Lightroom: Is Lightroom CC 2015/6 compatible with Windows 10?

  • 1
  • Problem
  • Updated 3 years ago
  • (Edited)
I upgraded from windows 8 to windows 10 today. Now I am unable to open up Lightroom 6. I get an program error. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. I updated my system and reinstalled lightroom, still same error. Is Lightroom 6 compatible with Windows 10? Is there a way to correct this problem?
Photo of Patrick Laird

Patrick Laird

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes
  • frustrated

Posted 3 years ago

  • 1
Photo of Steve Sprengel

Steve Sprengel, Champion

  • 2656 Posts
  • 341 Reply Likes
This says LR 6 is generally compatible:

One change Windows 10 makes is to run everything in the user context by default.
Photo of Raymond Jenkins

Raymond Jenkins

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes
Lightroom CC stops working intermittently since I upgraded to windows ten. Should I uninstall windows ten?
Photo of Jeffrey Tranberry

Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

  • 14485 Posts
  • 1874 Reply Likes
What error does it give?

There's one of two issues that can occur after an update to Windows 10:

1) You have an AMD card and the driver gets updated to a version with known issues. Until AMD provides an updated driver, here is a workaround document for this driver issue:

2) The permission get changed for items in your home directory: