Transfer Adobe CS2 to New Computer without Reinstallation

Roxanne posted on Jul 13, 2020 to PC Transfer | How-to Articles

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Method 1. Transfer Adobe CS2 to New Computer with EaseUS Todo PCTrans

Method 2. Manually Transfer Adobe CS2 to New Computer

Can I Transfer Adobe CS2 to New Computer

“How do I transfer Adobe software to a new computer? How to transfer photoshop from one computer to another? How to transfer adobe illustrator to another computer?” Have you searched this question on the related forum? When you purchase a new device, how to transfer all applications with reinstallation may emerge as a problem.

As we know, Adobe CS2 is the most popular software for users, including Adobe Photoshop CS2, Adobe Illustrator CS2, etc. In this article, we will set out on transfer Photoshop CS2 and Illustrator CS2.

Adobe Photoshop CS2 is the old version of the entire Adobe series. Photoshop mainly deals with digital images composed of pixels. Using the excellent editing and drawing tools, you can effectively edit pictures. PS has many functions, involving images, graphics, text, video, and other aspects.

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And Adobe Illustrator, also referred to as Ai, is an industry-standard vector illustration software for publishing, multimedia, and online images. The CS2 version released in 2003.

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Given the Google research, many adobe users are looking for how do I transfer Adobe CS2 from the old computer to the new one. But most of the guides are not match the user’s needs. So here we recommend a Windows easy transfer tool to transfer Adobe CS2 to a new computer with a license quickly. If you tend to try a manual method, method 2 is also ready.

Method 1. Transfer Adobe CS2 to New Computer with EaseUS Todo PCTrans

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This method with using the third-party software, EaseUS Todo PCTrans, is the fastest way to transfer CS2 between two computers. It would help if you made sure this software is compatible with all Windows operating systems. Let’s follow the details to start how to transfer Photoshop from one computer to another.

Step 1. Connect two computers on the same LAN

Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both of your current computer and the other computer. On the source computer where Adobe is installed, navigate to the "PC to PC" mode, and then click "PC to PC".

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Connect to target PC, input account password, or verification code of the target PC.

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Step 2. Choose Adobe to transfer

EaseUS Todo PCTrans allows users to choose as many file types as possible to transfer between two computers, including applications, personal files as well as user data. Since you're going to move Adobe programs, hover your mouse over the "Applications" category, and click "Edit".

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Step 3. Transfer Adobe from PC to PC

In the list of supported applications, locate the Adobe program. Tick the checkbox and click "Finish". Finally, click "Transfer" to let the software accomplish the process.

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EaseUS Todo PCTrans can migrate the Adobe CS2 license at the same time, and can automatically activate the application. All you need is to transfer Adobe CS2 with a few clicks.

In addition to the Adobe CS2 series, Adobe has a set of software with different functions, such as Adobe CC. If you have such a need to transfer Adobe CC to new computer, you may be interested in reading it to get tips.

Method 2. Manually Transfer Adobe CS2 to New Computer

The manual way is a little more complicated than the previous method. But all operations can process via Adobe Official website. Before installing and activating the Adobe CS2 on the new computer, you need to deactivate and uninstall it on the old PC.

Step 1: Deactivate Adobe CS2 on the old PC.

1. Make sure the Internet is connected.

2. Open the Adobe CS2, and Sign In.

3. Choose Help > Deactivate in your wanted software.

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4. Choose to Deactivate permanently.

Remove the Adobe CS2 license information on your old computer.

Step 2: Download and install Adobe CS2 on the new computer.

1. Go to the Creative Cloud apps catalog.

2. Find Photoshop and choose Download.

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3. Wait for the download progress to complete. Then the Adobe Photoshop CS2 or Adobe Illustrator CS2 will appear on the desktop.

Step 3: Reactivate the Adobe CS2 on the new computer.

1. Make sure your Internet is still connected.

2. Open the application you want to activate.

3. If prompted on the main screen, you can directly sign in. Your Adobe has activated now. Otherwise, you can Activate from the Help menu.

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4. Then you can reactivate it with your activation key.

Conclusion

About how to transfer Adobe CS2 old to a new computer, the first method with EaseUS Todo PCTrans omits the deactivation and activation steps. You can get a full guide for transferring Photoshop CS2 and Adobe Illustrator CS2 old to a new computer. If downloading the third-party software is out of your mind, here comes to the manual way that gives way to how to transfer adobe illustrator to another computer.

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