Using a used Adobe Premium Suite disk

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Can a used Adobe Creative Suite disk be used again on a different account?

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Which version of Creative Suite? CS, CS2, CS3 can no longer be activated at all. CS4-CS6 could be installed by a different account PROVIDED the necessary request for transfer is sent to Adobe. If you didn't deactivate on the old account you may have other issues.

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According to this, CS4 is also a dead product https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-suite.html?promoid=19SCDRQK

 

Transfer (selling or giving your software away) https://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/policy-pricing/transfer-product-license.html
-you may NOT sell or transfer an Education serial number

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You've not provided enough information to answer that question.  Sorry.

 

Which version of Creative Suite?

CS1, CS2, CS3 and CS4 are dead.  There is no possible way to activate them anymore because the servers are gone. 

CS5 & CS6 are on life support and will work on only a handful of computers now.

 

Which platform was it for -- Windows or Mac?

Legacy Creative Suite installers won't work on Mac Sierra - Mojave without special workarounds.  

CS6 won't run much less install on modern Catalina or Big Sur. 

 

What type of license was it sold under -- individual, student/teacher or volume license? 

NOTE:  Student/teacher & volume licenses are not transferable.

 

Creative Suite is discontinued & unsupported.  It's no longer legally sold by any vendor, retailer or country.


MODERN OPTIONS:

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PS Elements or PR Elements (approx $100, no subscription needed)
https://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop-elements.html

Creative Cloud Photography Plan -- approx $10/month for 12 months. Includes the very latest versions of these great products & services:
-- Photoshop CC and Photoshop on iPad
-- Lightroom on desktop, mobile and the web
-- Lightroom Classic
-- Portfolio website + hosting
-- Spark with premium features
-- Bridge
-- 20 GB cloud storage (upgradable to 1 TB).
https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/photography.html

Creative Cloud All Apps (31 + apps & services) and Single Apps Plans
https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/plans.html

 

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Beware of fake Adobe reps who may contact you privately offering to sell you software or take control of your computer. It's a scam, run away!
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3 Easy Ways to Identify Genuine Adobe Staff
https://tinyurl.com/10791730

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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