Adobe Illustrator CS5.

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Minimum system requirements
Microsoft Windows®

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2GHz or faster (Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64) processor* Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 3 or Windows Vista® Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with Service Pack 1 or Windows 7 (certified for 32-bit Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7) 1GB of RAM 2GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on flash-based storage devices) 1,024x768 display (1,280x800 recommended) with 16-bit or greater video card DVD-ROM drive Broadband Internet connection required for online services and Creative Suite Subscription Edition software

*SSE2-enabled processor required for AMD systems

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280x800 recommended) with 16-bit or greater video card DVD-ROM drive Broadband Internet connection required for online services and Creative Suite Subscription Edition software For updates to system requirements.1 folder. visit www. 2 . additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on flash-based storage devices) 1.6. the installer will self-extract and launch automatically. 1.6.1 serial number and complete the installation. and/or currencies and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice.adobe. If you are installing as an upgrade. navigate to the Adobe Illustrator CS5.1\Illustrator\ Adobe Illustrator CS5. may not be available in all countries.com. Make sure you have administrative privileges or can validate as an administrator. and access to some services may require user registration. close all applications currently running on your system—including other Adobe applications. If it cannot find it.exe. open the folder. The Online Services. certified for 32-bit systems 1GB of RAM 2. Some Online Services may be subject to fees and require a subscription. languages. and follow the on-screen instructions.com/products/creativesuite/design/systemreqs For Adobe CS® Live system requirements.1 folder. If the installer does not launch automatically. For more details and to review the terms of use and Online Privacy Policy.adobe. the system will prompt you to input the serial number of the product being upgraded. navigate to the application folder found at the root level on your disk.5. Use of the Online Services is governed by separate terms of use and by the Online Privacy Policy. Install your software Before you install. then input your new and previous serial numbers in the serialization screen shown during launch. Microsoft Office applications. When prompted to enter a serial number. double-click Install. and then follow the on-screen instructions.1 folder found at the root level on the DVD and double-click Set-up. Do one of the following: o Windows:  Insert the DVD in your computer. and browser windows.  If you downloaded the software from the web. and then follow the on-screen instructions. the installer will check your system to find the valid upgrade product. Fees subject to change. It is also recommended to temporarily turn off virus protection during the installation process. including the CS Live online services ("Online Services"). open the folder. and some features thereof.app. navigate to the /Volumes/Adobe Illustrator CS5. o Mac:  Insert the DVD in your computer.Mac OS • • • • • • • Intel® processor Mac OS X v10. double-click Install. visit www. If the installer does not launch automatically. visit www.1/Adobe Illustrator CS5.exe to start the installation process. navigate to the Adobe Illustrator CS5.  If you downloaded the software from the web.024x768 display (1. double-click Setup. enter your Illustrator CS 5.adobe.7–10. You can also install the software in trial.4 GB of available hard-disk space for installation.com/go/cslive_requirements This product may allow you to extend its functionality by accessing certain features that are hosted online.app. 2. and then follow the on-screen instructions.

[2390082] For detailed information about troubleshooting your installation. You can enter a serial number for the application itself or a serial number for any Creative 3 . click Uninstall/Change. then Authenticate as an Administrator and follow the onscreen instructions. o IMPORTANT: Mac OS has new uninstall functionality.3. If you are installing Illustrator CS 5. Please note that if you associated the serial number with an Adobe ID during purchase. The Repair option is not available in this case. and then follow the on-screen instructions. 3. Known issues • Under some circumstances.adobe. go to www. open the Windows Control Panel and double-click Programs and Features.com/go/subscriptionedition. you will need to enter the same Adobe ID.1 Subscription Edition software. go to www. To deactivate. you cannot connect to the Internet. and browser windows. uninstall is not clean and empty folders are left behind. DO NOT drag applications to the trash to uninstall them. (Bug # 2532905) Note: If you want to install the product on a different computer. For additional installation help. Known issues • Illustrator does not launch when the installed path (one or more folders in the installation path) contains consecutive multiple spaces. you will need access to the original installer (CD. For more information about your subscription software. open the Windows Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs. you will need to be connected to the Internet. If you are uninstalling subscription software. 2. Before you uninstall. go to http://www. please go to Your Subscriptions at www. and then follow the on-screen instructions. The serialization screen will load the first time you launch the application. Microsoft Office applications. Do one of the following: o In Windows XP.adobe. choose Help > Deactivate. Uninstall your software 1. o In Windows Vista and Windows 7. If for some reason.adobe. An Adobe ID is required to purchase a subscription. close all applications currently running on your system—including other Adobe applications. please note that uninstalling does not cancel or stop your subscription. Note: You may be asked to close conflicting processes in order to complete the installation. Select the product that you want to uninstall.com/support/loganalyzer/. Select the product that you want to uninstall. To safely uninstall on Mac OS X.com/go/cs5install/.adobe. you must first deactivate the software on your computer. double-click the product installer in Applications/Utilities/Adobe Installers or double-click on the Uninstall alias located in the folder.com/go/subscription_learnmore. click Change/Remove. you can install the trial version of the software and input your subscription serial number and Adobe ID during installation.1 folder if left behind. To cancel your subscription. Note: In order to install additional components or reinstall your software after your original installation. Trial software Entering a serial number Enter the serial number of the software in the serialization screen. The installer will prompt you if it detects that you are offline. DVD or the download from the web). Manually delete Adobe Illustrator CS5. Select Remove Components.

Other applications installed as part of the same Creative Suite will recognize the new serial number the next time the applications are launched. links to font specific readmes. 4 .adobe. go to http://partners. make sure that you select the right country while creating an Adobe ID. Adobe ID and CS Live Adobe ID is mandatory for subscription based serial numbers and if you associate an Adobe ID with the serial number at the time of your purchase. then you will need to enter the same Adobe ID again. it will recognize the new serial number. See the Adobe Software License Agreement for details. The software may automatically attempt to activate over the Internet.html to find our OpenType User Guide. listings of fonts installed by the different products.com/type/browser/landing/creativesuite/creativesuite5. a volume licensing serial number can be used to serialize all Creative Suite applications. choose Help > Deactivate Registration information Creating or entering an Adobe ID registers your software and sets up access to CS Live online services. Please contact your reseller or authorized Adobe licensing center to place an order for a volume license. Only applications running as a trial will recognize the new serial number.Suite that contains the application. You must accept the license agreement and warranty terms to use this product. you must first deactivate the software on your computer. The serial number you purchased is for the use of the software in a specific language. training. you must register your product. Note: If you want to install the product on a different computer. No personally identifiable information will be transmitted.1 Subscription Edition. This product may automatically attempt to activate over the Internet. and invitations to Adobe events and seminars. To find a reseller in your area. and will only be accepted by a product installed in that language. However. If the product you purchased is one of the Creative Suites. it will continue to use that serial number until you remove the older serial number using the Help > Deactivate > Deactivate Permanently. See www.adobe. Also. Please note that if you purchased Illustrator CS 5. and get up-to-date product information. In such cases create Adobe ID option will not be presented. Font installation All fonts related documentation is online. If any of the applications have already been serialized with a different serial number. In order to take advantage of your complimentary subscription of CS Live services.com/activation for details.com/resellerfinder/na/reseller. except to the extent that IP addresses may be considered personally identifiable in some jurisdictions. Then on the next launch of the application.1 Subscription Edition on the Adobe Store. Visit http://www. newsletters. you will need to be connected to the Internet and will be required to enter an Adobe ID when prompted. your product is already registered and you already have access to Adobe CS Live online services.adobe. Electronic licensing This product is offered subject to your acceptance of the license agreement included with the media and to limited warranty terms. and listings of fonts included on DVD for each of the products. you can enter the serial number in any of the applications contained in the Creative Suite. OpenType ReadMe.com/products/eulas for details. Volume licensing Volume licensing customers cannot purchase from a trial directly. To deactivate.jsp. If you purchased Illustrator CS 5.adobe. See www.

see http://www.1 from Adobe Store). and save them to a new directory.com for your region or country and click on Contact Adobe. If the installer finds older versions of these fonts in the default system font directory. The default system font directory is: • • Apple Macintosh: <System Disk>/Library/Fonts Windows: <System Disk>:\Windows\Fonts The older fonts will be saved in the new directory: • • Apple Macintosh: <System Disk>/Library/Application Support/Adobe/SavedFonts/current Windows: <System Disk>:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\SavedFonts\current This new directory will also contain a file named "Read Me. please visit Adobe. or in the packaged download file (if you downloaded Illustrator CS5.1 installer installs fonts into a default system font directory. Customer care Customer Service Adobe Customer Service provides assistance with product information. 5 . • • • • • • • • • • • • Adobe® Kozuka Gothic Pr6N Bold Adobe® Kozuka Gothic Pr6N Extra Light Adobe® Kozuka Gothic Pr6N Heavy Adobe® Kozuka Gothic Pr6N Light Adobe® Kozuka Gothic Pr6N Medium Adobe® Kozuka Gothic Pr6N Regular Adobe® Kozuka Mincho® Pr6N Bold Adobe® Kozuka Mincho® Pr6N Extra Light Adobe® Kozuka Mincho® Pr6N Heavy Adobe® Kozuka Mincho® Pr6N Light Adobe® Kozuka Mincho® Pr6N Medium Adobe® Kozuka Mincho® Pr6N Regular For information on installing these fonts.The Illustrator CS5. go to http://go. but are included on the Illustrator CS5. To find out how to contact Adobe Customer Service. Additional Fonts The following fonts are not installed. it will uninstall the older versions. registration.adobe. this additional content will not be available until after purchase. You can re-install the older fonts by deleting the new font files from the default system font directory.com/kb/ts_cpsid_84014_en-us.com/go/learn_fontinstall_en. Known issues For a list of known issues.adobe.1 product DVD (in the case of retail customers). and other non-technical issues.html" which lists the saved fonts. and the version numbers of the new and old font files. and moving the old files back into that directory. For trial customers. sales.

Adobe CS Review. Adobe BrowserLab. Other resources Online Resources For complete Help plus community-based instruction. go to www.com/go/intlsupport/ and click on Change beside the country name in order to select your own area. We are continually making additional tools and information available online in order to provide you with flexible options for resolving issues as fast as possible. Acrobat. Windows and Windows Vista are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. AMD and Athlon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices. Java is a trademark or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems Inc. Inc. and support.adobe. All rights reserved.adobe. including information on complimentary and fee-based support plans and troubleshooting resources. Encore. inspiration. Dreamweaver. registered in the United States and other countries. in the United States and other countries. please try rebooting your system prior to contacting Support. InDesign.com/go/learn_Illustrator_support_en. Mac OS is a trademark of Apple Inc. Photoshop. SiteCatalyst and Audition are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. go to www. Creative Suite.. Outside of North America.com/go/support/. Adobe Premiere.adobe. For additional installation help. Adobe Bridge. If you are having any issues with installing or uninstalling any of your Creative Suite applications.com/go/cs5install/.Support Plan Options and Technical Resources If you require technical assistance for your product. go to http://www. Adobe. Free troubleshooting resources include Adobe’s support knowledgebase. After Effects. Adobe CS Live. Adobe Device Central. Flash Catalyst. Contribute. Adobe user-to-user forums. the Adobe logo. Fireworks. Adobe OnLocation.adobe. more information is available at http://www. Adobe website Creative Suite Subscription Edition Help Adobe TV Adobe Design Center Developer Center User Forums Adobe User Groups Adobe Marketplace and Exchange Training Adobe Certification Program Adobe Partner Programs Find an Adobe Authorized Training Center Find an Adobe Authorized Print Service Provider © 2011 Adobe Systems Incorporated. Adobe Support Advisor and more. Intel and Pentium 4 are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries. Flash Builder. Adobe Story. 6 . Flash. Illustrator. Microsoft.

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