What happens when you place an image file? What type of image file (PSD, TIFF, JPEG, what?) Most of us aren't having this problem.
Screen captures are useful for us to help you.
It's always the same error: Cannot place this file. No filter found for
requested operation. I attached a screen shot.
I've tried new files from scratch to see if that was the problem. I've
reset all my preferences (although I just got CC 2015 and hadn't changed
any). I checked to see if antivirus software might be getting in the
way. I'm my administrator, so that's not an issue.
I've checked to see if it's certain file types. It's not.
This is the simplest thing I do in InDesign, and it's frustrating that
I'm paying for this each month and it's absolutely unusable unless I
bring everything back over to CS6. This works fine as always in CS6. I
can place any file there, but I bought CC so I wouldn't be tied to an
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Try this: Uninstall InDesign CC2015 (using the gear drop-down in the Creative Cloud app), then run Adobe Cleaner Use the Creative Cloud Cleaner Tool to solve installation problems
The reinstall InDesign.