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Fatal error - transaction manager failed to start.

A - answer Inventor fails shortly after start with the error message "Fatal error - transaction manager failed to start". Check your access rights in the folder specified in the key C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Inventor 2013\Bin\Inventor.exe:ScratchDir (in the Registry: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Autodesk\Inventor\RegistryVersion17.0\System\Preferences\Transactions\).

By default this key is set to C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\ but if this user has no write access to this folder or when the setting points to a folder with no write rights, Inventor fails with the specified message.

100% *  CAD 
8.11.2007    7309×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
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Tip 12532:Error when inserting standard part - Modeling: Failed to insert a part into assembly!
Tip 12330:Inventor reports the error "Failed to create folder" or "Error creating the lock file lockfile.lck"
Tip 11863:You cannot install this product on the current operating system.
Tip 11854:iLogic error in Inventor 2019: invocation of constructor threw an exception

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