Category Archives: AutoDesk

Flex License Manager Update

By | October 17, 2019

The AutoDesk Flex License Manager loads but does not distribute, licenses to versions of Autodesk that are newer than the license manager. The Autodesk products will show an expired or no licenses available message when this happens. The easiest way to update the FLM is to: Install the FLM on a local Windows PC (the Autodesk installer will… Read More »

Autodesk License Mode

By | June 8, 2018

Issue: (Example – A trial install to network license) Your licensing type has changed and you need to change the licensing option within the program. Delete file in the following folder: C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\CLM\LGS\ProductKey_ProductVersion.0.0.F

AutoCAD Fix

By | May 10, 2018

Many issues in CAD can be fixed by wiping the users AutoCAD settings from their Windows profile. Autodesk has a tool for this located in the start menu titled “Reset Settings to Default”. When you run it you must be logged in as the user who is having issues. Always backup the settings to c:\drivers

Autodesk License via VPN

By | December 6, 2017

If AutoCAD fails to pull a license over a VPN you need to adjust the time out period that it tries to  connect. Do this by adding a system variable and it fixes all Autodesk products. System>Advanced…>Environment Variables>System Variables>New variable name:   FLEXLM_TIMEOUT                Variable value:   10000000

AutoCAD install fails

By | April 20, 2017

The AutoDesk installer does not do any prequalification checks. This means that when a deployment, which has a dozen or more components,  begins it will install what it can until it finds a resource missing and then it will stop without any notice. You will be left with some of the components, but AutoCAD will be missing.

Buzzsaw: Clear Cashe

By | December 16, 2016

To Clear the Cache follow these steps: · Close out of Buzzsaw · Navigate to C:\Users · Open the folder labeled with your username · Open the folder labeled “AppData” · Open the folder labeled “Roaming” · Open the folder labeled “ProjectPoint-2013” · Delete only the “Cache” folder To Reinstall: · Click on this link · Follow… Read More »

M-Color menu reload

By | October 21, 2015

This assumes it’s installed and you have run the executable that adds it to your apps. 1. In AutoCAD execute command CUILOAD 2. Select MCOLOR9x and Unload it (eg. MCOLOR97 for M-Color 9.7) 3. Restart AutoCAD If CUILOAD did not not restore M-Color menu: 1. Run AutoCAD commands: MCO_MCOLOR_MENU & MCO_MCOLOR_MENU2