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Is AutoCAD compatible with Windows Vista?

A - answer The following CAD applications are compatible with the operating system Microsoft Windows Vista: AutoCAD 2009/2010/2011/2012 (Vista logo certified; and the 2009-2012 families), AutoCAD 2008, AutoCAD LT 2008, AutoCAD Architecture 2008, AutoCAD Mechanical 2008, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008, Revit 2008, Inventor 2008 SP1 and other Autodesk software from the 2008-family (up to 2012). Autodesk ended Vista support in 2012 and the versions 2013 and up are not compatible with Vista.

AutoCADu 2008 (and 2009-2012) compatibility applies for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business and Enterprise.

For AutoCAD 2007 and AutoCAD LT 2007 Autodesk has released Service Pack 2 which makes them compatible with the 32-bit version of Windows Vista.

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6.10.2007    42347×   FAQ  

See also:
Tip 7365:Cannot install AutoCAD 2011 or 2010 on Windows 7?
Tip 7044:Cannot install AutoCAD on a 64-bit version of Windows?
Tip 6446:3ds max 9 error: The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005)
Tip 5820:Compatibility of Autodesk 3ds max and Windows Vista.
Tip 5725:Can I use AutoCAD also in Windows Home Edition?

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