If your program is Photoshop Elements, then you have posted in the wrong forum. Some how your thread has been posted in the Adobe Premiere Elements Forum (video editing). Typically I would suggest that you post your Photoshop Elements question in the Adobe Photoshop Elements Forum. Photoshop Elements
I will put on my Photoshop Elements hat and suggest the following.
Forget about the updating of Photoshop Elements 9 using Help Menu/Updates. It is often a flawed process these days.
Use instead for the last of the updates for Photoshop Elements 9...
Please review and consider, and then let us know the outcome as your schedule permits.