Image Hotfix

This hotfix repairs the following image-related problems in AutoCAD® 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or corresponding service packs for other affected products:


Description of Problem

The installation of AutoCAD® 2008 SP1 or corresponding service packs for other affected products causes the following problems:


Affected Products

(1) Apply this hotfix only if the installation includes AutoCAD 2008.
(2) Apply this hotfix only if the installation includes AutoCAD MEP 2008.
(3) Apply this hotfix only if the installation includes AutoCAD Mechanical 2008.


Installation Instructions

To install the Image Hotfix

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

This hotfix should only be applied after installing AutoCAD 2008 SP1 or corresponding service packs for other affected products.

  1. Close all software applications.
  2. Find the product installation folder; for example C:\Program Files\AutoCAD 2008.
  3. In this folder, right-click the AdImaging.dll file and select Properties.
  4. Click the Version tab and confirm the file version.
  5. Rename the affected original file.
  6. Based on the version of your product, double-click Image_Hotfix_32bit.zip or Image_Hotfix_64bit.zip.
  7. Extract AdImaging.dll to the product installation folder (for example, C:\Program Files\AutoCAD 2008).
  8. Verify the version of the replaced file.

NOTE: To remove this hotfix, delete the new AdImaging.dll file that you downloaded to the product installation folder and restore the file you renamed in Step 5 to the original name.