Palette Set Is Corrupted: Illegal data format Error when Launching QuarkXPress 8.x

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"Palette Set Is Corrupted: Illegal data format" Error when Launching QuarkXPress 8.x

Background:  This problem occurs when QuarkXPress is unable to write to the XPress Preferences dialog

Solution: Please check the following registry setting:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders\Local AppData


The value set for this Registry listing should be:  C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Local.

Once you have set this value, restart the computer.
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  • Topic #: 30026-1121
  • Date Created: 11/20/2012
  • Last Modified Since: 06/21/2017
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