PS Elements 14 Photo parsing error following Windows 10 Update

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When I opened Elements 14 to continue working with stored photos, the program errored out without loading any data. Error said it could not load .jpeg pictures due to a parsing error. Anyone know how to resolve this?
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Michel BRETECHER, Champion

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See a similar complaint in the Elements user to user forum:
https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2492053
It seems that the workaround to edit the registry can solve the RAM size problem causing a number of serious issues with totally misleading error messages.The Windows update build 1803 hits several Elements versions.
The other issue without a workaround today is the option to open documents in floating windows.
No official comment from Adobe today?
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Michel, I have had updates with #1803 and nothing happens to my Adobe.    
Maybe yu can lend a hand to this other forum where this man is not able to launch versions 16 and 18 due to his own error message.  He has reinstalled and deleted old remnants of uninstalled version but nothing clear it enough to reinstall.   I am at wits end (me?).  He's Roger A. at 

https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/photoshop-elements-2018-not-starting?utm_sour...

just a look at it is all if you might have any suggestions or heard anything.   Thanks.   
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Steve,What can we learn from browsing other Adobe (and even Microsoft) forums about the last update?-

- as usual, we can't know if many posts about an issue mean most of the users have the problem.- I see many posts with issues, and now many posts saying they have no problem at all.-

- One single technical reason (RAM size not beeing correctly recognized) creating a number of different symptoms (error messages) across different Elements versions. The workaround to edit the registry works for those symptoms. The OS update is the root of the problem with perhaps a shaky implementation in Elements (not in CC?). So, who should solve the problem, Adobe or Microsoft, knowing that older Elements versions are never udpdated?-

- The only bug without a workaround is the inability to work with floating windows. Many users don't use the feature, so, we don't know if the bug exists for everybody. The bug seems general for Windows 15 and 2018...I am watching several forums to see if we get a better idea of the importance of those issues.

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The workaround for the RAM had been suggest in March for Photoshop CC;
https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/invalid-numeric-entry-integer-96-8-required-photoshop.html
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To answer that you'd probably can take hints from Knowledge Base at Microsoft.  We post each problem and fix into the KB, if there is one then all of us learn from the KB or from Technet.  You can't get a Technet disc unless you're a grad from a tech college with completed certifications, and for others it cost a gob of money.  Even I use the KB at Microsoft now and then.   My college days were in the 90's and I kept current with Microsoft college on the campus in night schools there after.  That was my reason for leaving.  I didn't have a real home when I was constantly at Microsoft.  My wife started calling me "stranger".  The KB learns ya if you can retain its knowledge.   We keep at this and I keep notes from most email to refer back to.   I think cleaning up the lose files after an uninstall is a good thing you suggested.