Windows 10: Running Autocad r14 on win 10

  1.    30 Jul 2016 #1

    Running Autocad r14 on win 10


    This is my first post on this forum.

    I was quite happy with win 7, then along came Microsoft and installed win 10 on my computer, without my permission.

    At first I was quite annoyed, but now like win 10.

    I digress, my question is how can I get Autocad r14 to install and run under win10? I have the r14 disk

    Ken
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       30 Jul 2016 #2
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  3.    31 Jul 2016 #3

    Run Autocad r14 on win 10


    I looked through your post and there's no mention of Autocad r14

    Ken
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       31 Jul 2016 #4

    What is R14 equivalent to, 2014? If so:
    The 20132014 versions of AutoCAD products will not be supported on Windows 10. For all links and further information on this topic please read over the AKN Article.
    What I found for R14 is this:
    AutoCAD Release 14, 14.0, 14, 1997
    If so then it will never support Windows 10. Someone may come up with a hack to make it work but I did not see any in the searches I did.
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  5.    31 Jul 2016 #5

    Running Autocad r14 on win 10


    Ztruker, r14 is a very early version of Autocad as distinct from Autocad 2014.

    r14 is a 32 bit application, 2014 is a 64 bit application.

    Ken
    Last edited by neksmerj; 01 Aug 2016 at 04:51.
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       01 Aug 2016 #6

    I think you are out of luck then. The alternative I see is to setup a Windows 7 Virtual Machine using Oracle VirtualBox (the one I use) then install Autocad R14 under it. Performance will be somewhat affected but not all that much and would allow you to continue using R14.
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