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pcdebb
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Re: Free Adobe Creative Suite CS2

said by nklb:

News story about this: »www.petapixel.com/2013/01/07/ado···suite-2/

From the link:

quote:
Update: It appears that the downloads and universal serial numbers are intended for customers who need to re-install (the CS2 activation server was killed of at the end of last year).

with the activation server being dead as was mention, it's still good, yes? for my needs, the older version is just fine. as the versions get newer, it gets more bloated and it seems the learning curve gets worse for me

nice find!

Edit: as I read further, I'm seeing conflicting info, and it's not "free", but only for those that had a legal copy and "lost" it......
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said by pcdebb:

Edit: as I read further, I'm seeing conflicting info, and it's not "free", but only for those that had a legal copy and "lost" it......

If Adobe posts it openly on their own site with the serial numbers to activate it and keeps the site up after it is realized that other-than-previous-owners are downloading it, it's free for everyone as far as I'm concerned.

They'll probably wind up getting more customers for their current programs by giving more people an actual familiarity with their old versions - rather than their products just being a known brand name.
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Jodokast96
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There is apparently some wiggle room in the wording Adobe has used as well, so it may still be legal, even if it wasn't their intent to give it away. As many have said, Adobe you screwed up. At least spin it in your favor.