I'm using Elements 9. I use a Nikon D5100 and I shoot in RAW. The file extension for RAW Nikon photos is .NEF.
I'm trying to open the photo in Elements and I'm unable because it's an incorrect file format. Apparently I need to use Adobe Camera Raw to read these files. I thought that Camera Raw came installed with Elements.
How do I access Camera Raw?
You'll need the ACR version 6.4, at least. Use Help...Updates to install the latest ACR (6.5) supported in PSE9. If that fails, use this link to download the file: