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craig_s
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Registered: ‎10-23-2012
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Installed Autodesk inventor 2011 on 2nd computer...drawings open slowly

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10-23-2012 07:26 AM

I recently installed Autodesk Inventor 2011 on a new computer as the current computer is being retired.  Installation and activation went fine.  Matched the settings in Autodesk from the old computer to the new computer.  Yet when user try's to open a dwg file (from a network location), it takes over a minute to open.  As a test, I connected and started up the old computer and suddenly the new computer opens the same dwg file in a second or two.  Is there a file conversion I missed?

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4donwan4
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Registered: ‎10-17-2012
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Re: Installed Autodesk inventor 2011 on 2nd computer...drawings open slowly

10-24-2012 07:06 PM in reply to: craig_s

I would try copying the file locally to see if it opens quicker. Possibly try updating the video card driver that is on that particular system. Verify below with this link.
http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/syscert?id=18844534&siteID=123112
Updating the video card may help. Also try clean uninstall located below, then log onto to system as the local administrator account, disable any anti – virus software that might be running in the back ground as the active file scanning can cause install corruption.
Uninstall Inventor TS14893355 http://usa.autodesk.com/getdoc/id=TS14893355

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Don

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JDMather
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Re: Installed Autodesk inventor 2011 on 2nd computer...drawings open slowly

10-24-2012 07:11 PM in reply to: craig_s

Are you using Vault? Projects (*.ipj)?

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craig_s
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Re: Installed Autodesk inventor 2011 on 2nd computer...drawings open slowly

10-30-2012 06:32 AM in reply to: craig_s

Yes that Video card is using the current driver.  Norton was disabled when I did the install.  If a drawing is copied to the desktop of the new computer, it does open a little quicker (takes only 30 seconds instead of 1min +). 

 

I can try the removal and reinstall, but, it just seems like there is a file association path that needs to be converted. 

 

Thanks.

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craig_s
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Re: Installed Autodesk inventor 2011 on 2nd computer...drawings open slowly

10-30-2012 06:33 AM in reply to: JDMather

Not using Vault but Projets are being used.

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stevec781
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Registered: ‎05-29-2009
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Re: Installed Autodesk inventor 2011 on 2nd computer...drawings open slowly

10-30-2012 08:49 AM in reply to: craig_s

Have you remembered to set it to trusted in your virus scanner?  Maybe its scanning the file as its opening.

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craig_s
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Registered: ‎10-23-2012
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Re: Installed Autodesk inventor 2011 on 2nd computer...drawings open slowly

11-12-2012 08:22 AM in reply to: stevec781

I will check that....better that than having to reinstall everything!  Thanks

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