Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013

March 7, 2012

Release Notes - Read Me file
Autodesk, Inc.



In a continuing effort to provide high quality products, Autodesk has released Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013. This file highlights open issues with Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013 and provides information that is useful while using this software.


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    Before you begin...

      1. Install all Windows Updates that are pending on your machine, and then restart:
          • For Windows XP, use the Windows Update utility located in the Control Panel.
          • For Windows 7, use the Windows Update utility located in the Control Panel, and on the sidebar.

      2. Close all Autodesk applications before you install, maintain, or uninstall Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013.

      To install Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013:

        Uninstall Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013 Beta if you installed it previously.

        1. Insert the DVD.
        2. Double-click Setup.exe to start the installation.
        3. In the Begin Installation dialog box, click Configure to set preferences.
        4. After configuration, start to install.
        5. When the installation is done, click Finish.
        6. If required, reboot the system after the installation is finished.

      To Activate Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013:

        1. Start Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013 and select the Activate button.
        2. Log in using your Autodesk User ID account. If you do not have an account, you can create one.

          Note: your login is not the same one used to access the Autodesk Feedback Community site.


      When creating a deployment image of Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013:

        1. Include only English characters in the deployment image path.
        2. Enter your Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013 serial number when creating a deployment.

      To verify the installation is successful, start Autodesk Simulation Mechanical 2013. On the Get Started tab, select About. If the About box displays Build 2013.00.00.nnnn, the installation is successful.

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