Installation

For those who need help getting up and running with Autodesk software, including AutoCAD, Revit, Civil 3D, Inventor, and more.

  • Installing from Autodesk Desktop App: The Digital Signature needed for this install cannot be verified

    Installing from Autodesk Desktop App: The Digital Signature needed for this install cannot be verified

    When installing from the Autodesk Desktop App you receive an error. “The Digital Signature needed for this install cannot be verified”.

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  • Desktop Connector v14.8 - Reading the "Fine Print"

    Desktop Connector v14.8 - Reading the "Fine Print"

    I think it's safe to assume that most of us aren't in the habit of reading the information about every update. If you're like me, you get the notice, click on the link to download, install & move on.

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  • Autodesk: "Check that your system clock is set to the current date and time before you try again"

    Autodesk: "Check that your system clock is set to the current date and time before you try again"

    This is because your Time in Windows does not match the current time. Here's how to fix it.

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  • Modify a Network deployment to use as a Named Users deployment

    Modify a Network deployment to use as a Named Users deployment

    Modify an Autodesk Network deployment to use with Named Users.

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  • Installing AutoCAD 202111:30

    Installing AutoCAD 2021

    Get step-by-step instructions from Ryan Wunderlich on how to install AutoCAD and AutoCAD-based products version 2020 or 2021.

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  • How to locate direct download links for currently available product updates

    How to locate direct download links for currently available product updates

    Earlier updates, such as the 2017 updates can be located under the Product Updates if you allow enough time for all available updates to load in the filter tool.

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  • Autodesk To Expand Previous Version Access To 5 Previous Versions

    Autodesk To Expand Previous Version Access To 5 Previous Versions

    To be clear, Autodesk only supports the current software version and 3 previous versions (i.e. 2021-2018).

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  • PDQ error 259 when deploying Autodesk products

    PDQ error 259 when deploying Autodesk products

    Resolution if you receive PDQ error code 259 when trying to deploy your Autodesk products.

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  • How to use PDQ to uninstall Autodesk products

    How to use PDQ to uninstall Autodesk products

    Using PDQ to uninstall Autodesk products using a batch file.

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  • Using the deployment Uninstall.txt file to create a batch file to uninstall Autodesk products

    Using the deployment Uninstall.txt file to create a batch file to uninstall Autodesk products

    How to uninstall products from a deployment using the deployment built-in “Uninstall.txt” file.

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  • How to use PDQ to deploy AutoCAD 2021

    How to use PDQ to deploy AutoCAD 2021

    How to deploy AutoCAD 2021 using PDQ Deploy

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  • Creating a Network Deployment for AutoCAD 2021

    Creating a Network Deployment for AutoCAD 2021

    A deployment provides an efficient way to install one or more Autodesk products with a standard configuration on multiple computers.

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  • Check for Expired license file using the LMTools Utility

    Check for Expired license file using the LMTools Utility

    Issue: No one can get a license from the network license server. First check to see if the network license file is expired using the LMTools utility.

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  • Use the adskflex_license_file system variable to point to a license server

    Use the adskflex_license_file system variable to point to a license server

    When you keep getting the License Finder Dialog instead of obtaining a network license here's what you'll need to do.

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  • Changing Autodesk Default Download Preference

    Changing Autodesk Default Download Preference

    Steps to ensure the next time you download a new product it will already be set to the correct preference.

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  • 3D Studio 2021 License information did not propagate through install during single product deployment

    3D Studio 2021 License information did not propagate through install during single product deployment

    Issue: 3D Studio 2021 License information did not propagate through install during single product deployment Causes: This is a known issue. Autodesk is currently working on it.

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  • How to Extract the MSI file from the IMAGINiT Utilities for Deployment

    How to Extract the MSI file from the IMAGINiT Utilities for Deployment

    You need to use an MSI file for a Deployment of IMAGINiT Utilities. When you receive you IMAGINiT Utilities, you only have an exe file.

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  • Export Screening

    Export Screening

    There is an issue with the Autodesk Sever with your Account. This does not mean you have done anything wrong but Autodesk needs to fix your Account.

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  • IMAGINiT Utilities Reprise License Manager Network error -17

    IMAGINiT Utilities Reprise License Manager Network error -17

    You receive an error trying to access a network version of the IMAGINiT Technologies Utilities. This is a basic error meaning the program is unable to communicate with the license manager.

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  • IMAGINiT Named User Quick Start Guide

    IMAGINiT Named User Quick Start Guide

    Provide instructions to quickly access, download, install, and license your Autodesk Named User subscription software.

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