Just installed R2012.
Load it with (presumably) standard prototype dwg.
If I unload this dwg and then load existing dwg - no problem.
If I do not unload prototype, and then open existing, AutoCAD hangs. I can move my mouse over toolbars etc, but not over dwg window. I need Windows Task Manager to quit Acad.
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>> Just installed R2012.
Seems to be installed with conflicts.
- alfred -
>> I have administrator's rights.
If you are running Windows7 (or Vista) you may have administration rights for your account, but that does not start software as administrator if you just double click the start-icon.
Start AutoCAD with right-click on the desktop icon ==> "Start as Administrator", it's different!
- alfred -
>> you don't expect AutoCad users to have to do this?
No, should not be necessary. That's just for isolating your problem.
>> I can move my mouse over toolbars etc, but not over dwg window
Just one question ... you are also not able to start command by typing them into command-line?
If also keyboard-entries does not work (and you have got the same result when login in with another account) then reinstall AutoCAD, I have no other idea anymore.
- alfred -
I say crash, but actually AutoCAD seems to have locked up.
I can see the cursor move over the toolbars, but not over the drawing window.
I cannot type any command, nor use F2 to bring up the text window.
I cannot use any of the menus.
I cannot Terminate the application.
I have re-installed 2012 twice now.
I have also got the same copy of Autocad on my laptop. And this does not hang.
The difference is that I did not install the FusionPlugIn.
I removed the registry entry for it under Applications, but it re-appears. This seems to be the main difference.
I can't find a way of uninstalling the plugin.
Downloaded psebuninstalltool.exe but not there
thank your for the details, but I'm sorry, I have not more ideas (then the one to try it as another user, and may be the real clean uninstall).
Sorry, - alfred -
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