Back up all data. Quit Preview if it's running.
Hold down the option key and select Go ▹ Library from the Finder menu bar. From the Library folder, delete the following items, if they exist:
- Saved Application State/com.apple.Preview.savedState
Launch the application and test.
i hv solved my problem. this will do
jz follow the instruction at the link above. my mbp started giving problem after i upgraded it from OS Leopard to OS Lion.
Let my summarize what i've done to make it work
1. Go to Disk Utility application. if u never knew bout this app jz find it in Spotlight
2. Select your Mac OS X startup volume in the column on the left of the Disk Utility window.
3. Click the First Aid tab.
4. Click the Repair Disk Permissions button.
it may take few minutes to complete. it's working fine with my mbp