To reset the Photoshop preferences back to it’s original default, hold down the following short-cut keys for PC/MAC.
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To reset Photoshop back to it’s default preference settings hold down the following keys right before launching the application
MAC: COMMAND + OPTION + SHIFT
PC: CONTROL + OPTION + SHIFT
A dialogue box should immediately appear before Photoshop continues to Launch.
Keep in mind this will reset ALL your Photoshop preferences. This is no UNDO. However, i’ve found it is sometimes necessary if some crazy preference got changed preventing you from continuing forward.