Do I need to uninstall previous versions??

New Here ,
Feb 25, 2018 Feb 25, 2018

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I've just downloaded the latest Photoshop CC & Lightroom Classic CC via the direct link - creative Cloud was taking 7 hours so far for PS and was only on 20%!

Now I have the latest versions installed & my actions ready, do I need to uninstall the previous versions as it didn't happen during the new installation? Even after reboot my CC panel is still showing that they both need updating.

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Advocate , Feb 26, 2018 Feb 26, 2018
If you do not want the previous versions, you can most certainly delete them through the Creative Cloud desktop app. You do not need to keep them around

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 25, 2018 Feb 25, 2018

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no.

you can uninstall if you like, but that's not necessary and not always desirable.

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Enthusiast ,
Feb 25, 2018 Feb 25, 2018

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There’s no need to unistall the previous version, but If your not going to use them, I think it’s better to uninstall them.

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New Here ,
Feb 26, 2018 Feb 26, 2018

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Yeah it's more that I don't really want there to be 2gb of software I don't need stuck on my computer, but I also wonder if Creative Cloud will ever update itself or show that I actually have the updated versions installed!

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Advocate ,
Feb 26, 2018 Feb 26, 2018

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If you do not want the previous versions, you can most certainly delete them through the Creative Cloud desktop app. You do not need to keep them around

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New Here ,
Nov 15, 2020 Nov 15, 2020

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I've just looked around the desktop app but I can't see where to uninstall. How do I do this?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 15, 2020 Nov 15, 2020

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Assume you're running Desktop app version 5.3.1.470. (Help > About).

 

See https://helpx.adobe.com/au/creative-cloud/help/uninstall-remove-app.html

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Feb 26, 2018 Feb 26, 2018

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