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Setup is unable to validate SN or product key-During command line install

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02-23-2011 10:29 AM


Hi All;


   There have been several reports of customers trying to do a command line installation and getting the above error even though they have confirmed the serial number and product keys are correct.


    The error message itself is a bit misleading and can be corrected by confirming the installation path is set.


"<SERVERPATH>\Setup.exe" /t /qb /Language en-US /c ACAD: INSTALLDIR="C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2011" ACADSERIALPREFIX=999 ACADSERIALNUMBER=99999999 ADLM_PRODKEY=001C1 ACADFIRSTNAME="JOE" ACADLASTNAME="User" ACADORGANIZATION="Users Corporation" InstallLevel=5


   This should help you install if you are using the command line installation





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Dwayne Poot
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Autodesk, Inc.

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Re: Setup is unable to validate SN or product key-During command line install

02-23-2011 08:44 PM in reply to: Dwayne.Poot

Thanks Dwayne

Anil Choudhary
Product Support Specialist
Autodesk, Inc.

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Re: Setup is unable to validate SN or product key-During command line install

01-11-2013 01:59 AM in reply to: Dwayne.Poot

i returned to office to find this warning on my monitor.


I have been abscent for a day and now my acad wants/needs to reinstall. To top it off, our IT-guy is out of bounds (and will be for a while), so i am stuck with this situation. We did (2 days ago) create a new user in WIN7...


Is this an easy-fix glitch or is there no alternative to actually installing it again.


Talking about ACAD LT 2012. WIN7, HPxw 4600 workstation.


Any ideas are welcome since i am stuck!


Tnx in advance,


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