Installing Autocad on Windows

Licensing AutoCAD

  1. Download and Run the Autocad installer package from LeopardWeb.
  2. Click next to begin the installation.
  3. Click next to uninstall any installed versions of Autocad
  4. Click next again to start the installation of Autocad
  5. Click run to launch the installer
  6. The installer will begin to install Autocad. If any more compatibility windows open, select “Run without getting help” for each of them
  7. This window will appear shortly after the install, however the installation is not complete.

10. Many different windows will appear to install different parts of Autocad and its dependencies

11. Once the “Installation Progress” windows disappear, Autocad is installed and you are ready to borrow a license for off-campus use.

Licensing Autocad/Civil3D/Revit for Off-Campus Use

  1. Launch Autocad
  2. Click the arrow next to the question mark, and select “About Autocad”
  3. Select “Product Information” from the window that appears
  4. Click “Borrow License”
  5. Select the date to which you would like to borrow the Autocad license for, and then click “Borrow License.” Licenses can be borrowed for a maximum of 180 days. After that, you will have to return to campus to borrow the license again.
  6. A message will appear confirming that you have borrowed the license.
  7. Licenses for Autocad are borrowed for the entire Autodesk Suite, including Autocad, Civil 3D, NavisWorks, and Revit.