Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D® 2014 Hotfix 1 Readme

Thank you for downloading Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D® 2014 Hotfix 1

This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this Hotfix 1. It is strongly recommended that you read the entire document before you apply the Hotfix to your product. For reference, you should save this document to your hard drive or print a copy.

WARNING: Before uninstalling the hotfix please read the Uninstall This Hotfix section.


You can apply this Hotfix to Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D 2014 running on all supported operating systems and languages. Be sure to install the correct Hotfix for your 32-bit product or 64-bit product.

This Hotfix can also be applied to AutoCAD Map 3D 2014 installed from the following Autodesk Design Suites.

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When you apply this Hotfix while running AutoCAD Map 3D, it is recommended that you do not click the "Automatically close applications and attempt to restart them after setup is complete" option. Instead, close AutoCAD Map 3D manually, and press "Ignore" at the prompt. It is also recommended that you reboot your system after installing the Hotfix.

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As a result of detailed information from customers who used the Customer Error Reporting Utility, a number of problems were identified and fixed. Updates have been made in the following commands and features:

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The following issues have been resolved in Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D 2014 Hotfix 1:

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As you prepare to install this hotfix, keep the following in mind:

Back Up Custom Files

It is recommended that you back up all custom CUIX, MNR, and MNL files before you apply this Hotfix.

About Your Product

After you install the Hotfix, updated product information displays in the About dialog box.


After you install, it is recommended to reboot your system even if not prompted.

Launch Map3D for the First Time

Once the Hotfix is installed, do not launch AutoCAD Map 3D by double clicking a DWG file for the first time. Make sure you use the desktop shortcut to launch AutoCAD Map 3D the first time after installing the Hotfix.

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The following Microsoft Windows command line switches are built into this Hotfix:

/e – Extracts the MSP file from the Hotfix executable.

/q – Suppresses the completion message after the Hotfix is applied. This is useful if you use a script or batch file to apply this Hotfix to multiple computers.

Instructions about how to use the /e command line switch are included in the installation procedures that follow.

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Apply This Hotfix to a Stand-Alone Installation

Follow these instructions to install this hotfix on a single computer.

  1. Download the hotfix and save it to any folder.
  2. Close all running Autodesk applications.
  3. If required, insert the product media (for example, the AutoCAD Map 3D installation DVD or the Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suites USB).
  4. Find the folder where you saved the hotfix and double-click the executable (EXE) file.

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Apply This Hotfix Through a Local Network

Follow these instructions to install this Hotfix on multiple computers using your Local Network.

  1. Download the Hotfix and save it to any shared folder on your Local Network.
  2. Find the shared folder where you saved the Hotfix, and double-click the executable (EXE) file.

Note: Installation through your local network using the CAD Manager Control Utility is not supported for this Hotfix.

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Uninstall This Hotfix

To uninstall the Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D 2014 Hotfix 1, use the Add/Remove utility for Windows XP, or the Uninstall a program for Windows 7 or Windows 8. Expand your window to see the updates and then select the hotfix to remove it.

Note: Uninstalling the hotfix in a side-by-side environment where AutoCAD Map 3D 2014 and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 are installed on the same machine may cause licensing errors for the applications on start-up. The problem is caused by out-of-sync files - adlmint.dll and adlm_libFNP.dll - in the installation root folder.

Should this occur, follow this instruction to rectify the problem:

  1. Refresh adlmint.dll and adlm_libFNP.dll into the installation root folder (e.g. C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D 2014). The files are found in the zip file,, also posted to this AutoCAD Map 3D 2014 Hotfix 1 page.

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Thank You

We thank all our customers who identified these issues and reported them to us. These reports give us the opportunity to improve the product and provide you with the best solution. We also thank you for your continued business and for feedback regarding the content of this update release.

Autodesk Product Team

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