Install AutoCAD on Windows

Overview

This document will give you the instructions on how to install AutoCAD on your Windows computer.

Contents

Install AutoCAD for Windows

Create an Autodesk account

  1. Go to the Autodesk website.
  2. Click Get Software.
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  3. Click Create Account.
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  4. In the registration window:
    1. Select United States as your Country of educational institution.
    2. Select your Educational role.
    3. Click “Next”.
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  5. In the next window:
    1. Enter your First and Last names.
    2. Enter your GSU Email adress.
    3. Create a password.
    4. Check the agreement box.
    5. Click “Sign Up”.
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Install AutoCAD as a student, faculty, or staff

In order to install AutoCAD as a student, faculty, or staff, you need to create Autodesk account.
  1. Go to the Autodesk website.
  2. Click AutoCAD. You can also install any other software available on this website.
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  3. Click Sign In.
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  4. In the new window:
    1. Enter your GSU email or Panther ID.
    2. Enter your password.
    3. Click Sign In.
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  5. Click Download Now.
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  6. In the new window:
    1. Select the version of AutoCAD that is appropriate for your needs.
    2. Select the operating system that is appropriate for this computer.
    3. Select preffered language.
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  7. NOTE: You will receive an email from Autodesk that will contain the Product Key and Serial Number that you will need during the installation.
  8. Click Browser Download.
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  9. You may need your administrator’s name and password to complete the installation. If you do not have administrative access to your computer, please contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357) or help@gsu.edu.

  10. Find and open the downloaded file in your downloads folder.
  11. Follow the prompts to install the software.


Install AutoCAD as a head of institutional department

AutoCAD is available through SCCM. If you do not have SCCM, you should contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357) or help@gsu.edu.

Help

If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357) or help@gsu.edu.