Autodesk Content Explorer Service Hot Fix Readme

Thank you for downloading Autodesk® Content Explorer Service Hot Fix 

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


·        Affected Products

·        Issues Resolved by This Update

·        Installation Instructions

·        Files Patched by This Update

Affected Products

This update applies to the Content Explorer Service (Public and Personal) for the following products:

·        AutoCAD® 2012

·        AutoCAD LT® 2012

·        AutoCAD® Architecture 2012

·        AutoCAD® Civil 3D 2012

·        AutoCAD® ecscad 2012 

·        AutoCAD® Electrical 2012

·        AutoCAD® Map 3D 2012

·        AutoCAD® Mechanical 2012

·        AutoCAD® MEP 2012

·        AutoCAD® Structural Detailing 2012

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Issues Resolved by This Update

·        Users performing searches in Content Explorer may encounter incorrect paging results.

·        Indexing problematic DWG files would require the Content Service to be restarted

·        Searching on a network drive that is configured to use a substitute path may not return any results.

To resolve these issues, download and install this file.

Installation Instructions

NOTE: You must have administrative privileges on your Microsoft Windows operating system to complete the installation process.

1.    On the computer where the product is installed, close all software applications.

2.    Download contentserviceHF1.exe file to a location on your local computer.
The executable is for 32-bit and 64-bit.

3.    To install, double click on the exe file

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Files Patched by This Update

The following files will be updated in this directory (32-bit Machine) : <local_drive :> Program Files\Autodesk\Content Service
The following files will be updated in this directory (64-bit Machine) :
<local_drive :> Program Files(x86)\Autodesk\Content Service












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