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natalie.whalen-potter
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Registered: ‎11-01-2013
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AutoCad 2014 LT. Cannot install. HELP!

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11-01-2013 12:58 PM

I am unable to install the software I have paid for!!!   I keep getting a 1606 error, then a #252 error, then a "failure to initialize.

 

I am loading with CDs from the company, so not a download issue.    Have tried reinstalling C+++, I have tried .Net repair.

 

5 days of this.  Can someone please help!!!

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dembkod
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Registered: ‎05-26-2010
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Re: AutoCad 2014 LT. Cannot install. HELP!

11-01-2013 01:29 PM in reply to: natalie.whalen-potter

natalie.whalen-potter,

 

Hello. I have some thoughts for you. First, copy the contents off the DVD to your C:\ drive. Disks are not infallible and there could always be an issue with the drive or drive software. We eliminate this if you copy the contents to a folder on your c: drive.

 

Turn off your Antivirus.

 

Uninstall Microsoft NET from your machine (let the program reinstalll)

 

Uninstall Microsoft Visual C++ 2005, 2008, and 2010 entries from your machine (let the program reinstall)

 

I also found this post that may help:

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=22110415&linkID=9240697

 

Past this, I would look at your Windows Event log and see if there are any entries for failure. If you are in a pinch and simply need this installed, reinstall your operating system and then install. A reformat should take less than an hour and you would eliminate any operating system blocks.   

 

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