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Liscensing Windows Shows Up Black - Inventor 2012

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06-24-2011 09:18 PM

I have recently installed inventor 2012 on my Windows 7 64-bit computer. When the installer askes for the serial number and product code and stuff, everything is fine. But when i start up inventor it loads fine then it shows me a screen saying do you want to active now or try as a trail? I click activite but this is the screen i get:

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What should i do? Thank you for any help...



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Re: Liscensing Windows Shows Up Black - Inventor 2012

06-25-2011 04:35 AM in reply to: ayoungprogrammer

It's very possible that your system may have insufficient resources graphics wise. Can you post your system info as listed here?


In addition, you do need to install Inventor using this information:


If you need to reinstall, go here for the Clean Uninstall information:




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Re: Liscensing Windows Shows Up Black - Inventor 2012

06-25-2011 07:23 AM in reply to: Dennis_Jeffrey

Here are my computer specs(note when i press try and use invetor it runs somthly so  i dont think it is the graphics card.):


  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • Autodesk Inventor 2012
  • Mobile Intel 4 Series express Chipset Family
  • Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20 GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Running McAffe

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Re: Liscensing Windows Shows Up Black - Inventor 2012

06-28-2011 08:04 AM in reply to: ayoungprogrammer

For more information on this known Autodesk Support Knowledge Base article, please follow this link:

Additional discussion about this issue can be found here:

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