General Chat Thread, Adobe CS2 For Free? Actually No... in General; This is a bit of a screw up...
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9th January 2013, 09:19 PM #1
Adobe CS2 For Free? Actually No...
This is a bit of a screw up...
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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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11th January 2013, 10:44 PM #2
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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.
11th January 2013, 11:05 PM #3
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?
12th January 2013, 04:23 PM #4
According to Adobe, you should only use it if you have a valid licence for Photoshop even though they don't bother verifying it.
12th January 2013, 04:38 PM #5
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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