Error Autodesk 2012 on Windows XP 32bit

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Hello everybody,

I have just installed Autodesk 2012 on Windows XP (32bit). At first it was running perfectly. But after some time the software started to crashing itself automatically. And when I try to open this, an error message shows.

Autodesk 2012 Error on Windows XP
AutoCAD Application
AutoCAD Application has encountered a problem and needs to close. We
are sorry for the inconvenience.
If you were in the middle of something, the information you were working on might be lost.
So, I need some advice for this.
Thanks a lot.
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Answered By 5 points N/A #157744

Error Autodesk 2012 on Windows XP 32bit


The error message prompted typically means one of the Microsoft components which support the AutoCAD execution is having problems. Therefore, in order to solve this issue, please perform the following steps below:

Rebooting machine into diagnostic mode:

1. Go to Start and select Run. Please type “msconfig” on the empty box and press ENTER.

2. Under General Tab, click on Diagnostic Setup.

3. Next, go to the Services tab. Please mark the checkbox “Windows Installer” Service.

4. Then, click on OK to restart your machine with the new configured settings.

Once your computer has reloaded, please log in as Administrator to perform the following steps:

1. Go to Start and select Control Panel.

2. Next, go to Programs. Please uninstall the entire versions of Microsoft .NET Framework installed in your computer.

3. Similarly, please perform the step 2 above on Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable.

4. Again, please reload your machine into diagnostic mode as performed in the previous step.

5. After that, please insert the AutoCAD 2010 DVD.

6. Then, navigate to this folder in the DVD.

  • x86 : for 32-bit OS.
  • 64: for 64-bit OS7.

7. Navigate to this folder and open it.

  • supportdotnetfxwcudotNetFramework and run the file dotNetFx35setup.exe in order to install Microsoft .NET 3.5 back to your machine.

8. Please navigate to this folder:

  • supportVCRedist2008x86 and run the file install.exe in order to get Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable installed again to your computer.

Rebooting the computer in normal mode:

1. Go to Start and select Run. Type msconfig and then press ENTER.

2. Select Normal Startup on the General tab.

3. Finally, click on OK to restart your machine normally.

Once you log in into Windows, launch the AutoCAD application. I hope this information will help you to resolve the problem.

Answered By 0 points N/A #157746

Error Autodesk 2012 on Windows XP 32bit

First off:
1. Have you tried restarting your computer after you've installed Acad?
2. Do you have a previous AutoCAD software installed?
3. What system are you using and what is it's specification? Are you using a 64bit version or 32bit?
Please provide me this information first so I can help you more with your concern. But as a suggestion you can try the ff:
1. Restart your computer (If this doesn't work proceed with the next step)
2. Create a new user account on your machine and try running AUTOCAD there. 
If it works.. try closing running applications on the other user account and try it again.
If it still doesn't work on the other useraccount delete the contents of the Windows Temp folder but do not delete the Windows Temp folder itself
If AutoCad won't work on both user accounts. Uninstall and Reinstall the software. Before reinstalling, make sure to check the C:program files and delete AutoCad/AutoDesk folder
Let me know if this helps. 
Answered By 0 points N/A #157748

Error Autodesk 2012 on Windows XP 32bit


Your Operating system is not compatible with AutoCAD 2012, at least you have windows 7 OS installed. And with high GB memory and video also… 

Answered By 0 points N/A #157749

Error Autodesk 2012 on Windows XP 32bit


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