The first task you need to complete is to make sure that your computer meets the system requirements. If your system does not meet these requirements, problems can occur, both within AutoCAD® Structural Detailing software and at the operating system level.
Description Operating System Requirements for 32bit version Service Pack 2 (SP2) or later of the following: • Microsoft Windows XP Professional • Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Service Pack 1 (SP1) or later of the following: • Microsoft Windows Vista® Enterprise • Microsoft Windows Vista Business • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium The following operating systems: • • • • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium For more information on Windows Vista versions please see http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/versions Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer® 7.0 (or later) Microsoft Internet Explorer® 7.0 (or later) • • • • • Requirements for 64bit version Service Pack 1 (SP1) or later of the following: • • •• Microsoft Windows Vista® Enterprise Microsoft Windows Vista Business Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
The following operating systems: Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Microsoft Windows 7 Business Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Requirements for 32bit version Windows XP Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ Dual Core, 1.6 GHz or Higher with SSE2 technology
Requirements for 64bit version AMD Athlon™ 64 with SSE2 technology AMD Opteron™ with SSE2 technology Intel® Xeon® with Intel EM64T support with SSE2 technology Intel Pentium 4 with Intel EM64T support with SSE2 technology
Windows Vista or Windows 7 Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon Dual Core, 3.0 GHz or Higher with SSE2 technology
Memory Video Display Hard Disk Pointing Device Media Connectivity
3 GB RAM 1280x1024 with True Color 3 GB free disk space MS‐Mouse compliant Download Internet connection for license registration
4 GB RAM 1280x1024 with True Color 4 GB free disk space MS‐Mouse compliant Download Internet connection for license registration
Locating Your Serial Number and Product Key
When you install AutoCAD Structural Detailing software, you are prompted for your serial number and product key on the Product and User Information page. The serial number and product key are located on the outside of the product packaging, or in the email you received if you downloaded your product. Make sure to have this informationavailable before you install the program so that you do not have to stop in the middle of the installation. The serial number must contain a three-digit prefix followed by an eight-digit number. The product key consists of five-digits.
Register and Activate AutoCAD Structural Detailing
The first time you start AutoCAD Structural Detailing, the Product Activation wizard is displayed. You caneither activate AutoCAD Structural Detailing at that time or run it in trial mode and activate it later. Until you register and enter a valid activation code for AutoCAD Structural Detailing, you are operating the program in trial mode and the Product Activation wizard is displayed for 30 days from the first time that you run the program. If after 30 days of running AutoCAD Structural Detailing intrial mode you have not registered and provided a valid activation code, your only option is to register and activate AutoCAD Structural Detailing. You will not be able to run in trial mode after the 30 days expires. Once you register and activate AutoCAD Structural Detailing, the Product Activation wizard is no longer displayed. The fastest and most reliable way to register and...