Fix Adobe Premiere Pro has Stopped Working error

Hello guys! In this article we will show you how to fix Adobe Premiere PRO has stopped working error. This problem occurs because of graphics card settings, mostly in AMD GPU. It’s really easy to fix it, so let’s start.

Right click on the desktop and then select Configure Switchable Graphics. Here you can see that adobe premiere pro.exe is locked and it is in the power saving mode.

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How to fix Adobe Premiere Pro has Stopped Working?

To fix this issue go to Adobe Premiere installed location.


Once you are there, you just need to rename the Adobe Premiere Pro application. You can give it any name you want.

adobe premiere pro has stopped working

After that open up renamed application. As you can see, it works fine now.

In case if it doesn’t work, open up Configure Switchable Graphics. In recent applications you can see that Premiere is unlocked. Now you can change setting to High performance.

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That’s it. If you have any problems with fixing Adobe Premiere Pro has stopped working error, leave your comments in the section below.

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  1. I tried to open Configure switchable graphics from the desktop but it won’t open !! can you help me please

  2. Ben q
    GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB
    17 5th Generation 3.5 Ghz
    16 GB RAM
    Problem: Others application like game runs normally. But When I start Adobe Premiere pro cc 2017, the error “Adobe Premiere stopped working…” and after effect 2017 also error “run time error ..” cannot launch the both programme. and the HDMI cable is removed the both programme can be launched without GPU acceleration.
    Please help me.

  3. hi
    great to know you
    Since few month age my premiere performace and Export speed Decreased.
    after a while I found something interesting , when I disconnected the power cable (my laptop) all things were good and perfect , But when I connected the power cable after a moments redeuce performance speed as I had to disconnected the power cable.
    Until now I coudn’t fix this problem

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