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29th October 2012, 03:20 PM #1
My version of AutoCAD does nt install on Windows 7 64bit - so now what do I do?
I've been using an old version of Autocad, AutoCAD 2000 and have some comprehensive drawings which over the years now include the layout of the school with:
all data points colour coded by cabinet/area
switch information for each cabinet/area
access point locations
I am upgrading my workstation from windows 7 32bit to windows 7 64bit and my old AutoCAD version 2000 is not compatible.
I've looked at the prices for AutoCAD LT with 64bit support and it's almost £1000
Does anyone know of anything cheaper that I could use to keep my drawings up to date?
29th October 2012, 03:26 PM #2
If you are still happy with the older software can't you just use xpmode?
29th October 2012, 03:41 PM #3
But I cannot install it
Originally Posted by Steve21
Or is there a way of forcing the install?
29th October 2012, 03:47 PM #4
Install what? XP Mode is basically a virtual windows. I don't mean compatability mode.
Originally Posted by kennysarmy
29th October 2012, 04:19 PM #5
I think Education now gets AutoCad for free. There is a thread on here, ,aybe upgrade to 2013?
29th October 2012, 04:49 PM #6
Kennysarmy wouldn't be able to use the free license.
Originally Posted by FN-GM
Thanks to Arthur from:
FN-GM (29th October 2012)
29th October 2012, 05:29 PM #7
Thought it would be to good to be true!
30th October 2012, 09:34 AM #8
XP MODE is working well
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