ok, thanks. None of the suggestions over there worked, but I'll take to conversation to the other page.
problem solved, at least for me going from 5.5 to CC on a Windows machine. Here it is:
Look for the .kys file from 5.5 in:
and past into:
you can do a test, by making a sample keyboard shortcuts setting and makeing sure the abobe file path is where its saving. That's what I did and it worked.
That's exactly what Peter said in post 5 of the thread I linked to.