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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Aside from the host of new features in CS6, what has been the other big development for IT administrators? Without a doubt it’s been the new changes to Creative Suite product activations.

Adobe announced a radical overhaul of their activation process for volume licensing customers with CS6. CS4 & CS5 activated in the background as soon as the software detected an internet connection; so no action was required. CS6, however, requires active registration online or the product will stop working.

Where this has caused problems is in the realm of Enterprise Deployment; those attempting to deploy an image over a network have come across serious activation issues.

Fortunately Adobe offers a free Enterprise Deployment Toolkit (AAMEE) to resolve this problem; it’s effective and easy to use.

You can download this tool here, Adobe have also included a video guide to deployment.