This issue pertains to students trying to open a pre-configured lesson file on a disk.  The problem lies with the Video Rendering engine.

Make sure your scratch disk space is set somewhere on the local computer. Please go to C:\users\YourUsername\ and create a temp folder.  Then, make all your scratch disk space use this location. You can also use an external hard drive or flash drive as well.

To fix the crashing issue:

  1. Open adobe Premier all on its own.  Do not double click a saved project file.
  2. Create a New Project with any name you like.
  3. Click on File.