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FATAL ERROR when starting AutoCAD 2016 - Access Violation Reading 0x0018.

A - answer Right after installation, when you attempt to launch your CAD software for the first time, AutoCAD 2016, LT 2016 or Map 3D 2016 reports a fatal error:

FATAL ERROR: Unhandled Access Violation Reading 0x0018 Exception at 7066a8e3h.

The specific address may vary - e.g. 723ea3e3h, 730f3733h, etc.

This problem is most probably caused by incompatibility of your graphics card driver. Make sure you are using a certified graphics card and AutoCAD certified driver version from the continuously updated list on autodesk.com/hardware.

If needed, download an updated gr.driver version from the vendor's web site, or run AutoCAD (acad.exe) with the parameter /nohardware (it will run slowly).

ACAD2016LT2016ADT2016Civil2016Plant2016Map2016
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17.7.2015    11912x  
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See also:
Tip 10986:FATAL ERROR: Unhandled Access when displaying a layout with rendered view
Tip 9493:Inventor or AutoCAD or ReCap "stopped working" on a computer with two graphics cards.
Tip 6048:Adding your home city to the list for geographic location settings.


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