1. Deactivate PP
2. Uninstall PP.
3. Run the Adobe Clean Script utility.
5. Reinstall PP.
6. Reactivate PP.
Everything seems to have gone well but the only problem is that the P Pro icon on the desktop and Taskbar is missing.
I tried to change the icon back to the correct one but it won't change - I got the desktop to accept an alternative P Pro folder icon from the icon set, but Toolbar icon would not even do this and it remains as the anonymous generic Windows icon..
If you are going to re-Install Premiere on the SAME computer, would it not be better to suspend activation to avoid using an activation "life"?
Indeed a post in this thread
by an Adobe staff member who was involved in setting up the activation system, states that if you are re-installing on the same computer, there is no need to de-activate , and no "life" will be used up.
Hunt thinks that we have 8 lives, I am sure I was once told by Adobe support that we have 20.
When I uninstalled I explored the options and chose "suspend activation" which enabled the reinstall to find the serial number on the PC, automatically.
That is what I did and the process went well and it reinstalled unattended on my second hard drive where I had set up my software programmes.
I am just left with the missing P Pro icon on the Taskbar. The program seems to be working normally.