photoshop cs4 upgrade

Jul 18, 2021 Jul 18, 2021

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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!!!!

 

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Jul 18, 2021 Jul 18, 2021

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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

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Jul 18, 2021 Jul 18, 2021

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Assuming these are all for Mac or all for Windows, try

  1. Install the CS5 upgrade version (don't worry about installing CS4),
  2. Enter your CS5 upgrade serial number,
  3. When prompted to enter a SN from an earlier qualifying version, enter your CS4 upgrade serial number.

 

That used to work for me.

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Jul 18, 2021 Jul 18, 2021

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"CS2-CS3-CS4 are completely dead..."

https://community.adobe.com/t5/download-install/download-non-subscription-adobe-software/m-p/1197742...

 

 

Regards. My System: Lr-Classic 10.3, Photoshop 22.4.2, Lightroom 4.3, Windows-10 Nikon DSLR.

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Jul 18, 2021 Jul 18, 2021

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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.

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Jul 19, 2021 Jul 19, 2021

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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:

 

https://community.adobe.com/t5/download-install/download-non-subscription-adobe-software/m-p/1197742...

 

Hope that helps.

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Jul 19, 2021 Jul 19, 2021

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Did you register your Adobe products online?  If yes, there may be a record of your old CS serial numbers online.  Log-in below.

https://account.adobe.com/products

 

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Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
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