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Autocad 2012 student install error

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08-31-2012 08:06 PM


I have downloaded the 64 bit version of autocad student and ran the instalation on my machine. It says that the install failed. I have attached a copy of the log. Can anyone tell me what steps I need to take to resolve the issue?

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Re: Autocad 2012 student install error

09-01-2012 12:16 AM in reply to: Mistyd07



besides of all the other tips when >>>searching for installation errors 1603<<< I have (maybe a silly, but worth to try) idea:

your username has more then 8 characters, that results in path-shortenings like that:


instead of using


And if there are more folders within the users-directory starting with TM_MB that may result in conflicts of not beeing able to access the correct temp path.


What could you try to avoid that: create a new Windows-user-account on your system, having admin rights and less than 9 characters for the user-name.


But please look also into the search results for alternative solutions.


 Good luck, - alfred -


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