AutoCAD 2013/2014/2015

AutoCAD 2013/2014/2015

Reply
Active Contributor
cpotter
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎03-20-2006
Message 1 of 20 (6,059 Views)
Accepted Solution

Error 1325 on first startup

6059 Views, 19 Replies
05-29-2012 07:22 PM

I get the following error message when I try to start AutoCAD 2013 as a user.

 

Error 1325. 'username' is not a valid short file name.

 

It runs fine as Administrator.

We are on a domain with roaming profiles.

Windows 7 64 bit.

 

Any suggestions??

Craig
*Expert Elite*
Alfred.NESWADBA
Posts: 9,597
Registered: ‎06-29-2007
Message 2 of 20 (6,056 Views)

Re: Error 1325 on first startup

05-30-2012 12:56 AM in reply to: cpotter

Hi,

 

is it the first time you start AutoCAD with your account?

If you look into the folder C:\USERS ==> do you see your account-name here? Do you have full access-rights within your folder?

 

Some reports out in the www say you have to update the "Windows Installer" but I would first as the admin, if you can have (for a short test-time) full local admin-rights, then also turn off UAC and try again.

 

- alfred -

 

-------------------------------------------------------------------------
Alfred NESWADBA
Ingenieur Studio HOLLAUS ... www.hollaus.at
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
Active Contributor
cpotter
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎03-20-2006
Message 3 of 20 (6,011 Views)

Re: Error 1325 on first startup

06-05-2012 10:59 PM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA

Hopefully will have time next week to try "full local admin rights". Will see what happens then. Thanks.

Craig
New Member
sundermannc
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-05-2012
Message 4 of 20 (5,624 Views)

Re: Error 1325 on first startup

10-05-2012 11:19 AM in reply to: cpotter

We are now seeing the same thing on our users.  We have the same setup as you, except we are using folder redirection rather than roaming profiles.  Did you ever find a solution to this?

Contributor
vmichl
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎01-31-2011
Message 5 of 20 (5,616 Views)

Re: Error 1325 on first startup

10-05-2012 02:14 PM in reply to: sundermannc
Active Contributor
cpotter
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎03-20-2006
Message 6 of 20 (5,599 Views)

Re: Error 1325 on first startup

10-07-2012 04:23 PM in reply to: sundermannc
Sorry, no we havn't yet found a workable solution. Currently we are still using 2012.
sundermannc wrote:

We are now seeing the same thing on our users.  We have the same setup as you, except we are using folder redirection rather than roaming profiles.  Did you ever find a solution to this?


 

Craig
Active Contributor
cpotter
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎03-20-2006
Message 7 of 20 (5,596 Views)

Re: Error 1325 on first startup

10-07-2012 04:26 PM in reply to: vmichl

vmichl wrote:

Try the following tip:

http://www.cadforum.cz/cadforum_en/msi-error-1325-username-is-not-a-valid-short-file-name-tip6686

 

Vladimir Michl, www.cadstudio.cz


We are certainly going to look into this as an option.

Craig
New Member
sundermannc
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-05-2012
Message 8 of 20 (5,532 Views)

Re: Error 1325 on first startup

10-12-2012 08:40 AM in reply to: cpotter

Just to update future readers of this thread, this solution did work for me.  Thank you!

Active Contributor
cpotter
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎03-20-2006
Message 9 of 20 (5,500 Views)

Re: Error 1325 on first startup

10-15-2012 09:01 PM in reply to: vmichl

vmichl wrote:

Try the following tip:

http://www.cadforum.cz/cadforum_en/msi-error-1325-username-is-not-a-valid-short-file-name-tip6686

 

Vladimir Michl, www.cadstudio.cz


Finally got time to try this and it was successful, thanks very much. :smileyhappy:

 

Craig
Member
mkillinder
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎06-07-2012
Message 10 of 20 (4,066 Views)

Re: Error 1325 on first startup

08-13-2013 12:26 PM in reply to: cpotter

But how did you "copy" the registry entries?  I dont understand how to just insert that info into the registry.

 

thanks,

 

matt

Post to the Community

Have questions about Autodesk products? Ask the community.

New Post
Announcements
Do you have 60 seconds to spare? The Autodesk Community Team is revamping our site ranking system and we want your feedback! Please click here to launch the 5 question survey. As always your input is greatly appreciated.