Repair Photoshop Elements not Responding


“I installed Photoshop Elements on my Windows system and transferred all of my pictures from external hard drive to Picture folder library on desktop to edit it. When I tried to open file in Photoshop Element, it loaded the file completely and froze suddenly by displaying 'Photoshop Elements is not responding' error message. Now I am in dilemma, as my image file got corrupt and unable to open it on Adobe’s Photoshop as well as in Photoshop Elements. How to fix this problem?”

Adobe Photoshop Elements is a raster graphic editor with amazing features for users to create, edit, share and organize pictures. However, Photoshop Elements application may stop working properly and shows any error message like 'Photoshop Elements not responding' instead of opening the file due to many issues. Apart from above said situation, some other symptoms are getting blue screen, frozen screen or cursor, unexpected system restart, flickering dialog box, getting blank screen when opening image file in Photoshop Elements. This may corrupt the image file being opened or edited in the application.

Now, let us discuss few other situations that may corrupt Photoshop Elements files as mentioned below:

  • Often if desktop is not scanned using proper antivirus program then there is possibility of Photoshop Elements file becoming victim of virus infection that leads to inaccessibility
  • Occurrence of interruption due to power fluctuation while transferring Photoshop Elements images from one location to another, might corrupt these files
  • Improper installation or malfunction of Photoshop Elements application can damage its internal file structure making it unreadable
  • Trying to open images from Photoshop Elements files in other graphics editing tool can result in corruption

Image files like PDD or PSD when gets corrupt due to freezing of Photoshop Elements or due to other reasons, you don’t need to panic. Just calm down!! Photoshop Elements edited picture files can be repaired in short duration of time using suitable Photoshop image file repair tool.

Software to fix Photoshop Elements not responding error:

Yodot PSD Repair is tremendous application to repair Photoshop Elements not responding error with any PDD image file on both Windows and Mac computer. Along with above mentioned error, it can resolve Photoshop CS3 file is locked error, Photoshop file error, cannot launch Photoshop error, cannot parse the PSD file error, Photoshop CS6 has stopped working error, etc. With ultimate user interface of this software, corrupted or damaged Photoshop files can be fixed easily. It has capability to fix Photoshop files having various color modes like RGB, CMYK, Indexed, Grey Scale and so on without affecting its source. This tool is compatible on Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS based computers. More to this, it also supports on Mac computers with OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite.

Procedure to repair Photoshop Elements files:

  • Download and install Yodot PSD Repair software on your Windows system
  • Follow the instructions provided on screen to launch and repair Photoshop Elements files
  • Click on 'Browse' option to choose path of Photoshop Elements file which has to be repaired
  • After choosing that particular file, hit on 'Repair' option and check the repair status by seeing progress bar
  • The scanning process takes few minutes and shows fixed PSD / PDD file with different layers
  • Now you can view this repaired image file by utilizing 'Preview' option
  • If satisfied with result, you can save the fixed Photoshop Elements file to your preferred location on desktop

Reliable Points:

  • Install reliable anti-virus software to safeguard your Windows system from malicious malware
  • Keep backup of crucial Photoshop Elements files on portable storage device