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    Adobe CS2 For Free? Actually No...

    This is a bit of a screw up...

    Why Adobe's Massive Photoshop Fail Could've Been a Clever Business Move | Gizmodo UK

    In short, Adobe disable activation servers and provide a download link to the software and a registration key to reactivate if you need to re-install CS2. Adobe then wonders why so many people "pirate" it from their own website...

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    I used this today funnily enogh when having to install CS2 onto a new PC. We're properly licensed for said PC, but it's an interesting one - especially as they provide full serials - how many will chance using an older version whilst unlicensed, I wonder.

    I actually discovered it havign down the install from the original CD media, then turning to Google when the activation process didn't work.

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    I didnt realise adobe messed up on this i did think it was geunine free, so does that mean even for they mess up i can't have the software i obtained?

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    According to Adobe, you should only use it if you have a valid licence for Photoshop even though they don't bother verifying it.

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    I downloaded PP2 from the site after reading that it was now free. I also registered it. Be interesting to see if they bother getting back to me.

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