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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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    6th Dec 2013 12:28 pm Go to last post
  1. screen resolution mystery

    Hello, This is a mystery. I run windows 8.1. I use laptop and extend to a monitor. Every now and then my properties pallete and other such windows like layer manager is zoomed up (all text is...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 13th Sep 2017 06:12 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    15th Sep 2017 12:40 pm Go to last post
  2. 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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    10th Jul 2017 02:54 pm Go to last post
  3. Super computer and still slow AutoCAD

    Hello, my computer: Intel Core i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 RAM: 12 GB 64-Bit Windows 7 All of this and my AutoCAD is slugging around, now, I am fast, very fast. But am...

    Started by harrison-matt‎, 29th Mar 2011 08:10 pm
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    3rd Jul 2017 10:35 am Go to last post
  4. Got a new plotter - HP DesignJet T730

    Recently replaced our old HP 800PS with a new T730. The old one was a 42" model but we never used that size roll so we went with a 36" model. Our old one was also a plotter/scanner combo but our Oce...

    Started by f700es‎, 28th Jun 2017 04:25 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    29th Jun 2017 12:54 pm Go to last post
  5. Laptop/Workstation Advise

    Afternoon all. I am currently looking to upgrade my Alienware M17XR3 'laptop/brick' and having not needed to for 6 years I currently do not know what is the best purchase for myself, hence the post....

    Started by CheggarsRE‎, 28th Jun 2017 02:27 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    28th Jun 2017 04:21 pm Go to last post
  6. Question Tool to check software compatibility for computer

    I was not sure in which section this question should go do decided to post here. i have autodesk building design suit-2015 license and I need a computer with good specs which can run all the...

    Started by Dipali‎, 26th Apr 2017 06:58 am
    • Replies: 8
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    29th Apr 2017 03:01 am Go to last post
  7. Comfortable Mice for AutoCAD 2D

    Dear All, Anybody can suggest me which Mice is comfortable for AutoCAD 2D... Thanks in Advance..

    Started by CAD USER‎, 13th Feb 2017 11:29 am
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    2nd Apr 2017 07:23 am Go to last post
  8. Programmable mouse

    Can anyone recommend a mouse for CAD. A feature I'm specifically interested in being able to program an extra button to act as the ESC key (for obvious reasons). Thanks.

    Started by jim007‎, 15th Mar 2017 09:03 pm
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  9. System upgrade not by choice

    Recently I had to systematically replace all the components in my computer. It started out with my system crashing while I was playing a game. So I thought the issue was my power supply so I...

    Started by Ski_Me‎, 17th Mar 2017 09:54 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    18th Mar 2017 11:41 am Go to last post
  10. 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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    13th Mar 2017 01:33 pm Go to last post
  11. autocad workstation peripherals

    while browsing the interwebs the other day i came across a few pages talking about using gaming keyboards and mice in conjunction with autocad. so i did a little bit of reading/research (things are...

    Started by stephen80‎, 8th Feb 2017 07:19 pm
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    9th Feb 2017 02:12 pm Go to last post
  12. Anyone Running Autocad LT 2015 on Windows 10?

    Anyone Running Autocad LT 2015 on Windows 10 pro? I know previous versions prior to 2016 are not supported, but I found something that stated that 2015 will run if: The English language...

    Started by jdub714‎, 30th Jan 2017 08:05 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    31st Jan 2017 02:49 am Go to last post
  13. Hardware Acceleration On or Off

    I must commend you Mr. Watson, on both the quality and quantity of helpful information that is found here. I have never NOT gotten the help that was needed. Thank you very much Sir!!! My issue today...

    Started by Draft1tx‎, 22nd Jan 2017 06:20 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    23rd Jan 2017 02:04 pm Go to last post
  14. 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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  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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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  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
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    27th Jun 2016 04:08 pm Go to last post
  25. 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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    27th Jun 2016 03:30 pm Go to last post

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