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Registered: ‎09-17-2011
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Huge Profile for AutoDesk programs

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09-19-2011 01:17 PM




I'm new to posting and sort of new to a University Lab position. 


I was told that this is how to create an image:


Create a local admin account

Install Programs and make changes to settings (desktop, etc) under this account

Copy the profile to "Default User" profile

Run sysprep


My problem is that I install the Autodesk Programs (Civil 3D, Revit, etc).  I install the programs, and the profile is HUGE-On the order of 2 GB. 


It takes an unreasonable amount of time to transfer this default profile to each student's profile. 


And it will fill up the harddrive with 40+ students potentially using the same computer...


Does anybody know how to fix this-I could not be alone in experiencing this problem. 



Thanks so much,



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Re: Huge Profile for AutoDesk programs

09-20-2011 06:43 AM in reply to: FredJiencke2153

Please refer to the installation docs  to configure the support content paths to alternate location to reduce the profile size.


If my post answers your question, please mark it as an Accepted Solution, so that others can find answers quickly!
For more tips & tricks:

Hashim Mundol
Autodesk Product Support
Autodesk, Inc.

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