AnswerWorks Hotfix

This hotfix repairs a security vulnerability in Versions 4.0X and 5.0X of the AnswerWorks Desktop, used in previous releases of Autodesk® products.

Description of Problem

An upcoming Microsoft® update to eliminate the security vulnerability caused by Versions 4.0X and 5.0X of the AnswerWorks Desktop will prevent the Help system from functioning correctly in previous releases of Autodesk products.

Affected Products

Installation Instructions

To install the AnswerWorks Hotfix

  1. Close all applications and log in as Administrator.
  2. Download the file awMinimalPatch.msi to a local folder.
  3. Double-click on the msi file and follow the instructions on your screen.

NOTE: This hotfix must be installed to maintain search functionality and the security of your system. For these reasons, once installed, this hotfix cannot be removed.