In some cases, Photoshop Elements, Adobe Premiere Elements, and Elements Organizer cannot run on computers that have been upgraded to Windows 10. The applications crash when you try to launch them.
This issue occurs only on computers upgraded to the Windows 10 operating system from an earlier version of Windows.
The issue does not occur on computers on which Windows 10 was installed after formatting the disk drive.
Use any of the following workarounds to address the issue:
- Download and install Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 from the Microsoft site.
- Restart your computer.
- Launch Photoshop Elements, Adobe Premiere Elements, or Elements Organizer.