Installing AutoCAD 2007 LT on Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

Follow these instructions to solve issues around installing/running your old AutoCAD LT 2007 on newer versions of 64bit Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10

IMPORTANT NOTE: Autodesk no longer supply License Activation codes for this version of AutoCAD. The best way is to transfer your existing license to the new PC but there are other options, we document them here

How to install AutoCAD LT 2007

  1. Obtain your purchased copy of the Longbow Converter here
  2. Start the Longbow Converter tool
    1. Insert your AutoCAD LT 2007 CD into your CDRom drive
    2. select the 2nd tab named “Old AutoCAD Installer Reviver
    3. Using the “…” button, path the to your AutoCAD 2007 CD
    4. Click “Run Old Installer
      1. Read and follow all the prompts
      2. Once the AutoCAD LT 2007 setup starts, stop and read the next step…
  3. In the setup program, navigate through each setup dialog as normal, with these exceptions…
    1. When you click the Install link from your setup you may see a dialog box appear saying – “This program has compatibility issues” – simply check the “Don’t show this message again” and then click the “Run the program without getting help” button
    2. When you arrive at the installation folder path setup dialog, **it’s vitally important to make sure you install to c:\acadlt2007 (not Program Files (x86)\AutoCAD LT 2007)**.
  4. Now simply reboot your PC and run your AutoCAD as normal
    1. NOTE: When starting AutoCAD, if you see a warning dialog when you run saying “This program has known compatibility issues”, simply click “Don’t show this message again” and then click “Run the Program…”

Installing AutoCAD LT 2007 Service Pack 1

To install the sp for your AutoCAD…
  1. Download the AutoCAD 2007 LT Sp1
  2. Copy the autocadlt2007sp1.exe to folder path c:\Autodesk\sp
  3. Start the Converter, select the 3rd tab, pick the c:\Autodesk\sp folder and click Fix.
  4. Now you can run the autocadlt2007sp1.exe from Windows explorer and install normally.
  5. Next install sp2 just below…

Installing AutoCAD LT 2007 Service Pack 2

To install the sp for your AutoCAD…
  1. Download the AutoCAD 2007 LT Sp2
  2. Copy the autocadlt2007sp2.exe to folder path c:\Autodesk\sp
  3. Start the Converter, select the 3rd tab, pick the c:\Autodesk\sp folder and click Fix.
  4. Now you can run the autocadlt2007sp2.exe from Windows explorer and install normally.

Troubleshooting

– 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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9 thoughts on “Installing AutoCAD 2007 LT on Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. I have a new computer running Windows 10. I installed AutoCAD LT 2007 on it. Do I need to uninstall it before copying my AutoCAD 2007 LT CD to folder path c:\Autodesk\acadlt2007, and running the Longbow Converter tool ? If so, is a simple un-install sufficient?

  2. I have the same situation as henry. Will I have to get a new activation code from Autodesk to reinstall Autocad 2007 LT ?

    • When you install on a new computer, you will always need a new activation code from Autodesk. Just call them and ask for one

  3. when i trying install autocad 2007 in my pc then a dialouge box come,such as .NET is not installed visit administrator….

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