Installation & Licensing

Reply
Alumni
Mike
Posts: 82
Registered: ‎05-14-2010
Message 41 of 1,148 (26,086 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-11-2011 08:12 AM in reply to: zeeshanmemon528

zeeshanmemon528 wrote:

Hi,

 I am a new student of AutoCAD 2012 and I have downloaded yuor product AutoCAD 2012 Trial Version from your Autodesk site and installed it but it can't run because it needs product key and activation N. Please help me to run it.

 

Thank you

 

 


Hi,

 

You can get a serial number from this web site:
http://students.autodesk.com

 

You will need to create an account in order to get the number. After you have created the account, go to the AutoCAD 2012 download page (from the Get Software tab at the top of any Education Community webpage) and go to the download page for the version (32 or 64-bit) of AutoCAD 2012 you installed.

On that page will be a link that says "Get Serial Number". Click on that link to get your number.

 

As an FYI, you do not need to download or install the software again; the only difference between the trial version and the student version is the serial number. The software, except for the Educational Plotstamp, is otherwise the same.



Michael Bloss
Technical Support
Autodesk, Inc.
New Member
karlozbenalcazar
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-20-2011
Message 42 of 1,148 (25,914 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-20-2011 06:10 PM in reply to: brian.kling
  • Getting a Serial Number or Product Key for Autocad 2011.

I´m a studend of Architecture in Ecuador. I´m stuying in the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador Sede Ibarra.

I need a serial number.  Help me please.

Alumni
Mike
Posts: 82
Registered: ‎05-14-2010
Message 43 of 1,148 (25,894 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-21-2011 10:28 AM in reply to: karlozbenalcazar

Hi Karlo,

 

Go to the Education Community page you downloaded from and click on the "Get Serial" link there to get a serial number.



Michael Bloss
Technical Support
Autodesk, Inc.
Member
saslouie
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎04-22-2011
Message 44 of 1,148 (25,859 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-23-2011 02:14 AM in reply to: brian.kling

None of this helps! Can Autodesk Help Center PLEASE actually do something? I've been desperatey waiting for a serial# and activation code email eversince I downloaded and created my account here!

on the website the "get serial#" doesn't work! and I HAVE done step 3, 20 times now. Nothing has happened!

please help!

Alumni
Mike
Posts: 82
Registered: ‎05-14-2010
Message 45 of 1,148 (25,817 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-25-2011 08:45 AM in reply to: saslouie

Hi saslouie,

 

I need to know the following in order to help you:

 

Where you are; the serial numbers are based on geographic location.

What the exact product is you are looking for; e.g. AutoCAD 2012, Maya 2010, etc.

 

Please answer the questions and I can use that information to check the database.



Michael Bloss
Technical Support
Autodesk, Inc.
Member
saslouie
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎04-22-2011
Message 46 of 1,148 (25,796 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-26-2011 02:15 AM in reply to: Mike

hey,

 

I'm in Berlin, Germany.

Technical University Berlin (TU Berlin)

I'm using a autocad 2011 for mac

 

thanks for your help!

 

sasan

Distinguished Contributor
subpartner
Posts: 130
Registered: ‎09-22-2008
Message 47 of 1,148 (25,787 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-26-2011 08:25 AM in reply to: saslouie

Hi Sasan,

 

I checked your Education Community account and it was not activated. I have fixed this for you.

 

Check again to see if you can get a serial number.

 

Once you have the serial number and product key, launch AutoCAD for Mac 2011 and you should see a splash screen with two buttons. One labeled "Try" and the other "Activate". Click on the "Activate" button and follow the prompts.

Member
saslouie
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎04-22-2011
Message 48 of 1,148 (25,785 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-26-2011 09:15 AM in reply to: Mike

thanks a lot, it worked!

not it's activated,

 

regards, sasan

New Member
5208
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎04-05-2011
Message 49 of 1,148 (25,742 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-29-2011 07:43 AM in reply to: brian.kling

I found downloded software under my name with key# and serial#,It syas in red not yet activated,I have 12 days left on this trial vcersion.The instructuoins from Brian, states if you see serial/key #s your done???

I want to activate this so I can use it for school. Trying to activate Autocad 2012 LT.

thanks

john

Alumni
Mike
Posts: 82
Registered: ‎05-14-2010
Message 50 of 1,148 (25,735 Views)

Re: STUDENTS - Serial Number or Product Key Issues

04-29-2011 08:44 AM in reply to: 5208

Hi 5208,

 

AutoCAD LT 2012 is not offered to students as part of the free software available; no version of AutoCAD LT is.

 

if you have a valid serial number and product key, you should be able to activate the software by launching AutoCAD LT 2012 and when the splash screen comes up press the "Activate" button and follow the prompts.



Michael Bloss
Technical Support
Autodesk, Inc.

You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Announcements
Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.

Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

Ask the Community


Up & Ready Blog

Boldly Install, Configure and Deploy Autodesk Software.

AutodeskHelp Blog

Your one-stop shop for the latest solutions, breaking news, and behind the scenes access to the world of Autodesk support.

Connect with Us

Twitter

Pinterest

Blog

Youtube