Adobe recently changed its licensing model for all products. Unfortunately, this has added complexity to all installations of the software – particularly those in the classrooms or labs. If you launch any of the Adobe products from a shared computer you’ll be prompted to login. Don’t panic– it’s a very easy fix! You will simply need to sign in to the Adobe apps with your SMU ID and password to unlock the functionality on that device. That sign-in will persist during that login session on all Adobe products. Unfortunately, you’ll need to sign in each time you login to the computer.
Note: If you are simply accessing PDF files from within a web browser, you will not need to sign into the Adobe application. Those should display in the browser window normally. Continue reading Adobe Applications Now Require Sign In