How to activate an old CS2 version of InDesign

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I have an old version (circa 2005) of InDesign which has worked well until last month when my computer crashed.  Having installed it again on my new computer, I am unable to activate it.  It was a single purchase, I do not have an account with Adobe but I just want to be able to access the program.  There must surely be a simpl

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Laubender Adobe Community Professional , Aug 04, 2020
Sorry, as far as I know, there is no way. The activation servers are down for several years now.   There once was a substitution version available with a special activation key, but this is gone. Also for some years now.   Regards,Uwe Laubender ( ACP )

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Adobe Community Professional ,
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Sorry, as far as I know, there is no way.

The activation servers are down for several years now.

 

There once was a substitution version available with a special activation key, but this is gone.

Also for some years now.

 

Regards,
Uwe Laubender

( ACP )

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Thank you 

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For more details, see:

 

https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-suite.html

 

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