Elements: Why can't I open Canon 550D CR2 files with PSE 8?

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I am shooting with a Canon eos 550D in CR2 (raw) files but I can't open them with Photoshop Elements 8. I've tried downloading the raw zip packages from adobe but so far nothing seems to work (like this one http://www.adobe.com/support/download...).

Would anyone know what I need to download to open the CR2 files?
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Eveline Vaessen

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Posted 5 years ago

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Michel BRETECHER, Champion

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See this faq in the User to user forum:
http://forums.adobe.com/thread/103079...

You should be able to upgrade your ACR version to 6.2. while your 550D requires 6.1.

Downloads for Windows:
http://www.adobe.com/support/download...
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Eveline, can you just select Help>Updates... to install the latest Camera Raw plug-in?