Updates for CS6

Community Beginner ,
Jan 12, 2019 Jan 12, 2019

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I have Creative Suite 6 that I have reinstalled on a new (Windows 10) computer.  After launching the Adobe Application Manager, there are a number of updates needed.  The only required update is the one for AAM itself.  Unfortunately, after installing this update, I ended up with a bunch of Creative Cloud software installed offering me free trials, etc.  I'm not interested in any CC items nor do I want any CC software on my computer.

I have been able to successfully locate, download, and install all but four of the required updates.  I'm hoping that someone can provide direct links to the Windows versions of these updates.  This is how each of them appear in AAM...

  • Adobe CSXS InfrastructureCS6
  • Touch App Plugin Update for Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • Touch App Plugin Update for Adobe Illustrator CS6 (64-bit)
  • DPS Desktop Tools CS6 for Adobe InDesign CS6

Thank you very much for any help locating these updates.

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Community Beginner , Jan 14, 2019 Jan 14, 2019
I got the installers I needed but not without a fight.  I ended up installing a trial version of CS6, letting it "upgrade" Adobe Application Manager to the Creative Cloud version, and then snapping up the install files from the temporary folder that the CC updater stores them in during installation.  Really a PITA...IMO, these installers should all be available for download.

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Jan 12, 2019 Jan 12, 2019

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At some point in the past (I don't know the exact date) Adobe "merged" the original update manager into the Cloud update manager, which means you are no longer using your original update manager

I have read some messages that the latest (Cloud) updater sometimes doesn't work with old programs... Try installing your updates manually

Updates start here and select product, read to see if you need to install updates in number order, or if the updates are cumulative for the individual product http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/

Read Cloud takes over https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2089127 for some ideas (see reply #1)

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Jan 13, 2019 Jan 13, 2019

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Hello i own CS6 Master Collection/Production Premium, CC, 2x Adobe Acrobat 2017

and have the same problem.

I addition i have problems with the activations because CS6/Acrobat standalone version thinks that they are CC applications!

i contacted adobe support in short:

We are experiencing technical difficulties that affect the resolution to your query. We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Please contact us after 10-12 hours. Thank you for your patience.

BTW: manual installaton of the patches does not work - it tells me its not for your software (maybe i thinks its the CC subscription - you have to logged into the account for patching).

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Jan 14, 2019 Jan 14, 2019

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I got the installers I needed but not without a fight.  I ended up installing a trial version of CS6, letting it "upgrade" Adobe Application Manager to the Creative Cloud version, and then snapping up the install files from the temporary folder that the CC updater stores them in during installation.  Really a PITA...IMO, these installers should all be available for download.

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 19, 2020 Nov 19, 2020

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Agreed. I was able to get all the updates for CS6 MC on the web via third party sites.

 

The most important update is ApplicationManager6.2_all.exe Also available on the web. Just have to search for it.

 

After you install CS6 MC you will need the above patchfile  to install all the other updates manually or online. Do not allow it, Application Manager, to update itself to a new version. If you do you'll have to uninstall CS6 and scrub the leftover folders (delete) and start over.

 

It's also best to install CS6 offline, no internet, till after you install the version 6.2 of  Applicaiton Manager. If you can download all the updates manually it's best to manually update them all offline. It's only a couple of hours of work. lol.

 

I'd also rename the Application Manager file from PDApp.exe to PDApp.exe.bak after installing all the updates as its not needed anymore as it's not likely Adobe will be updating CS6 ever.

 

ApplicationManager6.2_all.exe should be available for all those that have a perpetual license. Otherwise its impossible to update all CS6 apps. I've been updating any Adobe Support Community I run across with this info so others can continue to use the software that they paid for. Shouldn't have to trash perfectly usable software.

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Nov 19, 2020 Nov 19, 2020

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That you paid good money for.

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Nov 19, 2020 Nov 19, 2020

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Better to bin the app than download from random sites, for sure.

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Jan 05, 2021 Jan 05, 2021

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Good day

Is there anyway you could share the updates Bryan5R57 ?
I have tried to find them, but only managed to get four or five:Photoshop, acrobat pro, audition, after effects and the app manager 6.2.

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Community Beginner ,
Jan 05, 2021 Jan 05, 2021

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Yes I did today after your ask. There's 9.84 Giga bytes of them, every single one.

So I created a CS6 update archive on The Internet Archive. Does not include the updates for the Creative Cloud version of CS6 at this point in time.

So here's the link https://archive.org/details/adobe-flash-pro-12.0-12.0.2

don't be misled by the link name to think it's jsut for Adobe Flash it's the to all the updates on the Internet Archive.

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Community Beginner ,
Jan 05, 2021 Jan 05, 2021

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So do not use any version of AAM - Adobe Application Manager 6.2 to update CS6. The first time version 6.2 AAM checks for updates the very first one is to update itself which leads installs the Creative Cloud version of AAM. If that happens you will need to do a complete uninstall of CS6 and start over.

You do need AAM 6.2 to be installed to install the updates. Can't install any updates with out it.

Disable your internet to  keep AAM from checking for updates then  install the updates.

The only way at this point is to update them one at a time. There's 140 updates in the link above so update only the CS6 apps you need to save from having to update all.

If theres a several updates you can just pick the last one to also same some time. The only problem with that is if for some reason you need the earlier update(s) you will not be able to update the earlier versions with a complete reinstall.

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Jan 06, 2021 Jan 06, 2021

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Wow!

Thank you very much!

 

I'll pick out necassory updates and get them installed!

 

Blessings

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Community Beginner ,
Jan 08, 2021 Jan 08, 2021

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The above updates also don't include Acrobat X updates.

 

I was able to create an ISO that includes all the Acrobat X updates plus a batch file installer I found for Acrobat 9 that I used for a all at once updater for Acrobat X

 

 Here's the link https://archive.org/details/acrobat-x-updates

The batch file is editable so you could also use for Acrobat XI if some one wanted.

 

Just launch the Acro-X.bat file. It will skip what it needs and will install all available updates.

 

Regards.

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