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Transfer Lightroom to a second computer w/o cloud


Oct 7, 2008
Orchard Park, NY
Lightroom Experience
Lightroom Version
I have been a lightroom user since 1.0, last month I tried to install lightroom on a second computer that I could travel with and for some reason ended up signing on for a 30 day trial of adobe cloud. I don't remember why I did this because I have the installation disc for 5.0 but couldn't install it. In fact I still have installation discs for every version except 4.0 which I misplaced or discarded.

Now my trial is over and I can't work on my images. My questions are these:

1. What do I need other than the installation disc for 5.0 to install Lightroom on a new computer without signing up for cloud. I have discs and activation codes for all versions except 4.0 for which I have neither disc or activation code.

2. Will I have to uninstall the cloud version now on my computer and reinstall from disc? why did I have trouble with this the first time I tried it?

3. Is there a way for me to convert the cloud version now on my computer to a standard installation like I was trying to do from disc?

Thank you
Sep 29, 2007
Isle of Wight, UK
Lightroom Experience
Power User
Lightroom Version
Cloud Service
Hi nIkedoni1a.

1. You just need the LR5 serial number plus any older serial number (it doesn't need to be LR4).

2 & 3. If it was just the basic LR trial, and not a Creative Cloud trial, you don't need to uninstall/reinstall anything - just type in your serials.