AutoCAD Mechanical General Discussion

AutoCAD Mechanical General Discussion

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rcmike
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Registered: ‎10-14-2008
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Autocad 2013 Freezing

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07-03-2012 12:26 PM

Low Down:

Windows XP on a Dell Laptop 2GB RAM

Autodesk Inventor Pro w/ Mechanical CAD (Network License)

 

Problem:

CAD freezes up but not completely. You can use the icon buttons, but you cannot type in commmands, hot keys or switch tabs between layouts.

 

Any ideas?

 

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TravisNave
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Registered: ‎01-14-2005
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Re: Autocad 2013 Freezing

07-09-2012 12:28 PM in reply to: rcmike

You're probably running at the bare minimum system requirements which is going to affect how well the software responds.  I suggest installing it on a newer machine with more RAM and preferably 64-bit.

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Steve_Bessette
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Registered: ‎05-29-2012
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Re: Autocad 2013 Freezing

07-11-2012 06:54 AM in reply to: rcmike

The following link (http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/syscert?siteID=123112&id=18844534) will bring you to the Autodesk Certified Hardware website.  Here you can confirm that you are using a system that is sufficient to run the program in question.  

 

May I also suggest that you preform a repair of your program.  This can be done by

  • opening the Control Panel 
  • Uninstall Programs
  • Click on AutoCAD Mechanical 2013
  • Click "Uninstall/Change"
  • Click "Repair or Reinstall" in the AutoCAD Mechanical 2013 dialog box
  • Make sure the "Repair" option is highlighted under the "Repair or reinstall AutoCAD Mechanical 2013:" header and click "Repair"

 

If this solution is sufficient, please check "Accept as Solution" 




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