If Photoshop Elements crashes on launch or while using the application, it could be due to a third-party plug-in. You may experience such issues with a plug-in due to one of the following reasons:
If the same plug-in causes the application to crash multiple times, it could be an indication that there is some compatibility issue of the plug-in with Photoshop Elements. In this scenario, you will receive the following error message when you launch Photoshop Elements the next time and the plug-in will not be available under the Filter menu.
Here are some good general guidelines to follow with third-party plug-ins to avoid problems:
If you still face any problems while using any third-party plug-in, we suggest you contact the plug-in developer.