Autodesk Installation Support


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The Software Administrator’s Guide to Autodesk Subscriptions (pdf)


 

Software Downloads

Downloading Autodesk Software

Downloading Previous Versions of Autodesk Software from the Virtual Assistant

 

Subscription vs Perpetual

Autodesk License Model

 

Installing Subscription Software

Step 1:
Setting Up Autodesk Account (Contract Manager/Software Coordinator)
Covers log in, adding Users and Assigning Permissions.

Step 2:
Downloading Autodesk Software
Covers logging in to Autodesk Account, finding the software and going through the download process for a successful download.

Step 3:
Extracting Autodesk Software
Picks up after the downloads have completed, step-by-step on how to extract the downloads to gain access to the installation files.

Step 4:
Installing on a Single Computer or Creating a Deployment
After you have access to the installation files, you’re either going to use them to install on your computer, or you’ll create a deployment to be used on multiple computers. These two posts walk you through each process.

Step 5:
Activating a Subscription License
Once you’ve successfully installed your software, you’ll need to activate it. This post will walk you through that.

Step 5a (If Required):
Activating a Network License (Multi-User)
If you own a network license, this post will walk you through connecting to your license server.

 

Installing Perpetual Software

Step 1:
Downloading Autodesk Software
Covers logging in to Autodesk Account, finding the software and going through the download process for a successful download.

Step 2:
Extracting Autodesk Software
Picks up after the downloads have completed, step-by-step on how to extract the downloads to gain access to the installation files.

Step 3:
Installing on a Single Computer or Creating a Deployment
After you have access to the installation files, you’re either going to use them to install on your computer, or you’ll create a deployment to be used on multiple computers. These two posts walk you through each process.

Step 4:
Activating a Perpetual License
Once you’ve successfully installed your software, you’ll need to activate it. This post will walk you through that.

Step 4a (If Required):
Activating a Network License (Multi-User)
If you own a network license, this post will walk you through connecting to your license server.

 

Installing and Configuring the Autodesk Network License Manager

Step 1:
How to Obtain an Autodesk Network License File
Covers finding and saving an Autodesk Network License file.

Step 2:
Installing and Configuring the Autodesk Network License Manager
Covers downloading the latest version, installation, and configuration of the Autodesk Network License Manager.

 

Installing Product Keys

2018 Autodesk Product Keys

2017 Autodesk Product Keys

2016 Autodesk Product Keys

2015 Autodesk Product Keys

2014 Autodesk Product Keys

 


Have Us Install Your Software

Mid-West CAD's Installation and Deployment service is designed to alleviate the pain of maintaining product releases. Mid-West CAD’s Technical Specialist team will gather the required software, serial number/product key information, and if needed, license files. Our Technical Specialists will come on-site to execute deployments and/or installation packages.

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