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Activated Devices Question

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While trying to sort out another problem, I noticed that my online Adobe Account is showing two activations fro what appears to be the same machine - one with the name of the machine and the other with the name appended with "_64". Did LR install in both 32- and 64-bit versions? should I just leave it alone, or will it count against my installations if I want to install Classic on my laptop? I did not know if I should deactivate either of them, or if this would just cause more issues. Any suggestions?

--Ken
 
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You are allowed 2 activations. If you install LR on a 3rd machine. you can activate it and Adobe will deactivate the other two. when you next use the 1st machine Adobe will ask you to activate (again) Since Adobe can not determine which activation of the 2 that you want to de activate it deactivates both of them. You can install LR on many machines but only two can be activated at a time.
Leave it as is and Adobe will keep you straight.
 
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You are allowed 2 activations. If you install LR on a 3rd machine. you can activate it and Adobe will deactivate the other two. when you next use the 1st machine Adobe will ask you to activate (again) Since Adobe can not determine which activation of the 2 that you want to de activate it deactivates both of them. You can install LR on many machines but only two can be activated at a time.
Leave it as is and Adobe will keep you straight.
Sounds good. Having not deactivated before, I did not know if it might cause issues down the road. But I am still not sure why there are 2 activations on the same machine? But I think that I'll let Adobe sort it out as you have suggested.

Thanks,

--Ken
 
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