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DonaldR.Culp7481
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Installing Service Pack 1 for Simulation Mechanical 2012

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04-01-2012 08:35 AM

I have re-installed Simulation Mechanical 2012 from the Autodesk CD. Checking Help\About shows:

Build 2012.00.00.0163 04-Mar-2011

 

I want to install Service Pack 1 per:

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=17244805&linkID=13806470

 

The readme file (http://images.autodesk.com/adsk/files/autodesk_simulation_2012_sp1_readme_enu.html#Installation_Inst..._) dated 6/15/2011 says:

"To verify the installation was successful, start Autodesk Simulation 2012. On the Help menu, select About. If the About box displays: Build 2011.01.01.nnnn, the installation was successful."

 

However, my CD build is already up to 2012, although the build date is only 04-Mar-2011.

 

I don't understand the build conflict. Should I install SP1?

 

Thanks,

Don Culp

 

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david.lau
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Registered: ‎06-18-2008
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Re: Installing Service Pack 1 for Simulation Mechanical 2012

04-02-2012 08:12 AM in reply to: DonaldR.Culp7481

I would run the update.  The installer should detect if the update will apply to the installed version of the software on your computer.



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