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I'm getting the following notice in Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro:

:Error "Licensing for this product has stopped working ..."

How do I remove this?

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Needs More explanation. –  ukanth Sep 12 '09 at 10:49
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Haha yeah, I have a "licensing error" with a lot of Adobe software. –  ta.speot.is Jan 13 '11 at 10:29
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Register it - (Never seen a problem on people who have a genuine licence key, but anyway...)

Assuming you have a legal copy

Close all Adobe programs, then Keep the directory, but delete all files in -

C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe PCD

Next, restart any Adobe program in the same suite or just Adobe Acrobat if you purchased it on it's own (If part a suite, you have to activate other programs first).

Now register, it should activate fine. If you have a problem activating now, Contact Adobe directly. You pay so much for the products, they offer support!

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Adobe published a TechNote which describes how to deal with this problem:

Error "Licensing for this product has stopped working" when you launch Acrobat 9 or Adobe Creative Suite 4 products

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The culprit is often "FLEXnet" which verifies the authenticity of your Adobe Program. Removing it results in the licensing error.

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