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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. Upgrading Graphics, which card?

    I am thinking of upgrading my graphics card as I currently run a GT 640 which isn't great. I am also doing more 3D work recently. The rest of my specs are: Win 7 64 bit Core i7-3770 8 GB RAM...

    Started by Buzza‎, 3rd Dec 2014 06:23 pm
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  2. Work Notebook for ACAD 2014

    Hello All, I was looking at Best Buy for a new Notebook and wanted to get everyone's input on the Lenovo Y50. I searched the forums and didn't see anything on this computer. Price is $1149,...

    Started by CADMASTER1128‎, 1st Dec 2014 06:24 pm
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    3rd Dec 2014 06:40 pm Go to last post
  3. Buying a Notebook to run Autocad 2015

    Hi Basic Info is that I'm wanting to buy a Lenovo s20 laptop with a; Intel® Celeron® Processor N2840 (2.16 GHz, 2.58 GHz with Burst, 1 MB cache) Ram 4 Gb Storage 320 Gb Im basically...

    Started by Felix Carter - Shaw‎, 20th Nov 2014 10:35 pm
    help me, laptop
    • Replies: 7
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    21st Nov 2014 12:15 pm Go to last post
  4. New performance measures from dell

    I just got this in an e-mail from AUGI about Dell's new T1700 running Auto Cad 2015. Really this kind of data is subjective you compare new software to old software on a old computer then you run...

    Started by Ski_Me‎, 19th Nov 2014 08:20 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    19th Nov 2014 10:52 pm Go to last post
  5. Need Driver for Calcomp Tablet

    I just Got a Calcomp Drawing board II, and the tech support guy @ Calcomp tells me I need to find Tablet Works 7.46 for Calcomp off the internet. The file name is TWSER2kXp.exe Apparently Calcomp...

    Started by Rickard5‎, 25th Jul 2008 09:44 pm
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    4th Nov 2014 05:32 pm Go to last post
  6. CAD/ Inventor laptop for under 1000$ ?

    I am planning to buy a laptop for work with AutoCAD and Inventor for under $1000. I had HP Pavilion with Intel i5, 4GB memory and Nvidia Geforce 512 MB Video card, which worked OK. What could be a...

    Started by Alexgera‎, 25th Oct 2014 08:26 pm
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    29th Oct 2014 08:16 pm Go to last post
  7. Block insertion gone haywire

    It seems that since upgrading to Windows 7 Pro / 64bit, thatI have issues inserting blocks. I use AutoCAD V.2000. Sometimes when I create a block by copying andpasting as a block, the block comes in...

    Started by montespringer‎, 10th Oct 2014 04:01 pm
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    17th Oct 2014 03:39 pm Go to last post
  8. extra RAM vs. a new graphics card with RAM onboard?

    Hi I need to speed up the rendering of my PC as its getting a bit laggy when working with some of my more complex assemblies in inventor. I know extra RAM will help, currently I have 4 x 2GB...

    Started by jonnyhicks‎, 8th Oct 2014 08:54 am
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  9. Help Please - How can I get my mouse wheel to zoom and pan in ACAD 2010? Thanks

    Hi Folks, My laptop died recently and I had to get a new one then reinstall my AutoCAD 2010 software. Trouble is the mouse wheel no longer zooms or, when held down, pans any more. I have spent...

    Started by Davidbrittain11‎, 23rd Mar 2012 12:10 pm
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  10. SpaceMouse vs Spacecontroller ?

    Hello Has anybody tried both 3DConnexion (Spacemouse Pro) products and 3DController products (3D Mouse Spacecontroller)? Which one is better? more responsbile, more accurate, easier to use the...

    Started by skan‎, 5th Oct 2014 06:27 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    6th Oct 2014 01:56 pm Go to last post
  11. Civil 3D Running Very Slow

    Hi All. i have recently buy Asus N550JK CM316H (16 gb Ram,4 GB Geforce dedicated Graphic,Core i7,2.50GHZ,1 TB Hard,Win 8.1 64bit). After purchasing i had to intalled some Softwares but some...

    Started by dil45‎, 17th Sep 2014 06:22 pm
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  12. AutoCAD Panning with mouse wheel

    This function stopped working for me. Using a Logitech M310 mouse. While in my drawing it was working great, it stopped working while I was within the same drawing, had not shut down or opened...

    Started by Gideon‎, 9th Aug 2014 08:43 pm
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    12th Aug 2014 01:00 am Go to last post
  13. Computer Specification Compatibility for AUTOCAD 2014 and construction software

    Hi All, I have chosen to custom build my laptop to meet my job requirements. I work as Trainee Construction engineer and surveyor (Using Office 2013, AUTOCAD 2D/3D tc). I am on a budget so please...

    Started by pjbzation123‎, 24th Jul 2014 02:59 pm
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    25th Jul 2014 03:39 am Go to last post
  14. Surveying Equipment - one man GPS direct to AutoCAD

    Hi ALL I see a few old threads on this topic, but expect things have moved on since then. I am looking to buy some surveying gear that takes our small office from two people holding a tape measure...

    Started by designerstuart‎, 17th Jul 2014 09:13 am
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  15. Laptop for CAD (Tight Budget)

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the forum and AutoCAD so please forgive me if I have mistakes. I'm also not a techie, but I am trying to learn slowly as much as I can. I'm looking for a very...

    Started by abanlc‎, 11th Jun 2014 07:20 pm
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  16. Posting from new CAD machine

    Not quite ready to move over to it yet but so far so good. Specs: Dell Optiplex 9020 $1,600 Intel Core i7-4770 @3.4 GHz 16 GB ram Nvidia GeForce GTX 645 256 GB SSD primary HDD 1 TB secondary...

    Started by f700es‎, 27th Jun 2014 01:39 pm
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  17. Smile Running Autocad 2000 on 64 bit Windows 7

    I have just upgraded my PC to a new model running 64bit Windows 7 Home Edition. On my old PC running Windows XP I was able to run CAD2000 in a compatibility mode and I understand that it may be...

    Started by Stanier‎, 4th Feb 2014 11:43 am
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  18. New to the forum... not new to AutoCad

    I am a self taught interior designer using AutoCad 2014 Architectural edition. Self taught in the past 6 months might I add. I already see the value in upgrading my current computer which is 5 years...

    Started by srzdesigns‎, 25th May 2014 07:34 pm
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  19. Leica Disto D8 AutoCAD 2013 plugin

    Has anyone had any success getting the latest Leica DISTO Transfer PC software (v3.80)to install its plugin with AutoCAD 2013? I've followed all the instructions in the Leica guide. I get it to...

    Started by atomdrift‎, 11th Apr 2012 02:59 pm
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    16th May 2014 03:51 am Go to last post
  20. My Laptop Specs for Autocad

    This is my laptop specs. Brand : Asus Processor : Intel® Core™ i3 2350M Processor Operating System : Windows 7 Ultimate Chipset ...

    Started by marcuel‎, 12th May 2014 02:56 am
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  21. Cool Best autocad 2d mouse? Pros/cons?

    Just wanted to start a discussion, I know ALL mice are different and ALL people are different in what they prefer and what works best for them. However, I just wanted to get a general idea of what...

    Started by tmelancon‎, 30th Apr 2014 05:22 pm
    2d drafting, buttons, hardware, mouse, options
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  22. new computer tower needed

    I currently am operating AutoCAD 2004 on a windows XP system that has memory still but a processor speed just cannot keep up today. I can't be on the internet and draw at the same time without...

    Started by nclohmeier‎, 5th Apr 2014 07:19 pm
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  23. Star New Build & Review - i7-4770K - 32GB DDR3-1866 - GTX 770 2GB

    Thought I'd share a build I did yesterday, tested and tuned with Revit and AutoCAD. This thing is fast. To start off, a full spec list of the most important parts: CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W...

    Started by tzframpton‎, 15th Feb 2014 10:34 pm
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  24. ideal mouse

    what are the features of an ideal mouse for autocad studies? Can you give me key features for an ideal mouse please. Is it advisable to study with laptop mouse tab which is infront of the keyboard?

    Started by hht‎, 27th Mar 2014 11:49 am
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    4th Apr 2014 06:24 pm Go to last post
  25. New Mouse recommendations for CAD use

    Okay, so my Microsoft Explorer 1362 mouse dongle died this morning (gets VERY hot when plugged into a USB port now). I'm gutted as it's been an excellent mouse for CAD over the past 4 years or so. ...

    Started by bobsy852‎, 25th Mar 2014 03:07 pm
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    25th Mar 2014 10:14 pm Go to last post

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