Adobe turned loose the 2017 update of most of the Creative Cloud apps today. I installed Ps, Ai, Id, and a few others on my main dual-Xeon, 256MB RAM, 32-core, AMD V8000 system. Lr did not get an update. I fired up Photoshop, and tried to open an image. Nothing. I treid a few other things, and noticed that Some things were happening, but 4 or 5 minutes after I clicked the mouse.
I looked at the CPU load. Ps wasn’t using much at all:
But there were two copies of Adobe GPU Sniffer that were each using a whole core:
After about 15 minutes, all was well. So, if this happens to you, don’t panic.
And why can’t CC upgrades copy the preferences from the old version?