How to reset Photoshop preferences (In Windows):

How to reset Photoshop preferences (In Windows):

  1. First, hold down all three Ctrl+Alt+Shift buttons
  2. Now “while keeping those button held,” simply open Photoshop or a file that opens with Photoshop
  3. As Photoshop loads, you should get a prompt asking if you would like to “delete the Photoshop settings file”, Click yes

You should now have a fresh slate with all of the settings returned to their default.

Note: I have found that this process is kind of finicky and doesn’t always work. I have had the best results pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift and clicking the photoshop shortcut from the start menu in Windows.

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