Hello, I've just purchased Photoshop Elements and the download wants me to uninstall Flash. I'm currently writing a Family History book using MyCanvas which requires Flash. What should I do?
Which operating system do you have?
What is your default browser? On Win 10, the Flash player comes with your OS updates, not by direct download. Maybe you have an older Flash Player version on your system that's creating a conflict.
Which version of Photoshop Elements did you get?
I have Windows 10
Photoshop Elements 2020
Now I have to be completely honest, I'm 72 years old, I'm female, I'm not
real computer savvy BUT I do follow good instructions. Due to being 60+
pages into this book I'm creating in MyCanvas, I don't want to loose any of
the year+ work I've done. Thank you for helping me,
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Do you have a 2nd computer on which you could load Photoshop Elements 2020?
I think you may have one or more older versions of Flash Player on your system that need to be removed. Use the Flash Uninstaller below. NOTE: This will NOT remove Flash Player included with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome browsers on Win10.
Restart your computer before and after installing PSE.
I am mentioning this in case you missed it, because it is very important. At the end of 2020 Flash Player reaches end-of-life and will be blocked for almost all users. Almost all Flash-based web sites and apps will stop working. More info from Adobe https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/end-of-life.html