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Old Feb 25, 2009, 09:54 PM   #1
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How to transfer Photoshop CS3 to new Macbook?

I am buying a new Macbook Pro, and I want to take Photoshop off of my current Macbook and put it onto the new one. (I'm not stealing anything--I just want to MOVE what I already have, not duplicate it.)

I don't have the discs because 2 former coworkers and I split the program with the agreement that we'd each get a copy (so we each could only put it on our laptops.)

So. Is there any way to do this? I have an external hard drive, which Time Machine backed everything to.

In another thread, it said to look in Library/Application support/Adobe/Adobe registration BUT I can only get as far as Adobe. There is no Adobe Registration. Also, when I hit About Photoshop, no serial number is on the about screen as many suggest it should.

Is there hope?
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Old Feb 25, 2009, 11:11 PM   #2
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A TimeMachine backup wont transfer programs to a new machine??
(i was always curious about that)
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Old Feb 25, 2009, 11:14 PM   #3
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A TimeMachine backup wont transfer programs to a new machine??
I've heard that it will, but I think you might need the serial number/activation code, which seem to be lost somehow (although they must exist, because I'm using the program!)
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Old Feb 26, 2009, 09:24 AM   #4
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I don't have the discs because 2 former coworkers and I split the program with the agreement that we'd each get a copy (so we each could only put it on our laptops.)

Is there hope?

If you split one software package with 2 others, then you are using pirated software. Unless you bought a "family pack".
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Old Feb 26, 2009, 09:28 AM   #5
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If you split one software package with 2 others, then you are using pirated software. Unless you bought a "family pack".
And that is long and the short of itů
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Old Feb 26, 2009, 09:41 AM   #6
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Buy the program like everyone else and install it
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And that is long and the short of itů

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Old Feb 26, 2009, 09:45 PM   #8
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Doesn't your co-worker have the discs still?!?
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