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eallen
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Registered: ‎11-17-2010
Message 1 of 7 (3,281 Views)

Student version upgrade to full version

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11-17-2010 06:12 AM

I have an XP PC that had Student ACad 2010 Lt.

I uninstalled it and installed a full version of ACad 2010Lt.

When I print a drawing created on a different machine, I get a student water mark on the drawing. 

If I create a new drawning I get a message about the water mark will be attached to the drawing, and it displays on the print.

I have gone throught the manual remove prcedure "How to remove all Autodesk software products from a system to ensure a clean install".  Removing folders and Registry entrys.

When I reinstall the Full version of ACad 2010Lt, I get the same problem.

Any thoughts on how to get the student version off this PC.

Thank you

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hwalker
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Registered: ‎07-14-2004
Message 2 of 7 (3,276 Views)

Re: Student version upgrade to full version

11-17-2010 07:01 AM in reply to: eallen

Delete All the drawings you did whilst you used the Student version. The plot stamp is hardwired into them.

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eallen
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Registered: ‎11-17-2010
Message 3 of 7 (3,273 Views)

Re: Student version upgrade to full version

11-17-2010 07:03 AM in reply to: hwalker

I deleted all drawings on the PC.

Before I did the manual removal.

Did not help

Thank you

Ed

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pendean
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Registered: ‎11-06-2003
Message 4 of 7 (3,271 Views)

Re: Student version upgrade to full version

11-17-2010 07:06 AM in reply to: eallen

You did not need to uninstall the student version: just change the license number and it would be reauthorized as a full version.

 

The stamp exists in drawing files (and template files) you created with the EDU version: so, what is the source of your "new" drawing?

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eallen
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Registered: ‎11-17-2010
Message 5 of 7 (3,267 Views)

Re: Student version upgrade to full version

11-17-2010 07:32 AM in reply to: pendean

When I print a drawing created on a different PC it has the water mark.

When I open ACad 2010 LT it gives me a mesage "The drawing file being opened was not created by an Education Version of AutoCAD LT. If you save the drawing, it will display the following banner when plotted."

This is when I open the program.

Thank you.

Ed

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pendean
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Registered: ‎11-06-2003
Message 6 of 7 (3,260 Views)

Re: Student version upgrade to full version

11-17-2010 07:56 AM in reply to: eallen

You are still running the EDU version: check your license/serial number by typing ABOUT at the command line and compare.

If needed, Click on Product Information and update your Serial number to the new one. Activate the license.

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Charles_Shade
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Message 7 of 7 (3,236 Views)

Re: Student version upgrade to full version

11-17-2010 10:59 AM in reply to: eallen

Did you save or use any Blocks drawings created with that Student Version?

These will muck you up as well.

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