Hi, I have a serious proble, due a i´m not allowed to run Autcad 2005 on mi Windows 7 Ultimate Edition, i try set the compatibility options as windows XP Service Pack 2, as Service Pack 3, As Windows 2000, as every version of windows listed on the compatibility options, and check the box for the "Run as Administrator", and the ACad still not working, what esle i can do, becouse a don´t want to downgrade to Win XP...
To run AutoCAD 2004, 2005, 2006 on windows 7 64 bit computer
1. Download and install Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC for windows site.
2. Set up a password for for the XP Mode user name will be automatically XPMUser. You can change it if you want.
3. Run XP Mode.
4. IN XP Mode window go to tools "Disable Integration Features" and enter your password.(To find tools minimized the XP Mode window and Tools will be in the upper left of the XP Mode window)
5. Install AutoCAD on Virtual XP desktop exactly as you would on any XP machine and make sure you stay in the XP mode at all times.
NOTE: you might need to copy the AutoCAD file to a USB pen drive or other detachable drive to make it work which you have to put the pen drive in the computer then in XP window go to USB tab and attach or enable the USB pen drive. 6. To run AutoCAD you must run it in the XP Mode and you must "Disable Integration Features" or it will not recognize your AutoCAD license.