are missing."


Uninstall Photoshop CS6 using the uninstaller in the Applications/Adobe Photoshop CS6 folder. Then, reinstall Photoshop CS6.

Additional information

This error can occur when one of the following has occurred:

  • You uninstalled a previous version of Photoshop after you installed Photoshop CS6.
  • You uninstalled a version of Photoshop without using the uninstaller.
  • You cleaned up your computer by manually deleting various files, and inadvertently deleted a file necessary for Photoshop.

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