Uninstalling Adobe Premiere Elements or Adobe Photoshop Elements removes the application from your 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.


  1. In the taskbar, right-click the Start menu and choose Control Panel (Windows 10 and Windows 8) or choose Start > Control Panel (Windows 7 and Vista).


    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.

  2. (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.

    (Vista) Select Programs > Programs and Features.

  3. Select Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Premiere Elements, and click Uninstall. Follow the onscreen instructions to remove the app.

Mac OS

  1. Open Finder and navigate to /Applications/ Utilities/Adobe Installers.

  2. Start the Uninstaller for Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Premiere Elements.

  3. If you're not planning on reinstalling the application, select Remove Preferences. Otherwise, do not select this option..
  4. Click Uninstall.



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