AutoCAD 2010 LT (including non-default component Design Review 2010)

    General discussion

  • Application Name: AutoCAD 2010 LT
    Sequencer Version: 4.6 Sp1
    App-V Client Version Tested On: 4.6 Sp1
    Operating System Sequenced On: Windows 7 Enterprise x86
    Prerequisites: Copy the media locally, Install 2005 and 2008 x86 C++ redistributables from source media before sequencing (avoiding an error installing design review)
    Client Operating Systems Successfully Deployed To: Windows 7 Enterprise x86
    Posted by Microsoft Employee: Jim Riekse


    1) Log on with administrative credentials (ensure the prerequisites are installed (listed above) before starting the sequencer)

    2) Open the App-V 4.6 SP1 Sequencer

    3) On the Tools menu, click Options, click the Exclusion Items tab.

    4) Delete the exclusions for %CSIDL_LOCAL_APPDATA% and %CSIDL_PROFILE%\Local Settings

    5)  Click OK

    Begin Packaging Method

    6) Select Create a New Virtual Application Package (Click No to save template)

    7) Select Create Package (Default) then click Next

    8) Ensure System is ready to create a virtual package, no issues were detected, then click Next

    Type of Application

    9) Select Standard Application (default) then click Next

    Select Installer

    10) Browse to application installation file and click Open

    11) Click Next

    Package Name

    12) Type the Virtual Application Package Name

    13) Click Next

    Application Installation

    1. Select Autodesk Design Review 2010 if also installing this component and click Next
    2. Agree to the EULA and click Next
    3. Enter the Serial number, Product key, the required First name, Last name, Organization, and click Next
    4. Select the button to Configure the application
    5. (Optional) Select Custom (to ensure all components are installed)
    6. Change the AutoCAD desination directory to the designated subdirectory off the root of Q:
    7. Click Next (to download the service pack)
    8. Click Download to download the latest service pack (requires internet access)
    9. Click the Configuration Complete button on the bottom of the page (allowing the design review component to install to its default location) (avoiding an issue later opening the completed Design Review application if it shares the same Q: directory as AutoCAD)
    10. Click Install
    11. Uncheck the two Readme checkboxes and click Finish


    14) Select I am finished installing

    15) Click Next

    Configure Software

    16) Click Next (unless setting up first feature block which was not tested)

    Installation Report

    17) Check the error report by double-clicking any entries.

    18) Click Next


    19) Select Stop Now

    20) Click Next

    Create Package

    21) Select Continue to modify package... 

    22) Click Close 

    OSD Modification

    23)  Click the Deployment tab and select Compress Package (optional), then select the Virtual Services tab, double-click the FLEXnet... service, change the Startup type to Automatic, and Save the Package (avoiding an error in the Event Log)

    Jim Riekse

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011 7:58 PM