AutoCAD Mechanical 2013 Brazilian Portuguese Language Pack Hotfix Readme

Thank you for downloading AutoCAD® Mechanical 2013 Brazilian Portuguese Language Pack Hotfix

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·         Affected Products

·         Issue Resolved by This Update

·         Installation Instructions

This hotfix applies to the following products.

·         AutoCAD® Mechanical 2013 Language Pack - Brazilian Portuguese.  

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When you install the Brazilian Portuguese Language Pack on another language of AutoCAD Mechanical 2013, some dialog boxes are not translated to Brazilian Portuguese.

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NOTE: You must have administrative privileges on your Microsoft Windows operating system to complete the installation process. This installation process requires you to modify an installed product which may cause Windows security warnings to appear. For all Windows security warnings that appear during installation, click Continue.

  1. Close all software applications.
  2. Navigate to the folder where your Autodesk product is installed, for example, C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2013\Acadm\sys.
  3. Right-click ge_kern.dll and rename it ge_kern.bak.
  4. Double-click on or and extract ge_kern.dll to the folder specified in Step 2.
  5. Right-click the new ge_kern.dll and select Properties. Confirm that the file is version

NOTE: To remove this hotfix, delete the new ge_kern.dll file that you downloaded and restore the file you renamed in Step 3 to its original name.

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