Regardless of *how* I try to, whatever guides I follow (both on here and elsewhere) I still get error 205.
Yes, I've removed AV and deactived windows defender firewall, yes I tried wired/wireless and yes I tried and alternate internet supply (mobile hotspot). Yes I tried safe mode, yes I did all the things.
I will be trying on a different machine this evening but if that doesn't work - I will be seeking refund, and apparently this forum is the ONLY way to contact adobe in a meaningful way.
This space is provided by Adobe, but it is not Adobe support Sorry, nobody here can help with an account or payment problem This is a public forum, you need the link to Adobe support, not other users Be sure to remain signed in with your Adobe ID before accessing the link Do be aware that Adobe's staffing is impacted by the virus, so wait times are long -you MUST make sure that your browser does NOT block ads, scripts, or pop-ups -you MUST also allow 'cookies' in your web browser for the link to work This link will go directly to the chat option Type "Agent" in the chat box to bypass the chatbot and be connected to a person -Meaning type in the word Agent without the quote " " marks https://helpx.adobe.com/contact.html?rghtup=autoOpen - or https://helpx.adobe.com/contact/phone.html . Adobe does NOT do support by email, so beware of answering anyone who sends you a private message -click for more information about scammers https://tinyurl.com/10791730