Bounding box issue - In design CS6

I keep having problems with page content disappearing and then the "unable to set bounding box" alert popping up when I try to remedy.
This is a 600+ page user manual with 100s of screenshots. I have a fair amount of page breaks in the doc, and the issue seems to be related to this (although I am not sure). Can anyone please give me some advice on this? Thank you!

TechWriter_ID wrote:
Already did today’s CS6 update – no change
@TechWriter_ID – I'm a little confused…
What exact update do you refer to?
CS6? CC? So how is your exact version number?
My exact version for CS6 is: CS6(8.0.2.413) and I had no update notification today…
German version on OSX 10.7.5.
Uwe

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