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Lars, Jason, Peter... Anyone?!? Invalid Authorization Code Error

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08-26-2003 11:59 PM
Help!

I'm trying to install ABS4 on a PC with LDT3, LDT4 and ABS3 and everything works *EXCEPT* for ABS4. I get the following error message "The config file....has an existing authcode which is invalid. Do you wish to enter a new one?". I've tried deleting the file and then re-authorizing the software but to no avail (per thread 'Auth Code Error? July 7, 2003). Does anyone have any ideas as to what's going on?? And before you ask, Yes! This is legit software that was purchased and not downloaded from some site.

I'm running a P4, 1800 with WinXP. All installs are local and NOT networked.

Thanks in advance!

~ Matt
*[Autodesk], Peter Terwilliger
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Lars, Jason, Peter... Anyone?!? Invalid Authorization Code Error

08-27-2003 04:53 AM in reply to: BVH-CAD
Hi Matt -

 

Your problem is probably related to the beta of ABS
2004 you had previously installed. 
Go to
C:\Documents&Settings\All Users\Application Data\Autodesk\R16.0\Autodesk
Building Systems 2004\ENU\ADLM and remove all the files.  The next time you
start, it should prompt you for an authorization code.

 

I hope this helps!

 



style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">Help!

I'm trying to install ABS4 on a PC with LDT3, LDT4 and ABS3 and everything
works *EXCEPT* for ABS4. I get the following error message "The config
file....has an existing authcode which is invalid. Do you wish to enter a new
one?". I've tried deleting the file and then re-authorizing the software but
to no avail (per thread 'Auth Code Error? July 7, 2003). Does anyone have any
ideas as to what's going on?? And before you ask, Yes! This is legit software
that was purchased and not downloaded from some site.

I'm running a P4, 1800 with WinXP. All installs are local and NOT
networked.

Thanks in advance!

~ Matt

Distinguished Contributor
BVH-CAD
Posts: 127
Registered: ‎10-14-2003
Message 3 of 3 (73 Views)

Re: Lars, Jason, Peter... Anyone?!? Invalid Authorization Code Error

08-28-2003 12:02 AM in reply to: BVH-CAD
That's what Lars had suggested, and lo and behold, that did the trick! Thanks for the speedy response, guys!!

~ Matt

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