Installing 64bit AutoCAD 2014 on Windows 10 64bit

AutoCAD 2014 was not designed to run in Windows 10, Windows 10 is newer than AutoCAD 2014. So, in order for your AutoCAD to run as it did in previous versions of Windows, you need to apply fixes to make it run – just follow these easy steps…

NOTE: These steps do not bypass normal Autodesk licensing/authorization, you should expect to use your own serial numbers in the normal way.

  1. Be sure to uninstall all previous installation of AutoCAD 2014
  2. Next, you need a copy of the Longbow Converter App which can be downloaded here
  3. Once installed, start the Converter tool
    1. Pick the 1st tab named “AutoCAD 32bit Installer Converter
    2. Using your mouse, right click the tab text “AutoCAD 32bit Installer Converter” so that it changes to “AutoCAD 64bit Installer Converter
    3. Next, using the “…” button, select your AutoCAD installation CD and follow the instructions presented by the Converter tool user interface.
  4. Once you have completed the AutoCAD installation process…
    1. close the setup program then start the Converter software
    2. Select the 3rd tab “Old AutoCAD Program Reviver
      1. Using the “…” button, pick the newly installed C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2014 folder
      2. then click “Fix Old Program
  5. Now you can happily run your AutoCAD 2014 64bit on Windows 10 (even on Windows 10 Creators Update 1703)

Troubleshooting:

– If your AutoCAD crashes while interacting with the Ribbon click here

– If your AutoCAD is running really slowly, try disabling your integrated graphics card so you can run your high-performance card instead

– If you are unable to activate your product, or the activation process crashes:

– If you have crashing problems using the File->Open or File->Save dialogs inside of AutoCAD please read this blog entry on the File->Open or File->Save Crash in AutoCAD

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