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AutoCAD Warning at Startup

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12-22-2012 11:21 PM

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to get rid of this warning dialog:

 

AutoCAD Warning.png

 

IIt appears at startup.  I recently installed software (Simtra PathPlanner) that works with AutoCAD that may have caused this.

 

Using AutoCAD 2012 on Windows 7 64-bit.

 

Thanks,

Dave.

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The error message is referring to an invalid LNK link file in that folder: remove it yet?
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Re: AutoCAD Warning at Startup

12-23-2012 06:40 AM in reply to: heinsite

If that's a valid folder look in the options under support paths and see it it's listed (check for proper name/spelling etc.)

If it's not a folder you use then look in the open dialog box and see if it was added on the favorite bar and remove it.

 

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Re: AutoCAD Warning at Startup

12-23-2012 02:25 PM in reply to: Murph

Thanks, Murph, but it is a valid folder, and contains my QNEW template.  When I dismiss this dialog the proper template file opens and life goes on as normal.  After that everything works as normal.  The warning only shows up when AutoCAD is first started.

 

Dave.

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Re: AutoCAD Warning at Startup

12-25-2012 08:26 PM in reply to: heinsite

hi Dave 

 

Judge your screensnap,  you are using a shortcut.  could you please check the target folder of the shortcut ?  is this folder existing or inclued any dwt file?  

 

could you please upload your   screensnap for

  • template settings in options
  • file lists of the target folder 

 

 

 

 

 



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Re: AutoCAD Warning at Startup

12-25-2012 11:55 PM in reply to: Renr

See my previous message in this thread.

 

Once the dialog is dismissed everything performs as normal.  The QNEW dwt is found and everything works.

 

I'm still looking for a method to clear this warning.

 

Dave.

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Re: AutoCAD Warning at Startup

12-26-2012 06:01 AM in reply to: heinsite
The error message is referring to an invalid LNK link file in that folder: remove it yet?
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Re: AutoCAD Warning at Startup

12-26-2012 08:28 AM in reply to: heinsite
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Re: AutoCAD Warning at Startup

12-26-2012 12:03 PM in reply to: rkmcswain

Thanks Dean and RK!  It was just as simple as removing the .lnk file from the template directory.  I'm not sure why that didn't sink in on me right away... I suppose I just naturally thought it was more complicated somehow.  

All is well again!

 

Dave.

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