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MDT 2009 cannot find Inventor 2012 [ Install fail ]

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04-09-2012 01:01 PM
* Windows 7 64bit SP1 fresh install * Logged in as an admin / full admin rights * Inventor 2012 Ultimate / Mechanical 2012 installed * 10+ year subscription with Autodesk * legit MDT2009 key (390-XXXXXXXX) * Same MDT2009 files I used to install it a dozen locations in the past Failed to install MDT 2009 (yes, we still need it) [see attached] "Autodesk Inventor was not found on your computer....................... with Inventor running in the background :rolleyes: Hello Monday... hows it going? Ugg.
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Re: MDT 2009 cannot find Inventor 2012 [ Install fail ]

04-10-2012 01:47 AM in reply to: tlebrun

Did you download the new MDT installer compatible for Inventor 2012 at



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Emily Xu
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Re: MDT 2009 cannot find Inventor 2012 [ Install fail ]

05-07-2012 11:54 AM in reply to: emily.xu

Well, I downloaded the new MDT2009 files per the link above but could not, for the life of me, get around the infamous....


"Failed Installation aborted, Result=1603"



Gave up with those files, installed Inventor 2010, then installed MDT2009 from my 2 year old zip files, then uninstalled Inventor 2010 and all is well.



(I wonder what the difference between these sets of MDT2009 installation packages are)

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