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HELP! Open Drawing - Not an Educational Product Drawing

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09-30-2012 09:47 PM

Today I have downloaded Autocad 2012 for Mac and activated it as a student.

 

But, when I start the program, I receive an error message:

 

"Open Drawing - Not an Educational Product Drawing

 

The drawing file being opened was not created by a productfrom an

Autodesk Education Suite.

 

If you save this drawing, it will always be plotted with the following plot stamp: PRODUCED BY AN AUTODESK EDUCATIONAL PRODUCT. It is recommended the you save this drawing with a different file name."

 

This is the very first thing that comes up before the program starts, and I have not done anything in the program. Anybody know how to fix this? If I click "continue" it refer to "Error message to Autodesk"... And I need it a.s.a.p :smileysad:

 

Please help me. I'm totally newbie for this.

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Re: HELP! Open Drawing - Not an Educational Product Drawing

10-01-2012 02:23 AM in reply to: mocromadona90

Hi,

 

You mean, that after you pick "Continue" AutoCAD crashes with Customer Error Report?

What OS do you have on your Mac? If it is Mountain Lion - look here:

 

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=20109560&linkID=15839490

 

If you have Lion or Snow Leopard: Have you installed all updates (Service Packs) available for AutoCAD 2012 for Mac for the moment?

 

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Re: HELP! Open Drawing - Not an Educational Product Drawing

10-01-2012 03:02 AM in reply to: maxim_k

Ahhh. I used Mountain Lion 10.8... I don't know 2012 version is not supported... I've downloaded 550mb and now it totally wasted. :smileysad:

 

By the way, many thanks for the info.. So, I should download again for the 2011 version?

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Re: HELP! Open Drawing - Not an Educational Product Drawing

10-01-2012 05:28 AM in reply to: mocromadona90

2011 version wouldn't be supported at all!

I'd recommend you to download 2013 version, though it is not officially supported too at the moment, but I've seen a lot of reports, that it works on ML. The only problem could be with installation - if I'm not mistaken: if the installation fails for the first time - run it again. BTW I hope, that SP3 for AC 2012 for Mac and SP1 for AC 2013 for Mac will be released soon (Beta testing has been going on for over a month).

 

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Re: HELP! Open Drawing - Not an Educational Product Drawing

10-01-2012 07:08 AM in reply to: mocromadona90

I have been running AutoCAD Lt for the Mac on Mountain Lion and have not come across any issues yet, its a little slow in some parts but nothing that causes any problems.

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