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  1. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Windows 7 - experiences

    Hi Guys Can anybody tell me if they are using Windows 7 with Autocad 2009 and if they know of any problems. We will be upgrading to 7 and our office is using Acad 2009. Cheers Dodge 8)

    Started by DODGE‎, 29th Oct 2009 11:22 pm
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  1. Calcomp VI and Wintab

    I'm trying to setup Calcomp VI, Looking for suggestions. This is what I have found out. 1. Calcomp do not have a driver for wintab 1.1 -lawsuite 2. Can purchase Vtablet, but not USB support....

    Started by fillmore‎, 25th Feb 2009 05:13 pm
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  2. Dell 5510 and Lenovo p50s/p50

    I got some scholarship money burning a hole in my soul... I'm going to school, and I want an ultrabook for class & CAD. Small and portable for everyday use, but I really have allot of demanding...

    Started by DavidBrown1212‎, 9th Jan 2017 04:46 am
    5510, lenovo, p50, p50s, xps
    • Replies: 5
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    13th Jan 2017 06:25 pm Go to last post
  3. Laptop GPU for AutoCAD 2015, 2D only

    I'm looking to buy a new laptop to run AutoCAD 2015 on. I only use 2D functionality because that's where required for the software I use with It (Shear97 rebar detailing). I know I want an SSD, i7...

    Started by Msradell‎, 11th Oct 2016 09:10 pm
    2d drawing, gpu, i7 cpu, intel
    • Replies: 5
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    9th Jan 2017 03:55 am Go to last post
  4. Unable to use AMD's hardware acceleration

    I have Lenovo G500 59-370339 laptop with , Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU, 8GB RAM, 2GB AMD Radeon 8570 graphics card. I also have integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 on this machine. I am running...

    Started by rock1‎, 26th Nov 2016 02:49 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    26th Nov 2016 05:15 pm Go to last post
  5. MS Surface, AutoCAD LT and 2nd monitor.

    Anyone using AutoCAD on a MS Surface tablet? If so, are their and settings changes to get good display on the Surface and an attached monitor? When I loaded the trial version of AC 2017 LT is said...

    Started by CalypsoArt‎, 31st Jul 2016 02:57 am
    • Replies: 3
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    31st Jul 2016 06:02 pm Go to last post
  6. Does Autocad 2006 run on Windows 10 ?

    As the thread topic asks, would Autocad 2006 version run on Windows 10 or would it have to be Windows 7 ? Also can anyone advise what specs a laptop would require to run the 2006 version? I...

    Started by Windsor‎, 4th Jul 2016 07:43 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    6th Jul 2016 12:46 pm Go to last post
  7. Recommended laptops ?

    Hi there glad I've found this forum as there seems to be a lot of very knowledgeable users on here. I need a laptop around the £1000 (UK) or less price range that will run the latest version of...

    Started by Windsor‎, 4th Jul 2016 07:41 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    4th Jul 2016 08:41 pm Go to last post
  8. Question Suggestion for laptop.

    Hello, I am an Interior Designer , working on software's like AutoCad , 3DS Max , Sketchup, CoralDraw, MS Office , Adobe Suite etc. Presently, I'm thinking of purchasing a new laptop( available in...

    Started by nidhi singhania‎, 28th Jun 2016 09:55 pm
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  9. Unhappy Using auto cad with onscreen keyboard viewer

    Hi very new to Autocad here - I've just downloaded Autocad onto my laptop, but my laptops number keys don't work so I am using my online keyboard viewer for numbers. When drawing in Autocad and...

    Started by Miwa‎, 28th Jun 2016 12:06 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    1st Jul 2016 01:27 pm Go to last post
  10. HP ZBook Studio G3

    I am looking at a HP ZBook Studio G3 with the following specs: NVIDIA® Quadro® M1000M with 4GB dedicated GDDR5 graphics memory Intel® Core™ i7 Processor non vPro Label 16 GB 2133 DDR4 SDRAM (1...

    Started by SWfangirl‎, 28th Jun 2016 08:46 pm
    computer, workstation, zbook
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    29th Jun 2016 02:24 pm Go to last post
  11. Printer queue size

    Is there a way to look up your printer queue size I sent a large file to my HP 500 printer and it only printed out 13 pages out of 39. All E size by the way. I'll have to adjust my sheet set...

    Started by Ski_Me‎, 27th Jun 2016 03:40 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    27th Jun 2016 04:08 pm Go to last post
  12. Mouse Keyboard combo

    Is there a wireless mouse keyboard combo just for using with a cad program. The full size board I'm using is a bit bulky.

    Started by Ski_Me‎, 17th Jun 2016 08:37 pm
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  13. jerky slow mouse

    I have tried all settings, changing mouse, different files, but my mouse continues to be very slow, jerky, hovers and does not snap to guides immediately. What else can I try?

    Started by tel‎, 16th Oct 2015 10:06 am
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    1st Jun 2016 09:13 pm Go to last post
  14. 2 New Nvidia cards to be released early_mid June and . . . . .

    The GTX-1080 $700 & GTX-1070 $350 From the reviews that have been done they are saying the GTX-1080 will smoke the TITAN-X and the GTX-1070 is just a little less, more in the area of the upper...

    Started by Handiman‎, 19th May 2016 07:04 pm
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    19th May 2016 09:18 pm Go to last post
  15. Any Linux users in the house?

    Just loaded Ubuntu version 7.04 a.k.a. "Feisty Fawn" on a dedicated hard drive to give it a whirl. Haven't gotten into how to run a Windows based program under Linux although I've read it can be done...

    Started by ReMark‎, 8th Mar 2008 05:57 pm
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    6th Mar 2016 06:25 pm Go to last post
  16. Tabletworks 7.46 Driver

    Trying to install a GTCO Calcomp Drawingboard VI and I need the tablet menu regions to work. IT department previously installed the Tabletworks 10.09 driver without realizing that it will only work...

    Started by kadeking‎, 25th Sep 2012 11:09 pm
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  17. Angry Middle Button on Mouse Won't Pan

    So, I've never had a problem with this before...but seemingly out of nowhere the middle wheel-button on my mouse stopped working when I try to pan real-time. In addition, double-clicking it will no...

    Started by stopandgo‎, 13th Apr 2010 11:46 am
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    19th Jan 2016 06:07 pm Go to last post
  18. Is this a Draughting Issue or is it my Graphics card

    Anyone any idea how to stop this when I draw lines?

    Started by go to gate 13‎, 12th Jan 2016 11:24 am
    • Replies: 6
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    12th Jan 2016 11:03 pm Go to last post
  19. Is 1920x1080 a good resolution for autocad ??

    Hi, I have a doubt. I want to buy a new monitor but m confused which size will fit perfectly for my autocad 2010. Will 1920x1080 complete all the needs or it will be a misfit for autocad...

    Started by Ravi999‎, 25th Dec 2015 06:55 am
    1920x1080, resolution, screen size
    • Replies: 1
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    25th Dec 2015 12:37 pm Go to last post
  20. New computer build for CAD and rendering

    Hey! I'm in the process of buying a stationary computer for work and would like some input on my current idea for components. My work consists of (apart from all ordinary office stuff) mainly...

    Started by Josua‎, 10th Dec 2015 10:57 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    14th Dec 2015 05:49 pm Go to last post
  21. Dell New XPS 12 laptop/tablet processor question

    Has anyone purchased the new Dell XPS 12 laptop/tablet with the M5 6y54 processor? I am trying to figure out if AutoCAD runs on that processor or will I really need to go to just a laptop with an i5...

    Started by FloridaCAD‎, 1st Dec 2015 11:57 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    9th Dec 2015 06:46 pm Go to last post
  22. Really stupid graphics card problem

    Solved! Hello everyone, Merry Christmas. I was attempting to connect an external display to my Dell M6600 which has a Quadro 4000 graphics card. Truth be told, I was trying to send the Christmas...

    Started by TKall‎, 9th Dec 2015 02:17 am
    • Replies: 2
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    9th Dec 2015 03:09 am Go to last post
  23. Graphics card upgrade

    My current setup is:- ASUS P8Z68-VLX 32GB RAM Intel i5-2500K @3.3GHz NVIDIA Quadro FX 580 (0.5 GB RAM) WD WD1003FZEX 1TB SATA Hard Drive W/ 7200RPM 6Gb/s 64MB Cache and I...

    Started by Bogbadbob658‎, 23rd Nov 2015 01:19 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    7th Dec 2015 10:43 am Go to last post
  24. Is it enough for autocad 2014?

    Intel® Core i5-4460 Box (3.20GHz, 4C/4T, FSB 1600MHz, 84W, 22nm, 6MB cache, VGA HD 4600, socket 1150) B85M-D3V /s1150, Intel® B85 Express Chipset, 2xDDR3, PCI Express x16, 2xPCI Express x1, 1 x...

    Started by djx084‎, 15th Nov 2015 11:52 pm
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    25th Nov 2015 09:22 pm Go to last post
  25. windows 10 title bar color?

    I just upgraded my computer at work to Windows 10 pro. I am using Autocad 2012 on it. I am also have my OS running the fall update that came out last week. (The one that is supposed to allow changing...

    Started by swats‎, 16th Nov 2015 09:45 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,705
    19th Nov 2015 02:23 pm Go to last post

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