AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 2021 or Newer for Mac: "Install failed. Please exit and restart the install"

Issue:

AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 2021 or Newer for Mac: "Install failed. Please exit and restart the install".

Causes:

Licensing Service issue.

Solution:

Uninstall/Reinstall licensing service.

Manually start the licensing service

  • Start Terminal.

Go > Utilities > Terminal

  • Run this script in the Terminal Window.

sudo launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.autodesk.AdskLicensingService.plist

  • Reboot the system.
  • Test the install again.

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