Uninstalling Adobe Premiere Elements or Adobe Photoshop Elements removes the application from your computer. If you uninstall a licensed version of the application, the license is deactivated from the computer.
Do not attempt to manually uninstall or remove Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Premiere Elements by dragging folders to the Recycle Bin (Windows) or Trash (Mac OS). Doing so can cause problems when you try to reinstall the product.
- Make sure that you have administrative privileges for the account you are using.
- Turn off firewalls, antivirus software, and third-party security software to speed up the uninstallation process.
Do the following:
- (Windows 10 and Windows 8) In the taskbar, right-click the Start menu and choose Control Panel.
- (Windows 7 and Vista) Choose Start > Control Panel.
The procedures in this document are based on the default Windows interface. If your interface is customized, some procedures vary. For example, navigating to Control Panel from the Start menu could be Start > Settings > Control Panel instead of Start > Control Panel.
Do the following:
- (Windows 10 and Windows 8) If you're viewing the Control Panel by Category, in the Programs category, click Uninstall a Program. If you're viewing by icons, click Programs and Features.
- (Windows 7) Select Programs > Programs and Features and double-click Uninstall a Program.
- (Windows Vista) Select Programs > Programs and Features.
- Photoshop Elements or Premiere Elements is not visible in the list of installed applications.
- When you try to uninstall Photoshop Elements or Premiere Elements, it doesn't uninstall and the application is still in the installation folders.
If you are having trouble uninstalling Photoshop Elements or Premiere Elements, you can install Adobe Application Manager to resolve the issue.