Is Adobe Creative Cloud [desktop app] necessary

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Aug 04, 2016

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I was wondering why does Adobe want us to download CC that bad, this applications constantly run a lot of background processes (even when we quit it).

So i'm just wandering, can I uninstall CC when I don't need to download any Adobe softwares?

If you are using a subscription you need to have the CC Manager installed.

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Is Adobe Creative Cloud [desktop app] necessary

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I was wondering why does Adobe want us to download CC that bad, this applications constantly run a lot of background processes (even when we quit it).

So i'm just wandering, can I uninstall CC when I don't need to download any Adobe softwares?

If you are using a subscription you need to have the CC Manager installed.

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If you are using a subscription you need to have the CC Manager installed.

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Ned Murphy:

If you are using a subscription you need to have the CC Manager installed.

That's not true. You can remove the CC Desktop app with the CC Cleaner Tool and everything works fine except the ability to update to new versions of applications. Minor updates are still handled through the older AAM method, so, so, so much better. When you need to install a new version of an application, you will unfortunately have to install that POS, malware-like, irritation called CC Desktop. Just run CC Cleaner Tool again afterwards to rid yourself of it.

CC Desktop is a total piece of junk.

Here is the CC Cleaner Tool. Make sure you only select the Desktop app:

Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Cleaner Tool to solve installation problems

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thanks for this post, i didn't know about this tool _

2016-08-16 6:31 GMT+01:00 grauenwölfe <forums_noreply@adobe.com>:

Is Adobe Creative Cloud necessary created by grauenwölfe

<https://forums.adobe.com/people/grauenw%C3%B6lfe> in *Adobe Creative

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<https://forums.adobe.com/message/8944446#8944446>

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@grauenwölfe 

Thank you for the link.

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