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Photo Downloader Annoyance

Listen to the podcast Question: Every time I connect a camera, USB drive, or CD into my computer, Adobe Photo Downloader pops up. How do make this stop? The IT Guy says: Photoshop Elements is a great program, and I use it all the time. However, when you install it on Windows computers, it also installs a
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Question: Every time I connect a camera, USB drive, or CD into my computer, Adobe Photo Downloader pops up. How do make this stop?

The IT Guy says:
Photoshop Elements is a great program, and I use it all the time. However, when you install it on Windows computers, it also installs a photo downloader that works with the program. It sets itself up as the program that always downloads your pictures, whether you like that or not.

To turn this off, open the Photoshop Elements program. Either from the opening screen or by clicking on the top menu, start the Photo Organizer. Once it's open, go to Edit and scroll down to Preferences. This will open a list of options, and select Camera or Card Reader. You will see something that says Use Adobe Photo Downloader to get photos from Camera or Card reader. Turn off the check mark next to that option and then click OK. This will stop the program from being so "helpful" with your photos!

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