While Adobe Illustrator be among the most used tool for creating and editing PDF and image files, there is an annoying thing that can happen while you are using Adobe Illustrator.
This is the Adobe Illustrator is not responding error.
And who won’t be offended if when you urgently need to use a program the program keeps giving you a not responding error, without a hope of it responding soonest.
However, while this can be annoying, there are steps to take so that you can resolve the Adobe Illustrator not responding problem instead of you sitting back, doing nothing, hoping that Illustrator will start responding.
Here are what you can do to fix the Adobe Illustrator is not responding.
Force Stop Adobe Illustrator
One of the easiest way to resolve the Adobe Illustrator is not responding problem is to forcefully close Illustrator.
There are 2 ways to close Adobe Illustrator forcefully, these are:
Press the Alt and F4 button in your keyboard together.
In your keyboard, press the CRLT + SHIFT + ESC keys together, and in this sequence.
Once you do, the Windows 10 Task Manager will open. Select Adobe Illustrator from the list of running, then click on the End Task button at the bottom-right of the Task Manager window.
After you have forcefully closed Adobe Illustrator, open it again to see if the problem has been fixed.
Restart your Computer
It might sound weird, but that is a fact.
Leaving your computer on for a long time might just be the reason why Adobe Illustrator is not responding.
So, save all the other opened documents and restart your computer.
And besides, this is the safest option.
Install the Latest Version of Adobe Illustration
One of the main reason why you might be experiencing the Adobe Illustrator is not working error is because you are using an outdated version of Adobe Illustrator.
Before you update to the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, you need to first uninstall the current version and make sure that there is no residual Adobe Illustrator fill in your computer.
How to Uninstall Adobe Illustrator
Open the Creative Cloud desktop app. You can do this by click on the Creative Cloud icon in the taskbar of your Windows 10 computer.
Once the Creative Cloud desktop app is opened, click on the Apps tap to see all installed apps.
If Adobe Illustrator is not listed in the first screen, you need to click the More options button. Once you have seen it, select Adobe Illustrator and then click the Uninstall button.
Or better still, you can use either Wise Program Uninstaller or Revo Uninstaller Free or any other uninstaller tool of your choice. So that you will be certain that Adobe Illustrator is not leaving any residual file behind after the uninstall.
Download Adobe Illustration.
After you have successfully uninstalled Adobe Illustration, download the latest version of Adobe Illustration and install it.
This will sure solve the problem.
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