Photoshop: Filter > Render (Clouds,Difference Clouds,Fibers...,Lens Flare...,Lighting Effects...)Grayed Out

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I would like to access the grayed out options in the picture but can't seem to figure out why I cannot please help.

Filter > Render > (Clouds,Difference Clouds,Fibers...,Lens Flare...,Lighting Effects...)

These are the files settings as well.

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Yves Crausaz

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For these types of filters, the graphics processor (GPU) must be compatible and enabled. And the image in RGB 8 bits.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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It looks like none of the filters are installed. Please reinstall the product directly from
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Looking at your screen capture, the layer you are on is locked so those filters will be greyed out.  If you unlock the layer, they should be accessible.