Welcome to Adobe Director 12. This document contains late-breaking product information, updates, and troubleshooting tips not covered in the Director 12 documentation.
The readme file provides the latest information about the application and overrules similar information in other forms of documentation supplied with the product.
Before you install, close all applications currently running on your systemâ"including other Adobe applications, Microsoft Office applications, and browser windows.
Do not use the default path in the dialog box. You cannot run setup.exe if the files are downloaded to the desktop, or any other path with a double-byte path name.
Note: In order to 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 reinstallations, please make sure the installer is in the same drive or location it was during the original installation.
Choose Activate from the Help menu and follow the on-screen instructions.
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.
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.
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.
Register online now, or complete and return the registration card in your Director 12 product box.
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.comâs main page for your region or country and click on Contact.
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/. For outside of North America http://www.adobe.com/go/intlsupport/. Free troubleshooting resources include Adobeâs support knowledgebase, Adobe user-to-user forums and more.
You can download sample Director movies that describe the new features in Director 12 from the Director Support Center.