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Creative Suite 3 Web Premium Read Me


Welcome to Adobe® Creative Suite® 3 Web Premium.  This document contains late-breaking product information, updates, and troubleshooting tips not covered in the Creative Suite 3 Web Premium documentation.

Creative Suite 3 Web Premium applications
Minimum system requirements
Install your software
Uninstall your software
Purchase from a trial
Electronic licensing
Registration information
Font installation
Known issues
Customer care
Other resources
Individual production information

Creative Suite 3 Web Premium applications

Minimum system requirements

Windows®

Mac OS

* Online services, including, but not limited to, Adobe® Stock Photos and Adobe® Acrobat® Connect™, may not be available in all countries, languages, and currencies. Availability of services is subject to change. Use of online services is governed by terms and conditions of a separate agreement and may be subject to additional fees. For details, visit www.adobe.com.

Install your software

  1. Before you install, close all applications currently running on your system—including other Adobe applications, Microsoft Office applications, and browser windows.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Windows:
    • Insert the DVD in your drive, and follow the on-screen instructions. If the installer does not launch automatically, navigate to the Adobe CS3 folder found at the root level on your disk and double-click Setup.exe to start the installation process.
    • If you downloaded the software from the web, open the folder, navigate to the Adobe CS3 folder, double-click Setup.exe, and then follow the on-screen instructions.

    • Mac:
    • Insert the DVD in your drive, and follow the on-screen instructions. If the installer does not launch automatically, navigate to the application folder found at the root level on your disk and double-click Setup Mac OS®) to start the installation process.
    • If you downloaded the software from the web, open the folder, navigate to the application folder, double-click Setup, and then follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: In order to install additional components or reinstall your software after your original installation, you will need access to the original installer (CD, DVD or the download from the web). Before you begin additional installations or reinstallations, please make sure the installer is in the same drive or location it was during the original installation.

Uninstall your software

  1. Before you uninstall, close all applications currently running on your system—including other Adobe applications, Microsoft Office applications, and browser windows.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • In Windows XP, open the Windows Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs. Select the product that you want to uninstall, click Change/Remove, and then follow the on-screen instructions.

    • In Windows Vista, open the Windows Control Panel and double-click Programs and Features. Select the product that you want to uninstall, click Uninstall/Change, and then follow the on-screen instructions.

    • IMPORTANT: Mac OS has new uninstall functionality. DO NOT drag applications to the trash to uninstall them. To safely uninstall on Mac OS X, double-click the product installer in Applications/Utilities/Adobe Installers. Authenticate as an administrator, then select Remove Components and follow the on-screen instructions.

Purchase from a trial

• Choose Activate from the Help menu and follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: If you decide to purchase a different product than you installed for the trial, you may need to uninstall and reinstall the software. For example, if you download and install a trial of Adobe® Creative® Suite 3 Design Premium, but you decide to purchase only Adobe® Illustrator®, you will need to uninstall the trial version of the Suite before installing the standalone version of Illustrator that you purchased. For more detailed information, visit www.adobe.com/go/tbinfo

Volume licensing customers cannot purchase from a trial directly. After evaluating a Creative Suite 3 product, you must uninstall the trial and install the product using the volume licensing media and serial number. Refer to the “Uninstall your software” section of this document for instructions.  Please contact your reseller or authorized Adobe licensing center to place an order for a volume license.  To find a reseller in your area, go to http://partners.adobe.com/resellerfinder/na/reseller.jsp.

Electronic licensing

Adobe software may include electronic license (e-license) management technology to ensure compliance with the Product License Agreement. When present, this technology prompts you to verify the license of your product within 30 days after you start it for the first time. If prompted, verification is mandatory.

The on-screen prompt may ask you to activate the software. This verification process does not collect, transmit, or use any personally identifiable information. To learn more, visit the Adobe web site at http://www.adobe.com/activation.

Activate software:
  1. If the Activation dialog box is not already open, choose Help > Activate.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
    Note: If you want to install the product on a different computer, you must first deactivate the software on your computer. To deactivate, choose Help > Deactivate.

Registration information

When you install your software, be sure to register to get up-to-date product information, training, newsletters, and invitations to Adobe events and seminars.  You will also receive a complimentary benefit such as the new Hypatia Sans font and a Dreamweaver Plug-In.

Font installation

There are additional fonts on the installation disk. For information on installing these fonts, see http://www.adobe.com/go/learn_fontinstall_en.

Known issues

Please refer to Adobe Support for additional late-breaking information and known issues for all Creative Suite 3 applications. In addition, this site will include additional information about some of the known issues listed below.

Install / Uninstall

Flash CS3 Professional

Working with Bridge CS3, Version Cue CS3, and XMP

Customer care

Customer Service
Adobe Customer Service provides assistance with product information, sales, registration, and other non-technical issues. To find out how to contact Adobe Customer Service, please visit Adobe.com for your region or country and click on Contact.

Support Plan Options and Technical Resources
If you require technical assistance for your product, including information on free and paid support options and troubleshooting resources, more information is available at http://www.adobe.com/go/support/. Outside of North America, go to http://www.adobe.com/go/intlsupport/. Free troubleshooting resources include Adobe’s support knowledgebase, Adobe user-to-user forums and more.

If you are having any issues with installing or uninstalling any of your Creative Suite 3 applications, please try rebooting your system prior to contacting Support.

Other resources

Documentation
Order printed documentation at www.adobe.com/go/buy_books.

Online Resources
Creative Experience
Adobe Design Center

Developer Center
User Forums
Training
Adobe Certification Program

Individual product information

Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional Adobe Fireworks CS3
 

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