If you are planning to install AutoCAD 2014, but you don’t want to install Autodesk 360 you should read this. AutoCAD 2014 will install Autodesk 360, even if you already unchecked it during installation.
Uninstalling Autodesk 360 reported to cause some issues with properties palette in AutoCAD 2013 and 2013.
To prevent Autodesk 360 installation
You need to copy your whole installation media to your hard drive. Or you can work with deployment.
Find setup.ini file, open it with notepad. Find this line below:
Delete ADSYNC, so you get
You can also remove ACADSKETCHUPIMPORT if you don’t want to install SketchUp import plugin. Save the file and close it.
Now you can use this media in your hard drive for installation.
- Mike Burke who originally share the tip.
- Jason Piercey for posting this in Autodesk forum. You may want to read the original post for more details and join the discussion.
I try to install AutoCAD 2014 without Autodesk 360. Following this instruction. But it doesn't work. AutoCAD still install Autodesk 360. I would like to know if you have another solution for this problem.
Thank you in advance.
This is important information. I was one who ended up with problems because I removed 360. Fortunately, there was already a thread on it and a re install of just AutoCAD [LT] fixed the properties palette problem.