I am trying to install a single server seat of Architecture 2012 on a Win 7 64-bit PC. It seems to be installing correctly for a while, then fails and rolls back. A couple things I've noticed in the log files...
Is is correct for it to be using a "standalone" file during the network installation?
The last two lines:
Install AutoCAD® Architecture 2012 Failed Installation aborted, Result=1603
Rollback DirectX Runtime Failed Failure is ignored, Result=1619
And this is from ACA 2012 Global.log:
MSI (s) (28:44) [14:34:35:706]: Windows Installer installed the product. Product Name: AutoCAD Architecture 2012 - English. Product Version: 188.8.131.52. Product Language: 1033. Manufacturer: Autodesk. Installation success or error status: 1603.
I don't know if any of this is significant. Let me know if it would help to upload either log files.
Unfortunately 1603 is a generic error. You might consider copying your media to a folder on your hard drive and installing from there instead. That sometimes gives better results. Make sure you have admin rights, UAC is off, and anti-virus is disabled. Good Luck!
Ok. A new twist...
I found a rogue installation of Arch 2012 on the PC and removed it. I was then able to complete the installation. However, when I try to run it, it starts the installation process again. If I begin the installation process a second time, it does not recognize the product key.
Two more bits of info...
I installed AutoCAD 2012 on the PC that won't accept the Architecture 2012, and it worked fine.
I installed Architecture 2012 on another PC on the same network (which is running Acad 2012 with no problems). It installed, but when I ran it, I got a "no valid network license" message. In every case, I am installing it using Single Server option.
This is driving me crazy. Please help!
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