What is your program Photoshop Elements Elements Organizer 13/13.1 or Premiere Elements Elements Organizer 13/13.1?
If you are dealing exclusively with photos, please consider re-posting your thread in the Adobe Photoshop Elements Forum to take advantage of the specialized expertise there related to the 6000 duplicate photos in the Elements Organizer. Some how your thread got posted in the Adobe Premiere Elements Forum (video editing). For your convenience, the following link will open to the Adobe Photoshop Elements Forum where you can re-post your question
Well they are photos and videos. But since I have both premiere and elements opened, I wanted to import my videos to Premiere. And I see that it says Import photos and videos. Why would a video program ask for photos? And when I try to import media I say "Use elements organizer" but it wont open any of my files. Any tips on how to just import my videos there or do I want pictures there as well and why if Elements PS is for pics? Like I said I am new to both programs, and I bought PS Elements & Premiere for Dummies but havent read it. I appreciate any help and will repost to that site. But as I said I have videos mixed in with pics.
Thanks for the further details.
Premiere Elements video editor accepts photos and videos as part of it workflow. The photos for such video presentations are edited in the photo editor Photoshop Elements. Photoshop Elements 13/13.1 and Premiere Elements 13/13.1 are standalone programs, each coming with an Elements Organizer 13/13.1. When the two of them are installed on the same computer at the same time, they share the same Elements Organizer 13/13.1 which is where you seem to be.
I thought that I was sending you in the best direction (Adobe Photoshop Elements Forum) when you mentioned 6000 duplicate photos and I did not recall any mention of videos.
Am I understanding your present question correctly as
a. You have 6000 files (photos and videos) in the computer's File Explorer. You want to get rid of the duplicate and thought that you would use the Elements Organizer to help you do that and you tried Elements Organizer, Find Menu/by Visual Inspection/Duplicate Photos
b. Apparently the feature did not get rid of the duplicates or all that you wanted removed. If you had a combo of Photos and Videos, I am not sure just how specific "Duplicate Photos" is. It might not take in videos as well as photos. Instead of "Duplicate Photos" under Find Menu/Visual Inspection, another choice might be "Visually similar photos and videos".
I will do some homework on this in the next 24 hours or sooner and report back.
Thanks for the follow up.