Photoshop Elements 8: could not use clone stamp because of a program error

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I've had Elements 8 for a little over a year. Today, when I tried to use the clone stamp, I got the message from the Elements Editor : could not use clone stamp because of a program error.
I shut down the computer and turned it back on, still same message. I tried different photos, still same message. Any suggestions?
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kelly colganazar

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kelly colganazar

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I went on line and found out the answer. Thanks for your help anyway.
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Chris Cox

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and what was that answer?
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I suspect preferences.
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That answer amounted to "user error". I didn't "select" a sample site prior to clicking the clone stamp in the photo - brain fugue, no excuses.