AutoCAD Mechanical General Discussion

AutoCAD Mechanical General Discussion

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AutoCAD Mechanical 2009 Crashes on File Open

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01-31-2012 01:59 PM

I am Cad Manager over 30+ work stations all with AutoCad Mechanical 2009. I have 5 users (at this moment) that are crashing when simply doing a "file open". Each station with the problem has Windows 7 with 64bit systems, running 64bit AutoCad Mechanical with SP3. I am finding numerous reports of this problem while searching for a solution.  I have turned the recent files in options to "0", I have checked the acdb17.dll file version.  These seemed to have started within the past few weeks and the number has grown in the last few days. Is there a fix for this?  

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Re: AutoCAD Mechanical 2009 Crashes on File Open

01-31-2012 06:20 PM in reply to: Markjlsr



AutoCAD Mechanical 2010 was the first version to support Windows 7.  Please find below link.


This could be one route cause for the crash.




Sridhar Subramani
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Re: AutoCAD Mechanical 2009 Crashes on File Open

02-27-2012 08:47 AM in reply to: Sridhar-Autodesk

Just the like user who initiated this thread I have serveral users who have been and are working with 2009SP3 Mech and Windows 7.   I have two users who are getting the FATAL Exeception Error all of sudden.  It was working for them too.  Is there anything you recommend I can try to resolve this issue?

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