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    I know this is scraping the barrel but I still use Autocad LT 2000.

    I installed it on a brand new computer running Windows Vista. All went well but when I came to print my first drawing an error message came up "Memory Allocation Error" followed by a second message saying the plotter could not be found despite the name of it appearing in the list of available devices.

    Has anyone else had this problem and is there a work around?

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    Did you try reinstalling the printer?

    How much memory (RAM) on this new computer?
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    I think you may have run into "software made in 1999 isn't designed for an O/S released in 2007"

    Seems like I have seen this error from others who have tried running older CAD on Vista....
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    Well at long last I got it to work, admittedly it was not the top priority in the list of things to do.

    I used Windows Explorer to find the aclt.exe file (the main application file) then right clicked on the icon and selected Properties - Compatibility, put a tick in the Compatibilty mode and selected Windows XP SP2 from the drop down list, then a tick in the Privilige level box and OK. Now it prints hooray!

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