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jimlong50
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Desktop 2009

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07-09-2013 05:31 AM

Can Mechanical Desktop 2009 be installed with Inventor 2013?

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Mark_Flayler
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Re: Desktop 2009

07-09-2013 05:33 AM in reply to: jimlong50

Yes,

 

I have also had it running with 2014.  You just need to make certain your subscription agreement entitles you to the license.

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07-09-2013 05:42 AM in reply to: Mark_Flayler

and if you're talking MDT + Iv2014, then I'm guessing you're on Win7?  or have you got MDT to work with Win8?  just out of interest.

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Re: Desktop 2009

07-09-2013 05:56 AM in reply to: sam_m

Yes I am running Windows 7. Our subscription license supports legacy Inventor 2009 files. Do I need to install an older version of Inventor, such as 2012, to be able to install Desktop 2009?

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Re: Desktop 2009

07-09-2013 07:36 AM in reply to: jimlong50

I did not have to.  I only had 2013 installed when I put it in.  Now there is a special installer for Inventor 2013 and later.  It is a special MDT2009 installer to do it.  Otherwise it will look for an older Inventor first.

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Re: Desktop 2009

07-09-2013 09:45 AM in reply to: Mark_Flayler

Mark,

 

Thank you for the information. One last question. Where can I download this installer? I have 3 stations that are running Inventor 2014 and one that is still at 2013. I looked on the Autodesk web site but couldn't find anything.

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