CC authentication is playing havoc with me.
I have a valid full install disc with serial number for CS6 Master Collection. I recently also began a subscription to CC.
When I log in to the second (CS6) machine, I'm not allowed to run my CS6 programs because I am seen as a CC subscriber. There's no opportunity to enter a serial number: The machine, which has run CS6 for years, refuses to let me keep using them. For example I start Acrobat. I am alerted that my trial has 00 days left. I am asked to sign in and enter a serial number. I sign in, but before I can enter the serial number I am told "welcome, carry on" and the authroization window goes away. And it immediatly REAPPEARS with the same message about my trial having 00 days left.
I have had a great deal of angst related to Adobe's broken activation process and my opinion of them as a company has suffered dramatically.
Wondering if I need to make a separate Adobe ID for the CS6 installation. Will Adobe let me enter that serial number via a new Adobe ID or will it object on the grounds that the serial number is associated with my main Adobe ID?
Re-register the perpetual license with another Adobe ID and use the CS6 installation on that ID. This will keep the system from getting confused during the activation. Remember to deactivate the CS6 (if it will allow that option) if at all possible. That's the best option for now. If you have issue with the re-installation, use the Adobe cleaner on the CS6 machine.
Went that route and it seems to be working. Thanks.