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Windows 7: Troubles with Photoshop

19 Feb 2010   #1
Aarikku

Windows 7
 
 
Troubles with Photoshop

Recently, I installed a copy of Photoshop Elements 3.0, which came free with my old Wacom tablet, on my new Windows 7 computer. It works, sort of. There's a weird, glitchy grid.

It's hard to describe, so here's a picture. Click! Has anyone seen something like this before?

Thanks!


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19 Feb 2010   #2
sergiogarcia9

 

Hmmm.... you might wanna try to reinstall PSE

Or try to run it under Vista or XP compatibility
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20 Feb 2010   #3
Aarikku

Windows 7
 
 

Installing it once was hard enough; I had to install it on a separate computer, drag the files over to Windows 7 and then install it so I could enter the serial number. (Installing it normally just had it quit halfway through...)

I've tried running it in different compatibility modes, no change.
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21 Feb 2010   #4
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Aarikku View Post
Installing it once was hard enough; I had to install it on a separate computer, drag the files over to Windows 7 and then install it so I could enter the serial number.
Eh?
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21 Feb 2010   #5
Aarikku

Windows 7
 
 

It wouldn't actually install on Windows 7. So I installed it on a separate computer, put the files on a USB drive and transferred them. It wouldn't open because the serial number hadn't been entered on the Windows 7 computer. So I installed the program from there, got fare enough to enter the serial number and now it opens.
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21 Feb 2010   #6
Cato

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

According to the Windows 7 compatibility site only Elements 7 (with paid upgrade) and Elements 8 are compatible with Windows 7.

There may be a workaround, but I have a feeling it won't be easy.
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21 Feb 2010   #7
Aarikku

Windows 7
 
 

Hmm. Well, I'm certainly not buying another version of Photoshop. *sigh*
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23 Mar 2010   #8
546 Inspiron

Windows 7 home premium with 64 bit
 
 

I installed my old PS Elements 5 on my new win/7/64bit and it is fine.
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