Thursday, 5 February 2015

Inventor: Unable to Save As or Import DWG/DXF

Unable to Save As or Import DWG/DXF


Choosing Save as DWG or Save as DXF results in the following:
  • Clicking [Option…] button doesn’t open the dialog box.
  • Error message is shown when clicking [Save].
  • No file is generated.
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Inventor is not fully registered.


  1. Press [Windows] key to open the Windows' start page. 
  2. Type cmd. Right-click Command Prompt and select "Run as administrator."

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  1. On "Administrator: Command Prompt" window, type cd "c:\program files\autodesk\Inventor 2015\bin" > press Enter.
  2. Then type inventor /install > press Enter.
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  1. Wait for 1 minute. (Inventor will run in the background and then exit silently.)