Installing 64bit AutoCAD LT 2014 on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10

AutoCAD LT 2014 was not designed to run in Windows 10 (Windows 10 was released after AutoCAD LT 2014) and inevitably you will run into issues such as the infamous Ribbon crashing issue, slow startup problems, text scaling issues, etc.

You can automatically solve these problems using our Longbow Converter App, it fixes and manages the AutoCAD LT 2014 installation so that you can be up and running again… Just follow these easy instructions:

How to install 64bit AutoCAD LT 2014

  1. First, uninstall any existing AutoCAD LT 2014 installations on your computer
  2. Next, obtain the Longbow Converter App (V11.15 or higher), download here
  3. 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 the conversion process is complete
    1. click Install/Run Setup to start setup
    2. Once you have completed the AutoCAD installation process…
      1. Completely close the setup program
      2. Go back to the Converter App and make sure it states “Success!
  5. Now you can run your AutoCAD as normal

Installing AutoCAD LT 2014 sp1

Troubleshooting

– 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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Installing 64bit AutoCAD LT 2009 on Windows 8 and Windows 10 64bit

Your 64bit AutoCAD LT 2009 was not designed to run in Windows 10 (this version of Windows is newer than AutoCAD LT 2009). In order for your AutoCAD LT 2009 to run as it did in previous versions of Windows, you need to follow these easy steps…

Install 64bit AutoCAD LT 2009

  1. Make sure all previous installed versions of AutoCAD LT 2009 are uninstalled first.
  2. Obtain your copy of the Longbow Converter here
  3. 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 LT 2009 folder
      2. then click “Fix Old Program
  5. Next install the AutoCAD LT 2009 Update 3 from here 
  6. Now you can happily run your AutoCAD LT 2009 64bit on Windows 10

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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Installing AutoCAD LT 2002 on Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

If you are a seasoned AutoCAD LT 2002 user, no doubt you will at some point have run into the famous GEDIT 3 error and been very frustrated with it. That error occurs because of certain video card drivers and/or certain types of anti-virus software setups.

On Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8, the GEDIT 3 error is even more prominent because of all the new security features that are inside of Windows 7 and 8. The good news is that it’s totally possible to eradicate the GEDIT 3 error by follow the instructions below:
 

How to install AutoCAD LT 2002 

  1. Obtain your purchased copy of the Longbow Converter here
  2. Start the Longbow Converter tool
    1. Insert your AutoCAD CD into your CDRom drive
    2. Select the 2nd tab named “Old AutoCAD Installer Reviver
    3. Using the “…” button, path the to your AutoCAD CD
    4. Click “Run Old Installer
      1. Read and follow all the prompts
      2. Once the AutoCAD setup starts, stop and read the next step…
  3. In the setup program, navigate through each setup dialog as normal, except when you get to the installation folder – **it’s vitally important to make sure you install to c:\acadlt2002 (not Program Files (x86)\AutoCAD LT 2002 as usually prompted by default)**
    1. IMPORTANT NOTE: For AutoCAD 2002 you may find that entering the path C:\acadlt2002 may not take (a bug in the AutoCAD 2002 installer). In that case, you will need to select the installation folder C:\Program Files (x86)\AutoCAD LT 2002 in step (5) below
    2. Do not reboot if prompted to do so

      You must change the default AutoCAD LT 2002 Install path
  4. Once installed
    1. Once installed
      1. Do not reboot if asked to do so
      2. Make sure to fully close the setup program when the installation is complete.
      3. Back in the Converter app and make sure it’s completed the final stage of processing using the “Old AutoCAD Program Reviver” tab.
  5. Now run your AutoCAD LT 2002 and completely register as normal. Once registered, exit AutoCAD and continue to the next step.
  6. Next, obtain the AutoCAD LT 2002 sp1 from here unzip and save to c:\Autodesk\spdo not install yet
  7. Next, obtain the AutoCAD LT 2002 sp2 from here (or AutoCAD LT 2002 sp2 locked version from here) and save to c:\Autodesk\sp do not install yet
  8. Go back into the Converter
    1. select the 3rd tab named “Old AutoCAD Program Reviver”
    2. Using the “. . .” button, select the c:\Autodesk\sp folder
    3. click “Fix Old Program“.
  9. Now Install the LT 2002 sp1 by running c:\Autodesk\sp\acad2002LTsp1.exe
    1. IMPORTANT NOTE: If you get a 114 error, contact Longbow Software Support to get them to fix it for you.
  10. Next, install the LT 2002 sp2 by running either the unlocked c:\Autodesk\sp\acltk044-k047unl.exe or the locked c:\Autodesk\sp\acltk044-k047swl.exe
    1. IMPORTANT NOTE: If you get a 114 error, contact Longbow Software Support to get them to fix it for you.
  11. Finally, reboot your PC and run AutoCAD as normal.

Troubleshooting

  • If you cannot install your AutoCAD LT 2002 Service Packs because of an error “114: Autocad LT 2002 update was not applied” – rather than try and solve this issue, the easiest solution is:
    1. To go back to your old Windows XP machine and make sure that all of the sp’s are installed on your old Windows XP machine’s installation of AutoCAD LT 2002
    2. Next, simply copy all of the AutoCAD LT 2002 program files and folders from your old Windows XP machine to a USB drive – copy the “contents” of C:\Program Files\AutoCAD LT 2002
    3. Now transfer the USB to your new machine and copy the files that were on your old Windows XP machine’s C:\Program Files\AutoCAD LT 2002 folder into your newly installed c:\acadlt2002 folder – you should see a question if you should overwrite all files, say YES
  • 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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Installing AutoCAD LT 2000i on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10

AutoCAD LT 2000i users are very used to the software package and cannot do without it. With the latest hardware and required move to new Windows versions, you will run into multiple problems trying to get your AutoCAD running again. Follow these steps to get your AutoCAD running again on new versions of Windows…

NOTE: Be sure to follow the instructions precisely as documented including using the exact same folder names and paths. These are vital for the process to complete successfully.

How to install AutoCAD LT 2000i

  1. Obtain your purchased copy of the Longbow Converter here
  2. Start In the Converter App and note the user interface
  3. Insert your AutoCAD LT 2000i CD into your computer
  4. Start the Longbow Converter tool
    1. Select the 2nd tab named “Old AutoCAD Installer Reviver
    2. Using the “” button pick your CD Rom with the AutoCAD CD inside
    3. Click “Run Old Installer” and follow the Converter’s instructions.
    4. Once the AutoCAD LT 2000i setup starts, stop and read the next step…
  5. In the setup program
    1. navigate through each setup dialog as normal, except when you get to the installation folder, **it’s vitally important to make sure you install to c:\acadlt2000i (not Program Files (x86)\AutoCAD  LT 2000i as usually prompted by default)**
    2. If you see an error message about “Windows Netmeeting 3.01: Command line option syntax error“, you can ignore this error by simply clicking OK
  6. Once setup has completed…
    1. Make sure to fully close the AutoCAD setup program
    2. Back in the Converter app, make sure it has completed the final stage of processing using the “Old AutoCAD Program Reviver” tab – it should display “SUCCESS” in green…
    3. Now Reboot your PC
  7. Your AutoCAD LT 2000 is ready to run! Simply use Windows Explorer, navigate to c:\acadlt2000i and double click aclt.exe (if you want a shortcut on the Desktop you will have to manually create it).

Installing the AutoCAD LT 2000i sp2 service pack

 
  1. download the locked AutoCAD LT 2000i sp2 from here or download the unlocked AutoCAD 2000i LT sp2 from here
  2. Next, unzip and save the service pack file to c:\Autodesk\sp – do not install yet
  3. Go back into the Converter, select the 3rd tab, select the c:\Autodesk\sp folder and click Fix.
  4. Install the LT 2000i sp2 by running either the c:\Autodesk\sp\u090_u181p.exe for unlocked or c:\Autodesk\sp\u090_u181p_swl.exe for locked
  5. Once your sp is installed, start the Longbow Converter tool again; we are going to repeat some of the steps from the original installation before. Select the 2nd tab, pick the copy of your AutoCAD LT 2000i CD on your hard drive which last time was in c:\Autodesk\acadlt2000i folder, now select the 3rd tab, select the install folder c:\acadlt2000i now click Fix.
  6. Now, you can happily run your AutoCAD LT 2000i with sp2 on Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Troubleshooting

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Installing AutoCAD LT 2000 on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10

Most users of AutoCAD LT 2000 are so used to it that they cannot do without it. With the latest hardware and required move to newer Windows versions, trying to install your AutoCAD LT 2000 gives an error like this one…

Windows 16bit setup error - This app can't run on your PC

Windows 16bit setup error – This app can’t run on your PC

Or maybe this error…

Setup Halted System requirements error Wrong OS, AutoCAD supports Windows NT 4.0, Windows NT 5.0, Windows 95 and Windows 98

Error while trying to install AutoCAD LT 2000 on newer versions of Windows

…all is not lost, just read on…

How to install AutoCAD LT 2000

A quick word of advice: best to follow the instructions below precisely and to the letter, including folder names and paths, that way you will reduce the risk of having any problems…
  1. Obtain your copy of the Longbow Converter here
    1. Before starting, we recommend turning off Windows UAC
  2. Once you have installed the Converter App, start by double clicking the Longbow Converter shortcut on your Desktop…
    1. Insert your AutoCAD LT 2000 CD
    2. Select the 2nd tab titled “Old AutoCAD Installer Reviver” by clicking on it
    3. Using the ‘…’ button select your AutoCAD LT 2000 CD
    4. Now click the “Run Old Installer” button.
      1. Read, understand and follow all the prompts
  3. Once the AutoCAD setup program appears navigate through each setup dialog as normal and do not deviate from the defaults except when you get to the installation folder – **it’s vitally important to make sure you install to c:\acadlt2000 (not Program Files (x86)\AutoCAD LT 2000 as usually prompted)** e.g.Setting custom install path for AutoCAD LT 2000
    1. Now complete the setup making sure to…
      1. ignore the error message that appears near the end about the shortcut cannot be created “Cannot create folder AutoCAD LT 2000” – you will simply need to create the program shortcut yourself by hand once the installation is finished.
      2. Do not reboot if prompted to do so
  4. Once setup has completed…
    1. Make sure to fully close the AutoCAD setup program
    2. Back in the Converter App, make sure it has completed the final stage of processing using the “Old AutoCAD Program Reviver” tab – it should display “SUCCESS” in green…
  5. Now Reboot your PC
  6. Now you are ready to run your AutoCAD LT 2000! Simply use Windows Explorer, navigate to c:\acadlt2000 and double click aclt.exe

Troubleshooting

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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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