Autodesk Materials Library 2011 Update 1 Readme

Thank you for downloading Autodesk® Materials Library 2011 Update 1.

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, you should save this document to your hard drive or print a copy.


This update applies to the Autodesk Materials Library for the following products:

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This update resolves an issue with some of the default materials in the library not being usable in certain non-English products.

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Before You Begin

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

About Affected Product

After you install, only the Autodesk Materials Library will be updated.

Administrative Privileges

During installation, you may be prompted for the original installation media or a network image. In order to apply this update, you must have administrative privileges to install and uninstall products.

Network Deployment

You CANNOT deploy this update over a network using the Deployment wizard.


This update CANNOT be uninstalled.

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About Windows Command Line Switches

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

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Apply This Update to a Stand-Alone Installation

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

  1. Download the update and save it to any folder.
  2. If required, insert the product media (for example, the AutoCAD installation disc).
  3. Find the folder where you saved the update and double-click the executable (EXE) file.

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Apply This Update Through a Local Network

You can use Communication Center to apply this update through your local network. Detailed instructions on how to set up patching through your local network are listed in the Communication Center tab of the CAD Manager Control Utility Help.

Note: You can install the CAD Manager Control Utility from the product installation media. Select Install Tools and Utilities and then select the Autodesk CAD Manager Tools.

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The following files get updated in the <local_drive:>Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Materials2011 folder on 32bit operating system and in the <local_drive:>Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Materials2011 folder on 64bit operating system:


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