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Old July 3, 2009, 02:55 PM
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Default Buying a used copy of Photoshop CS4

So was looking around on craigslist and found this add for CS4 Design Premium:
GENUINE ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE 4 CS4 DESIGN PREMIUM FULL VERSION WINDOWS

I've never bought software used before and I was wondering if this would be safe?
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Old July 3, 2009, 03:03 PM
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I thought you couldn't sell computer software because its typically in the license agreement
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So was looking around on craigslist and found this add for CS4 Design Premium:
GENUINE ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE 4 CS4 DESIGN PREMIUM FULL VERSION WINDOWS

I've never bought software used before and I was wondering if this would be safe?
If they don't "de-activate" it before uninstalling you are probably going to run into problems when you try to re-install. I would probably steer clear.
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Old July 3, 2009, 03:25 PM
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tis true Gav.

The adobe workers are pretty good over the phone for overriding the re-activation process on the old workstation; (i had to do a re-load once after a PC crash) but who's to say that the person you are buying from wont pull some kinda bait-and-switch on you down the road.

I would probably steer clear too. THe only second-hand software i feel comfortable buying is from a company who is liquidating all of it's assets.
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Alright thanks for the opinions guys. I'm just gonna avoid this.
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That is the education version for sale and by the looks of it, they are trying to make a few bucks on it too, lol.

https://store1.adobe.com/cfusion/sto...-EDU&loc=en_us
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Can Secondary School students get discounts on Adobe software?
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It looks like it, when i selected the K-12 Tab, it was there, so only one can assume
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