Open up your setup.ini file and do a search for DOTNET. That will allow you to remove all the prerequisite checks for all the .NET versions. Remove every single one. Then at the bottom section where the DOTNET section begins, delete everything in between the beginning and ending comments. Save the file. Run setup as W7 compatibility mode as Administrator.
I was installed without Framework . Thank you so much .
I'm not sure it will erro but now it's work . Will file install be fix in future ?
I didn't get that error. Are you running the program now in Windows 7 compatibility mode as Administrator? Try that.
It's unlikely for there to be a compatibility fix for this release in the future. Perhaps AutoCAD 2013 if we're lucky.
Travis, what portion of the file am I to erease? Just the GREEN in my screen shot? Thanks, Mark
Correct. Just F3 it all the way down and remove all the DOTNET references for all products. You will also have to remove the program section for DOTNET at the end of the file too.
Here is my modified setup.ini file for vanilla (x64) AutoCAD 2012. You should be able to unzip it and use it on AutoCAD or use it as a reference to modify other Autodesk products.
After modifying the .ini file and overwriting the one that is copied to the hard drive, here is my process:
1. Login as a local administrator
2. UAC and antivirus (if installed) is disabled
3. Right-click setup.exe and go to Properties
4. Set Compatibility mode to Windows 7
5. Check to run as Administrator and click OK
Run setup.exe and install as expected (not adding any service packs to the install.) This went on without a hitch for me once it was completed. I used vanilla AutoCAD 2012 from DVD media copied to the hard drive with the modified setup.ini that I provided.
Once installed, I set the file properties of acad.exe to Windows 7 compatibility mode as well. It launched without error. I am using a network licensed copy. I did not test this with stand-alone.
Your Load Library Failed Error 126 error could be due to your graphics card, especially if using an AMD/ATI Radeon card. I am using an nVidia card. You might consider updating your driver if that is an option for you on W8.
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