With the latest release of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, I’ve been having issues to install any of CC programs from the suite due to the issues to even get Creative Cloud Desktop application on my Windows 8 updated. Every time the update file is run, the Adobe Installer shows an error message:
We've encountered the following issues: Creative Cloud desktop failed to install.
The following recommendation was provided by Adobe staff, which I followed to the dot but still didn’t solve my problem. It seemed the cleaner did not do the job correctly. The log shows many “access denied” issues in the directories it’s trying to clean up (C:\Users\(UserName)\AppData\Local\Temp\Adobe Creative Cloud Cleaner Tool.log).
It turns out the solution was much simpler, the recommendation would work by restarting the system for each of the step described.
So to sum up the steps:
Run Creative Cloud Cleaner tool and choose option 3 and then option 1 to complete the cleaning process.
Once done please rename OOBE folder from these locations:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe
Run Creative Cloud file (
Another note: By default, CC programs are installed side-by-side with CS6. You can install Photoshop CC first before removing Photoshop CS6. Doing it this way enables you to migrate CS6 presets to Phothoshop CC.
If you’re still having other issues, you can contact Adobe support or start a new discussion in the Creative Cloud Download & Install forum.
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