Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
?
Solved

AutoCAD Locks up at 4 minute intervals

Posted on 2011-09-21
7
Medium Priority
?
647 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Every 4 minutes -- exactly, My AutoCAD Map 3D 2011 64 bit installation is locking up for 30 seconds or more. Any Ideas? Windows7 Pro x64.
0
Comment
Question by:ReedServices
  • 5
  • 2
7 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:ReedServices
ID: 36576603
If you need any additional info, please let me know.
0
 
LVL 12

Assisted Solution

by:silverkorn
silverkorn earned 1500 total points
ID: 36576621
have you applied all the service pack(s) and update(s)?:
http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/index?siteID=123112&id=2334435&linkID=9240858#section2

You could also try turning off the Communication Center by installing AcadInfoCenterOff.msi found here:
http://www.manusoft.com/software/freebies/misc.html
0
 

Author Comment

by:ReedServices
ID: 36576726
I have turned the info center off, will try patches now.
0
Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

 

Author Comment

by:ReedServices
ID: 36576753
All of the patches were applied during installation, and the computer is up to date.

One of the things that I have thought of might be the Carlson Civil and Survey packs that are on the machine. Does anybody know of any bugs with this?

Also to be noted is the fact that the computer is a fresh install of windows 7, on a machine that had Windows XP x64 previously. This machine is fully equipped to run cad.

0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
silverkorn earned 1500 total points
ID: 36576773
Install the Process Monitor found here:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645

and monitor what the acad.exe process is doing during your system lookup. This should give some more insight into what exactly is going on during your temp system locks.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ReedServices
ID: 36577165
Thanks everybody for the speedy response! I was able to look into the Carlson Installation and found that it had been corrupted. After a re-install, everything seems to be all good!
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ReedServices
ID: 36577173
I was able to diagnose a secondary cause to the issue with the help of the links provided above.

Thanks again everyone!
0

Featured Post

The 14th Annual Expert Award Winners

The results are in! Meet the top members of our 2017 Expert Awards. Congratulations to all who qualified!

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input.
A simple method to resolve a "keyboard not working" problem by modifying the Windows registry. This issue can often be encountered after using the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Agent to perform a Physical-to-Virtual (P2V) conversion process.
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to the overview of Microsoft Security Essentials. This is a free anti-virus software that guards your PC against viruses, spyware, worms, and other malicious software. This will be demonstrated using Windows…
This Micro Tutorial will give you basic overview of the control panel section on Windows 7. It will depth in Network and Internet, Hardware and Sound, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.

580 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question