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moving LR & PS from W-7 to W-10

DougJ

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I subscribe to the Photography (LR & PS) plan. I run this on my Windows 7 machine. However, as of January 2020, W-7 will no longer be supported . It's therefore time to switch to Windows 10. I take possession of my new W-10 machine in July.
What I would like to know is how I deactivate my licence (for both LR and PS) on the the W-7 machine and establish my licence on the new W-10 machine.

Just to be clear, all of my image data is on its own 2TB HD, which HD will be moved to the new W-10 machine.
TIA for information and advice.
Ciao, Doug
 

Paul McFarlane

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Hi Doug and welcome to the Forum!

Simply log out of your Adobe account on the W7 machine (in the CC App) and once all loaded up log onto the account on the new machine. You can actually have two machines active at the same time.

One of the free eBooks on this site could be very useful to you - Moving Lightroom to a New computer - here's the Blog that launched it:


Hope all goes well!
 

DougJ

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Hi Paul,
Thanks for your reply: it seems a very simple and straightforward process.
I do have the eBook you mention and reviewed it before posting my question. Unless I've missed something, that eBook does address moving to a new computer, but I didn't spot anything that seemed to address expressly moving to a new computer with a new (different) operating system. Anyway, thanks for being patient with me.
Ciao,
Doug
 

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Hi Doug

Glad you have the book. It's especially helpful in the steps and also the files that are easily overlooked (profiles, etc) but for other things you may encounter along the way we'll do our best to help here!

Paul
 

Victoria Bampton

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Unless I've missed something, that eBook does address moving to a new computer, but I didn't spot anything that seemed to address expressly moving to a new computer with a new (different) operating system.
Since you're moving from a Windows version to another Windows version, everything will be the same as moving on the identical OS. If you were moving to Mac, there's a few extra things to watch out for, like the format of the drives.
 
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