i can not install autocad 2012 on windows 8 consumer preview i have an error
2012/4/13:14:58:41 Hoho HEBA === Setup started on HEBA by Hoho ===
2012/4/13:14:58:41 Hoho HEBA Launch
2012/4/13:14:59:21 Hoho HEBA PageOpen LaunchDialog
2012/4/13:14:59:37 Hoho HEBA PageOpen LicenseDialog
2012/4/13:14:59:40 Hoho HEBA PageOpen ProductInfoDialog
2012/4/13:15:00:08 Hoho HEBA PageOpen ProductSelectionDialog2
2012/4/13:15:00:19 Hoho HEBA PageOpen FullProgressDialog
2012/4/13:15:00:20 Hoho HEBA Installing .NET Framework Runtime 2.0: E:\program\AutoCad2012\3rdParty\x86\NET\2\NetFx20.
2012/4/13:15:00:25 Hoho HEBA Install .NET Framework Runtime 2.0 Failed Failure is ignored, Result=1603
2012/4/13:15:00:25 Hoho HEBA Installing .NET Framework Runtime 4.0: E:\program\AutoCad2012\3rdParty\NET\4\wcu\dotNetFr
2012/4/13:15:00:49 Hoho HEBA Install .NET Framework Runtime 4.0 Failed Installation aborted, Result=1603
2012/4/13:15:00:52 Hoho HEBA PageOpen InstallCompleteDialog
2012/4/13:15:01:03 Hoho HEBA === Setup ended ===
also i downloaded autocad 2013 but when i install it i have an error with language files after installed
please help me
heres autodesk stance on Windows 8 support: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?si
its not supported
Darren is right. You should not have any expectation on using Windows 8 as a production machine for your AutoCAD 2012. It's okay for testing purposes, but I would not activate it for actual use.
I was able to get it working per this discussion thread on the issue but again, it is not supported, nor is this method:
I have the same file, of course, in my instructive link above. Use at your own risk as this is not a supported method.
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