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caddcraft
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AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

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07-27-2011 10:18 AM

AutoCAD 2012 unreliable and contiuously crashes on various commands. Notebook shuts down & reboots from system recover startup menu. No error record or reported by autocad due to total crash of notebook. Windows systems  reports  "previous system shutdown was unexpected" and " computer has rebooted from a bugcheck".

 

The following actions always caused crashes :

-Selection of "Dist" from toolbar

-Selecting "Purge All" when purging, purging individual item did not cause crash

-Selection of "Rotate" from toolbar

-Print "Legal" size page, printing of "letter" size page did not cause crash

 

Performed the standand repair & reload of AutoCAD 2012 with no improved results. I have abandoned the use of 2012 and reloaded the last proven version 2010 with SP 64 bit due to project timelines required in my business. 2010 has been working with no errors or crashes.

 

Currently running many other programs (several are XP mode) with no errors.

 

Current Notebook:

- New (May 2011) Dell Vostro Notebook 3750

- Windows 7 64 bit current SP & updates

- Microsoft Security Essential installed (only security program that has not conflicted with previous AutoCAD software)

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luconceicao
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Registered: ‎11-07-2007
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Re: AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

07-29-2011 09:21 AM in reply to: caddcraft

Do you get the same issue if you use AutoCAD 2012 in Windows diagnostic mode?

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=13404186&linkID=9240617
Note: for 2012 version you have to enable the service is called FLEXnet Licensing Service 64.

 

What is the graphics card and driver version in use?

 

Does it happen with all the files or only some?

How about new files created from scratch, or sample files?

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/index?siteID=123112&id=12456726&linkID=9240618

 

If the above does not make any difference you could try uninstalling AutoCAD 2012 and then reinstalling it.

 

Cheers,

Luciane

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leroyarendse8603
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Re: AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

08-10-2011 11:44 AM in reply to: luconceicao

i have a similar issue;

 

i have just upgraqded my autocad lt from 2011 to 2012. and when i purge any of my drawings, and i select "purge all" then it either gives me the blue screen error and reboots, or my screen goes black for a second or two then windows notifies me that my display card has stopped working. ive had this issue with 4-5 different files and only happens when i purge all items. ive re-installed it, but still same issue. please assist.

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luconceicao
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Re: AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

08-11-2011 07:32 AM in reply to: leroyarendse8603

In addition to my previous post, check if the graphics card and drivers are supported, maybe there is a new driver version that is more suitable to your hardware:

http://www.autodesk.com/graphics-hardware

Cheers,

Luciane

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han_xiaolei
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Registered: ‎07-23-2011
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Re: AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

08-15-2011 06:18 PM in reply to: caddcraft

I think I have the same problem as you. Try to close the WINDOWS AERO .  Use the win7 basic theme.I don't know why. It works for me .perhaps a bug for autocad 2012. TRY IT!

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mproenca
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Registered: ‎09-01-2011
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Re: AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

09-01-2011 02:21 AM in reply to: han_xiaolei

Hi,

 

I had exactly the same problem. I followed instructions and it worked!

When Autodesk is planning to release a patch to solve that issue with the Aero theme from Win7?

 

Regards,

Marco

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luconceicao
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Registered: ‎11-07-2007
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Re: AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

09-02-2011 06:13 AM in reply to: caddcraft

Hi Cadcraft,

Could you please send your machine's system information file and, if requested, submit the error report to Autodesk and let me know the email address informed in the report?

You can use the forum private message system to send me this information.

Cheers,

Luciane

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dconyers
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Registered: ‎09-02-2011
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Re: AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

09-02-2011 08:16 AM in reply to: caddcraft

I had a similar issue and resolved it by removing all excess layer filters.  If you click on the layer properties box you should get a message to delete excess layer filters.  Hope that helps.

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jpolter
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Registered: ‎10-21-2011
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Re: AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

10-21-2011 09:04 AM in reply to: caddcraft

I had the same problem with Civil 3D 2012 crashing on windows 7 64bit. I put my theme on windows 7 basic, seems to have done the trick.

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MetalBlade
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Registered: ‎10-09-2011
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Re: AutoCAD 2012 Windows 7 64 bit Crashing

11-01-2011 08:47 PM in reply to: caddcraft

Crashes are caused by lame Ribbon fad taking software industry by storm.

It's the Ribbon and .NET crashing you.  Switch Autocad to CLASSIC MODE and even 2012 becomes reliable or at least "more" reliable, also I switched Inventor2012 into classic - how, is a secret.

 

That has no relation to WINODWS Theme.

Now do switch WIndows into Classic themse as well as Autocad (both)., customize colors in WIndows Win COlor/Appearance by theway, it works unlike lame Aero theme meant fo rkids and home/nonprofessional users.

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