Installing AutoCAD R14 on Windows 11

As an existing AutoCAD R14 user, you most likely cannot do without your beloved AutoCAD R14. With the latest hardware and required move to new Windows versions, trying to install your AutoCAD R14 gives an error like this one… or  “FATAL ERROR: HEAP ERROR” or “MEM_BAD_POINTER“ …all is not lost, follow these instructions to install […]

Installing AutoCAD LT97 on Windows 11

AutoCAD LT97 users are very used to the software package and cannot do without it. With the latest hardware and required move to new Windows versions, trying to install your AutoCAD LT97 gives an error like this one… “This app can’t run on your PC” or this one… “Wrong OS, AutoCAD supports Windows NT 4.0, Windows NT […]

Using the Longbow Converter to install your AutoCAD

The Longbow Converter App is a tool that allows old versions of AutoCAD to be installed on Windows 10 and Windows 11. To do this, the process is split into two parts… Convert the installation media and install AutoCAD Once installed, convert the AutoCAD program files so they run as normal There many versions of […]

Why run 32bit AutoCAD on 64bit Windows

AutoCAD R13 | AutoCAD R14 | AutoCAD 2000 | AutoCAD 2000i |AutoCAD 2002 | AutoCAD 2004 | AutoCAD 2005 | AutoCAD 2006 | AutoCAD 2007 Users of these really old AutoCAD versions have literally been using them for decades and moving to a new version of AutoCAD is extremely disruptive for them. Being able to […]

Upgrading your existing AutoCAD to Windows 10

So you have an old PC with a working copy of AutoCAD and you want to upgrade to Windows 10? STOP and read this whole blog first before you wipe your working PC… Autodesk License Activation for AutoCAD 2010 or older no longer available That’s right, Autodesk no longer support versions of AutoCAD 2010 or […]

Installing AutoCAD R14 on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10

  As an existing AutoCAD R14 user, you most likely cannot do without your beloved AutoCAD R14. With the latest hardware and required move to new Windows versions, trying to install your AutoCAD R14 gives an error like this one… or  “FATAL ERROR: HEAP ERROR” or MEM_BAD_POINTER You can solve these problems easily using our […]

AutoCAD 2000 Patches and Utilities

Here are some long lost AutoCAD 2000 patches and utilities that you can still use in your AutoCAD…   PlotUpdate.exe – Fixes AutoCAD 2000 Heap error issues with system printers on Windows. DBTrans.arx – migrates AutoCAD drawings from AutoCAD R11 or versions previous to R11, over to AutoCAD 2000 DDModify.lsp –  allows the user to get a listing comparable […]