I found photoshop cs4 and cs5 that had been bought as upgrades a while ago 2 computers ago and i would really like to use them but seeing as they are upgrades i need to have the full verson right before cs3 or cs4 to use these disk and serial numbers. i can not afford this program all out and monthly is annoying all i need are one of these cause its perfect for what i do and im used to them. can someone help me!!!!
Not keeping track of the serial numbers you have purchased is about the same as laying money on an outdoor table and letting the wind blow it away
There is no way that anyone in a public forum can help with a serial number that you did not record and safeguard
Assuming these are all for Mac or all for Windows, try
That used to work for me.
"CS2-CS3-CS4 are completely dead..."
No need to install CS4 though. I think the end game here is to get CS5 installed.
CS5 may be able to be installed as standalone using a CS4 upgrade number.
Clean and legal installs of either CS4 or CS5 should still work and be able to be activated. And it's true that CS upgrade versions don't require the prior release that they depend on to actually be installed on the system.
However, in no circumstance can any CS upgrade version be installed without at least knowing or having available the serial number of the prior version which it was upgraded from.
One thing you can do is check your online Adobe account to see if there's any record there of your prior version purchase(s). Please follow the steps described here:
Hope that helps.
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