Windows Hangs on Start up after installing AutoCAD 2010

After installing AutoCAD 2010 (or any of the vertical versions) the next reboot causes the computer to hang on start up; Windows gets to the welcome screen and freezes.

Users have solved the issue like this:

  1. Reinstall Windows 10 (or 11)
  2. Install Longbow Converter App
    1. Install
    2. Install  
    3. Install  
  3. reboot PC
  4. Run Longbow and then install AutoCAD 2010 32bit using the Longbow Converter App (default install)
  5. Install again
  6. Install again  
  7. Install again  
  8. Reboot

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