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FAQ: How do I uninstall the Photoshop CS6 beta?

Jun 5, 2012 9:40 AM

Tags: #macintosh #mac #windows #uninstall #faq

With the Photoshop CS6 beta coming to a close and the 60 day trial period expiring, you'll be looking to uninstall the beta software from your system.

 

It is recommended that you uninstall the Photoshop CS6 beta prior to installing the official release of Photoshop CS6.

 

Uninstallation is easy, and can be done in just a couple steps depending on your Operating System.

 

Important: Do not attempt to manually uninstall or remove Photoshop CS6 beta by dragging folders to the Recycle Bin (Windows) or Trash (Mac OS). Doing so can cause problems with uninstallation, and installation in the future.

 

If you've already tried to manually uninstall the Photoshop Cs6 beta, see the instructions at the bottom of this post for using the Adobe Creative Suite Cleaner Tool.

 

Instructions for uninstalling the Photoshop CS6 beta:

 

On all Operating Systems, ensure that Photoshop and Bridge have both been quit before uninstalling.

 

Windows

 

Uninstall Photoshop CS6 Beta (Windows XP)

  • Choose Start > Control Panel > Add Or Remove Programs.
  • Select Photoshop CS6 from the list and click Change/Remove.

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  • Select the items you want to remove

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  • Click Uninstall
  • Allow the uninstaller to complete then click Close

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Photoshop CS6 beta should now be uninstalled in Windows XP

 

 

 

Uninstall Photoshop CS6 Beta (Windows 7)

  • Choose Start > Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features.
  • Select Adobe Photoshop CS6 from the list and click Uninstall.

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  • Select the items that you want to remove

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  • Click Uninstall

  • Allow the uninstaller to complete then click Close

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Photoshop CS6 beta should now be uninstalled in Windows 7

 

 

Macintosh

 

Uninstall Photoshop CS6 Beta (Mac)

  • Navigate to your /Applications/Photoshop CS6 folder
  • Doubleclick on the Uninstall Adobe Photoshop CS6 uninstaller alias
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  • Select the items that you want to remove
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  • Click Uninstall

  • Allow the uninstaller to complete then click Close

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Photoshop CS6 beta should now be uninstalled from your Macintosh

 

Didn't Uninstall Correctly?

 

If you didn't uninstall properly, you can use the Adobe Creative Suite Cleaner Tool to remove the Photoshop CS6 beta from your system: http://www.adobe.com/support/contact/cscleanertool.html

 

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