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remymerm
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All Toolbars, Commands and Pull down Menus Missing

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11-29-2012 03:04 PM

Hi,

 

Today when I came into my office I started using AutoCAD 2007 and it was working perfectly fine. I didnt change any settings, or anything. I hardly even did anything in the drawing except save it. I then had to restart my computer for another reason unrealted to AutoCAD, and when I restarted it and restarted AutoCAD all the Pulldown menus except for File, Help, View and Edit were missing, and all the toolbars and commands were missing. I have attached a picture of what is not missing otherwise. I tried selecting "Toolbars" in the View Pulldown menu and nothing changed. I tried opening other drawings, to no avail. I then restarted AutoCAD 4 times running it as Admin each time as I always do (It doesnt work unless running as Admin). This also didnt work. I restarted my computer 4 times to and 4 more times restarted AutoCAD. Nothing Worked. I tried a System Restore to Monday when I know it was working fine and it said that it couldnt restore it to that point. I tried a couple of other points and nothing worked. I am the only one who uses this computer, except for someone who looked at my drawings this morning for something. Everybody in the office said they didnt touch anything, and the computer was idle for 3 days. 

 

Any Ideas? I need to get this back up and running because I need to finish this drawing to submit it. No other computers in my office are available for me to work on at the moment. 

 

Thanks very much.

 

~Remy 

 

 

 

 

 

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scot-65
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Re: All Toolbars, Commands and Pull down Menus Missing

11-29-2012 03:35 PM in reply to: remymerm

Open AutoCAD.

Command: CUI

Look in the top-left pane.

Expand Workspaces.

Highlight the desired Workspace, right-click, and select "Make Current".

Select the "Apply" button.

Select the OK button.

 

CUI-Workspaces02.gif

 

???

 

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remymerm
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Re: All Toolbars, Commands and Pull down Menus Missing

11-29-2012 04:44 PM in reply to: scot-65
I will try that. Thanks! Remy Mermelstein Architect Intern. DeltaVa 767-300 Cpt. 1(914)-336-1802
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remymerm
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Re: All Toolbars, Commands and Pull down Menus Missing

12-03-2012 01:47 PM in reply to: scot-65

Ok, so when I did as you said in your post I got this message: The CUI File you are attempting to open is invalid. Select a different CUI File and try again.

 

It opened a different CUI file where there was nothing to expand. Any Ideas?

 

~Remy

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Re: All Toolbars, Commands and Pull down Menus Missing

02-08-2013 04:14 PM in reply to: remymerm

So what was the fix for this?  I have the same problem.  And all my CUI settings reset everytime I restart AutoCAD.  Even without a computer reboot the settings reset.  I've even tried saving the CUI settings to different drives and folders but opening them doesn't work.  I've reinstalled Cad like 5 times too.  I get a DLL error message that isn't specific, but I noticed it tends to happen whenever I mess with the CUI settings.

 

Thanks for help!

J

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Re: All Toolbars, Commands and Pull down Menus Missing

02-09-2013 02:10 AM in reply to: fastdesignservices

Hi,

 

>> And all my CUI settings reset everytime I restart AutoCAD

Then you don't have enough permissions to save the state when you closed AutoCAD last time.

Try to get full admin rights.

Another try would be to login to Windows with another user-account and try it again.

 

BTW: What os do you have?

 

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02-09-2013 08:07 AM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA
I’m administrator on my computer. I’m the only user. I’m using windows XP Pro. I recently had a corrupt harddrive. I got a new one installed with a fresh OS installed and reinstalled AutoCAD after the windows updates. I’ve never had a problem with this before. All my other programs are working per usual. Only AutoCAD is giving me fits! Thanks. Jenn
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Re: All Toolbars, Commands and Pull down Menus Missing

02-09-2013 09:24 AM in reply to: fastdesignservices

Hi,

 

and that:

>> Another try would be to login to Windows with another user-account and try it again.

??

 

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scot-65
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Re: All Toolbars, Commands and Pull down Menus Missing

02-11-2013 03:27 PM in reply to: remymerm

remymerm wrote:

Ok, so when I did as you said in your post I got this message: The CUI File you are attempting to open is invalid. Select a different CUI File and try again.

 

It opened a different CUI file where there was nothing to expand. Any Ideas?

 

~Remy


Look in the support folder (or wherever you keep your CUI) and look at the file size.

If it is less than 100k, it kaput. Can't use that one (inherent with '07's). Select another one.

 

???

 

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Re: All Toolbars, Commands and Pull down Menus Missing

02-12-2013 05:09 PM in reply to: scot-65
Here is what I found. And my interesting, just not informative Error message. J
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