De-Authorizing

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I am going to have to update my Mac OS, so to protect my PS apps I shoud deauthorize (if that is the right term) them. But my iformation is old. Do yCan tou advise by email.l
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Chris Cox

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Updating the OS doesn't require deactivation. The only time you would need to do that is if you are changing the machine you want to run on.
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The Apple Store advised I have a full backup as they can't guarantee installing new OP will not clear the hard drive. Photoshop and Peak are the only apps I must protect to he maximum extent. Getting to Adobe is what is holding up my OS upgrade.
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If installing the new OS wipes the hard drive, then someone goofed bigtime.
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You can deactivate your Adobe apps if you want, before updating your OS.  The way to do this is via the Help menu in the application(s);  Help / Deactivate for older apps and Help / Sign Out for CC apps.  You haven't said what version of PS you have.

To reactivate after the OS update, if you're on CC you merely log back into the CC app.

To reactivate after the OS update, if you're not on CC, then you need to reenter the serial number(s) and if you don't know it/them, then don't deactivate.

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