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Question regarding saving program files

Post by Keith » Sat Mar 22, 2014 7:04 am

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, but here goes:

I have been downloading photoshop and Lightroom software from adobe. It is literally taking days to complete. Is there any way that I can save these files to an external hard drive so that I won't have to go thru this again if my laptop fails? IF so, how would I go about it?

I'm running windows 8.

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Re: Question regarding saving program files

Post by Major_A » Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:22 am

Just save the installer package.

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Re: Question regarding saving program files

Post by KnightRid » Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:42 am

If it is an automated installer that you download a smaller file and then it download the big file, it would be a bit difficult to save the big file. If you download the huge file directly then you can do just like the Major said, save to an external drive or you can burn to a dvd/bluray for storage too.
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Re: Question regarding saving program files

Post by viv_smith » Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:33 am

it was possible to keep both installation packages a couple of years ago... unfortunately, since adobe released adobe creative cloud, now there is a single installer, which gives you access to all adobe programs...
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Re: Question regarding saving program files

Post by maryschreffler2019 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:46 am

Major_A wrote:
Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:22 am
Just save the installer package.
Saving the installer package won't work if computer crash. You can easily loose all or part of information saved on hard.

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Re: Question regarding saving program files

Post by AdrianG001 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:52 am

Keith wrote:
Sat Mar 22, 2014 7:04 am
I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, but here goes:

I have been downloading photoshop and Lightroom software from adobe. It is literally taking days to complete. Is there any way that I can save these files to an external hard drive so that I won't have to go thru this again if my laptop fails? IF so, how would I go about it?

I'm running windows 8.

Thanks
You can simply copy the installation file which will be .exe file. Also check if you internet speed is good enough for faster download speed.


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