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Reinstalling Elements 15

New Here ,
Jan 19, 2023 Jan 19, 2023

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My old laptop had Windows 10 and Elements 15 installed. I upgraded to Windows 11 and now Elements 15 won't open. Any suggestions?

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Jan 19, 2023 Jan 19, 2023

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Two ideas that MAY work to install and/or run old programs in Windows 10 or Windows 11
-RIGHT click the program icon or EXE and select a compatibility mode in the pop up option window
-and/or select Run as Administrator to assign FULL Windows permissions
-also https://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/global/create-local-administrator-account-windows.html

 

Or buy the new version http://www.adobe.com/products/elements-family.html

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Jan 19, 2023 Jan 19, 2023

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Thank you so much. I will try your suggestion. 

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Jan 29, 2023 Jan 29, 2023

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did compatibility mode work?

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Jan 29, 2023 Jan 29, 2023

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Based on feedback from other users, Elements 15 can't run on Windows 11.  Unless you have access to an old computer & OS that can support it, 8 year old software will need to be replaced with Elements 2023.  Please see system requirements.

 

Nancy O'Shea, Product User & Community Expert
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