I have tried installing camera raw 6.2 for photoshop elements 8 so I can open RAW image files, I have done exactly as the instructions said and I still encounter the error of "cannot open ___ because it is the wrong type of file"
It needs 6.3, according to this: http://helpx.adobe.com/creative-suite/kb/camera-raw-plug-supported-cameras.html
... which means that you're knackered with PSE8.
You'll have to upgrade, get Lightroom, or use DNG Converter.
Thanks for the help!
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