Free up additional hard drive space by deleting unnecessary files up to 3 GB from the start-up disk or by moving your files in the start-up disk to another storage location.
Disk error: Could not initialize Photoshop Elements
When you launch Photoshop Elements, you get the error: “Could Not Initialize Photoshop Elements because the disk is full.”
This issue means that the start-up disk is running low on space or out of available space.
Photoshop Elements needs at least 3 GB disk space to launch.
Disable Auto creations:
- Go to Elements Organizer
- Open Preferences > Media-Analysis
- Deselect Generate Auto Creations
Restart your computer.