When you start Photoshop Elements Editor, the startup screen and interface appear, but a Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error occurs.
Although a Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error can occur in any application for many different reasons, one known cause is the MediaDatabase is corrupted. MediaDatabase tracks content and effects for Photoshop Elements Editor. Rebuilding this database can repair this error.
If rebuilding the MediaDatabase did not fix the Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Error, there is a different cause to the issue. Follow the steps for general troubleshooting in the following documents to resolve other common causes of this error: