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How to install Photoshop Lightroom windows

This guide explains how to install and activate Photoshop Lightroom windows

This guide explains how to install and activate Photoshop Lightroom windows downloaded from UCL Software Database.

This guide is aimed at...

  • IT Administrators
  • Staff
  • SLMS staff

Before you start...

Before installing any Adobe software, ensure that you have purchased the correct number of licenses and have removed any Adobe trial software. If you have not, then please purchase a licence from ISD Purchasing via an Electronic IDT.


1. Ensure that the file has downloaded completely before proceeding. Double click on the .exe file.

Lightroom win file…

Fig 1 - Lightroom win file

2. Click next to extract the installation files onto your desktop.

Extraction path location…

Fig 2 - Extraction path location

Extracting files…

Fig 3 - Extracting files

3. Once extracted, click finish to start the installation process

Launch Photoshop Lightroom…

Fig - 4 Launch Photoshop Lightroom

4. The UAC security window will come up, click yes to proceed.

UAC window…

Fig 5 - UAC window

5. Select language

Select language…

Fig 6 - Select language

6. Next

Photoshop Lightroom setup…

Fig 7 - Photoshop Lightroom install wizard

7. Accept the software terms

Adobe software agreement…

Fig 8 - Adobe software agreement

8. Next

Destination Folder…

Fig 9 - Destination Folder

9. Install

Ready to install the program…

Fig 10 - Ready to install the program


Fig 11 - Installing

10. Finish

Install wizard completed…

Fig 12 - Install wizard completed

11. The installation window will now close, double click on the Photoshop Lightroom desktop icon to start the activation process

Photoshop Lightroom icon…

Fig 13 - Photoshop Lightroom icon
12. I have a serial number and want to license Lightroom

Enter serial number…

Fig 14 - I have a serial number

13. Enter serial number

Enter serial number…

Fig 15 - Enter serial number

14. Finish.

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