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How to turn off the Exchange Apps in AutoCAD 2013?

A - answer You can disable (switch off) the icon for access to the Autodesk Exchange Apps "app store" from AutoCAD 2013 by setting its key in the Registry.

Use RegEdit to set a key in (the product code may differ in your version):


set the key:


to the value of 0. Then restart your AutoCAD.

The gray-blue "X" Exchange Apps icon will be turned off but you can still start the Apps window using the EXCHANGE command (unless you undefine it).

Another option is to block access to the Exchange URL via your firewall.

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applies to: AutoCAD 2013 ·

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Tip 12347:Invalid or incomplete DXF input -- drawing discarded.
Tip 12297:Which CAD formats are supported in the Autodesk Manufacturing Data Exchange Utility?
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Tip 10799:Exporting tables from AutoCAD Civil 3D to Excel.
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