Before you begin Install all Windows Updates that are pending on your machine, and reboot: Windows 7: Windows Update is located in the Control Panel, which is accessible from the Start menu. Windows 8. It may be necessary to perform Windows Update multiple times to completely update your operating system.
NET 3. For more information, see About. Verify that enough disk space is available on your machine to install Autodesk Product Design Suite Additionally, check to see if there is a 'Synergy' folder within c: If present, rename it to avoid possible installation issues later.
From the Internet Access the Autodesk Product Design Suite installation files appropriate to your purchase type. Follow the instructions to download and launch the Suite installer Temporary extraction is to your temp folder.
Operating system errors regarding very long path names can occur if this temporary location is nested too many levels deep. If the Suite installer does not launch, browse to the folder where the files were extracted, and double-click setup. In the installation dialog box that appears, choose the products that you want to install.
To configure a product with your preferences, click the expandable arrow under each product name and make the desired changes. Reboot the system after the installation is completed. From a USB Drive The Autodesk Product Design Suite installer launches automatically. Log into Subscription Center or your Autodesk Account , navigate to the product, and download the installer. Open the Uninstall Tool, which lists the majority of products and components installed by the Product Design Suite installer.
This tool can be accessed from: Exit the tool upon completion. Due to interdependencies between multiple products and components, the Uninstall Tool is unable to list every item installed as part of a complete installation of the Product Design Suite If you need to uninstall all remaining components installed as part of the suite, access the Operating Systems uninstall capability on the Control Panel in Programs and Features and review the items listed based upon installation date. It is not guaranteed that files saved with Beta versions of the individual products in Autodesk Product Design Suite migrate into the final release versions included in this release of Product Design Suite To avoid a potentially frozen 3ds Max user interface, when accessed from Inventor via the Suites Workflows, each user on a system with Product Design Suite installed should initially start 3ds Max and turn off the "Show this Welcome Screen at startup" option at the lower left of the Welcome Screen.
A driver update for a 3DConnexion SpacePilot 3D mouse may cause an error when you are loading files into 3ds Max, either directly or using the Launchpad Photorealistic Rendering Workflow. Type error: Interface method call requires MAXClass, got: The workaround is to remove the offending driver update file, 3DsStudio.
If this occurs, you can access the uninstall Tool directly from c: Windows Explorer restart fails during uninstall of some Autodesk Product Design Suite products, such as the Launchpad.
During the final stage of uninstalling, a warning displays instructing you to close and automatically restart Windows Explorer. However, due to a problem with Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Explorer does not automatically restart. Refer to the Autodesk Knowledge Network article Windows 7 Explorer fails to restart after uninstalling an Autodesk product. Alternatively, you can log out and log back in. Error can occur when uninstalling Autodesk Design Review or another Autodesk product.
Error is a Microsoft Windows error that occurs when uninstalling any software product and a permission issue prevents the file from being removed. If you encounter this issue see technical support article TS for a solution. If Error occurs during uninstall, click OK to continue. This known Microsoft issue, discussed on this Windows Dev Center posting , causes the failure to remove some Desktop Shortcut icons.
These icons can be manually deleted as a post-uninstall step. This should take you to the c: The presence of this folder prevents the above behavior. However, on accessing the Custom Installation type the Inventor Switchback checkbox is unchecked.
Select the Inventor Switchback checkbox to install Inventor Switch. Autodesk Drive functionality is supported only within products by Autodesk Desktop Companion sync version 5 or above. If it is required, re-enable Autodesk for products, uninstall Autodesk first, and then re-run the product installer. When installed on the same system as Inventor , the Configuration add-in from Inventor is also available within the Inventor user interface.
This add-in provides access to the online service and causes no issues within Inventor When installed, together with other Autodesk products, it is possible that normal product usage can force DWG TrueView into an unstable configuration. To resolve a potential suite workflow issue that results when you install Product Design Suite on the same machine with a previous version of Product Design Suite, do the following with an administrator account: