Right click "open with" does not work correct Photoshop Elements 16

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Feb 26, 2018 Feb 26, 2018

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I have have bought Photoshop Elements 16 and use it on my Windows 7 Professional SP1   PC

If I try to open a jpg file using a right click and "open with"  and choose Photo Shop Elements , Photoshop Elements opens but it does not open the jog file itself.

I have seen some people asking this before but found no correct answers yet.

My PC works fine , the "open with" function also works fine with in every other program that I use (also in my opld PE program). 

Can someone answer my question why PE does not work correct and what I should do to change PE accordingly.

Thanks in advance

Greetings Hans

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Most Valuable Participant , Feb 26, 2018 Feb 26, 2018
Hi,Does it open the editor or the welcome screen?In the open with options, do you see "Photoshop Elements 2018 Editor" and selecting that?Brian

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Feb 26, 2018 Feb 26, 2018

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Hi,

Does it open the editor or the welcome screen?

In the open with options, do you see "Photoshop Elements 2018 Editor" and selecting that?

Brian

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Ah great, I never realised or knew that I had to choose Photoshop Elements 2018 editor as standard program in the "open with" function. This feels like "or you put the plug in the socket" Lol, I'm a programmer. 

Thanks Brian

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Ps standard the "open with"with function only shows Photoshop Elements 2018   , not the editor

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Hi,

That is what I see under Windows 10.

When you go to "Open with", is there a choose another app option? If so did you check that list?

Another trick you could try is as follows:-

Got to the folder C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 2018

Right click on the file PhotoshopElementsEditor.exe and select copy

Right click somewhere within the folder and select copy - that should produce a second copy of the file

Rename the copy to PSE2018ED

Now see if that shows up under Open with

I have noticed that Windows sometimes gets confused and that trick seems to solve it.

Brian

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Brian , at first the editor did not show in the list using the "open with" function.  I now used the "select standard program" function in the "open with" popup panel and looked up PremiereElementsEditor.exe  in  my software folder  C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Premiere Elements 2018 and set that as standard.

This should work in many windows and pse versions I guess.

Hans

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