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Rob_R_Warragul
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Putting a very old Elements on a Win 8 pc

Jan 31, 2013 5:29 PM

Years ago I bought an HP scanner and it came with Photoshop Elements.  It doesn't seem to have a version number, but the disc label has a copyright symbol with dates 1991-2001 (so it's very old).

 

Now I'd like to install it on my new pc which runs Windows 8.

 

I get an error message saying I need Internet Explorer 4.0 or greater to install Elements, then the installation aborts.

 

What should I do?

 
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    Jan 31, 2013 5:40 PM   in reply to Rob_R_Warragul

    The version is so old that it's unlikely to install and run satisfactorily on a modern operating system like Windows 8.

     

    Your best bet is to invest in a new version of Photoshop Elements 11.

     
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