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How to Fix Adobe Application Manager for CS6

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Jun 12, 2018

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Short of going to a previous image backup & fixing this, how do I fix this that Adobe's update manager broke. I am not interested in going to cloud based software, so prefer to stay at CS6. Seems like there should be a simple download link for this somewhere, but all I find is the application manager download link for CC versions.   Here is the message I get when trying to do an update to either my Photoshop CS6 or Dreamweaver CS6. If I knew where this file was located on my hard drive, I could just extract it from imagex backup with 7zip.

AdobeAppManager.JPG

After some more google research, I was able to find where these files live.  I overwrote the folder tree C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core from my backup & it works again.  I will just ignore any updates that update manager tells me to update & hopefully just disabling that utility from starting using msconfig.exe will work.

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How to Fix Adobe Application Manager for CS6

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Short of going to a previous image backup & fixing this, how do I fix this that Adobe's update manager broke. I am not interested in going to cloud based software, so prefer to stay at CS6. Seems like there should be a simple download link for this somewhere, but all I find is the application manager download link for CC versions.   Here is the message I get when trying to do an update to either my Photoshop CS6 or Dreamweaver CS6. If I knew where this file was located on my hard drive, I could just extract it from imagex backup with 7zip.

AdobeAppManager.JPG

After some more google research, I was able to find where these files live.  I overwrote the folder tree C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core from my backup & it works again.  I will just ignore any updates that update manager tells me to update & hopefully just disabling that utility from starting using msconfig.exe will work.

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After some more google research, I was able to find where these files live.  I overwrote the folder tree C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core from my backup & it works again.  I will just ignore any updates that update manager tells me to update & hopefully just disabling that utility from starting using msconfig.exe will work.

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Aug 17, 2020

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So when youre in the core selection how can you recover it? I'm having the same issue with that error message.

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Aug 17, 2020

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As soon as you install any part of the Cloud, even a trial, it replaces your program management system
-if you plan to keep using CS6 (or earlier) you should NOT install a Cloud program, not even a trial
-Read Cloud takes over https://community.adobe.com/t5/Get-Started/Get-off-the-cloud/td-p/8075485 for some ideas

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Aug 18, 2020

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I have my own serial number for my CS6 of After Effects by somehow the number has been revoked? 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 19, 2020

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A revoked license is a different issue unrelated to this topic.

Contact the vendor who sold it to you.

 

Adobe Genuine software FAQ

https://helpx.adobe.com/genuine/faq.html

 

 

Nancy O'Shea, ACP
Alt-Web.com

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