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How to Install Autodesk?


Note For Students: You can download Student Edition at http://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/featured 


Installation of Autodesk Software:

After downloading or obtaining necessary software media (AutoCad or 3DMax for example) from licensed software service, follow the similar steps 4, 5 and 6 for the Autodesk Inventor Professional 2009 installation below; but enter


as license server. When following steps 4, 5 and 6 below only enter the license server information different.

Important: Please do not omit the "Configure" menu during the installation to enter license server information correctly.

Software setups and the serial number is located at https://software.cc.metu.edu.tr/

Autodesk Inventor 2009

Autodesk Inventor is a 3D parametric solid modeling software; AutoCAD is a customizable environment, database and toolset for 2D and 3D design and drafting. Architects, engineers, drafters and other professionals involved with design, use AutoCAD, to create, view, manage, plot or output, share and reuse accurate and information-rich drawings.

Autodesk Inventor 2009 Professional package contains AutoCAD Mechanical 2009.

Autodesk 2011 and Autodesk Inventor Professional 2009 Setup:

Due to the license agreements that are made, this site is accessible to METU personnel only.

1- DVD automatically starts the setup interface and/or you can run setup.exe in the DVD1 to start the setup

2- Click "install products" and select software components you need.

3- Use appropriate serial.txt file in the Autodesk_Inventor_2009 or AutoDesk2011 directory in ftp.cc. to enter the serial number and proceed.

4- At the right side of each main component you have selected to install (like Autodesk Inventor 2009); you will see "Configure" button, open configuration window by clicking it.

Important: Please do not ommit the "Configure" menu during the installation to enter license server information correctly.


5- In this window, select "Network License", "Single License Server" and enter autodesk.cc.metu.edu.tr as the name of the server (ccntserver.cc.metu.edu.tr for Autodesk 2009). Click next to do further customization. After finishing these click "Configuration Complete. At this step, the error messages about accessing license server can be ignored if the setup allows to continue.

6- Repeat step 5 for other main components.

7- Click "Install" button at the bottom of setup windows to complete the setup. During the installation Setup may ask you to change DVD's, depending on the software components selected and customizations made previously.

Please contact hotlinemetu.edu.tr for your questions