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Can't activate Photoshop CS3 - LOCKED, dead product

New Here ,
Nov 21, 2016 Nov 21, 2016

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Hi,

 

I'm having problems with activating Adobe Photoshop CS3 for our customer.

Deactivation went flawlessly, though all tries of activation on new PC failed...

All I'm getting is error 194:12. Offline activation tries with assistance of Adobe guy failed too - he got "errors of activation", whatever this means.

I've tried cleaning up PC and reinstalling Photoshop CS3, but it was no-go.

 

Trial period ends in 4 days, and I need to do something before this time arrives. User needs Photoshop CS3 for work.

 

Michał

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LEGEND , Nov 21, 2016 Nov 21, 2016
You mention this is a new PC.  Older versions of Adobe products are proving to be incompatible with the latest operating systems.  There will be no updates to the older programs to accommodate new technology.

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LEGEND ,
Nov 21, 2016 Nov 21, 2016

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You mention this is a new PC.  Older versions of Adobe products are proving to be incompatible with the latest operating systems.  There will be no updates to the older programs to accommodate new technology.

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Sep 24, 2020 Sep 24, 2020

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This is false information, Photoshop CS3 works on windows 10! You can activate the software. But I don't remember the procedure anymore ...

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Sep 24, 2020 Sep 24, 2020

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The CS3 and earlier activation server has been removed

 

CS3 and earlier are DEAD products that may not be activated

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