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After the latest Windows update, Inventor doesn't display drawing texts!

A - answer Be careful when installing the Windows Update KB918118 from 13.2.2007!

Warning, the automatic Microsoft Windows Update KB918118 (MS07-013 - addresses a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, and Office) collides with displaying texts in Inventor IDW files.

You can solve this problem by installing a fix issued by Autodesk - see

You can also postpone installing the KB918118 hotfix. If you have already installed this hotfix, run Add/Remove programs from Windows Control Panels, check the "Show updates" checkbox on top and uninstall this hotfix. Then restart your computer.
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14.2.2007    15542×   FAQ  
applies to: Inventor 11 · Inventor 10 · Inventor 9 ·

See also:
Tip 11508:AutoCAD problem in Windows 10 Anniversary update (F8 key)
Tip 11479:"Assertion failed" error when launching AutoCAD.
Tip 10482:Compatibility of Autodesk products with Windows 10.
Tip 9991:Error: Key not valid for use in specified state
Tip 9739:Size of a saved DWG file grows unexpectedly.

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