Render Hotfix

This hotfix reduces the memory requirements for rendering drawings that contain textured objects.


Description of Problem

While rendering drawings with textured objects, AutoCAD® 2009-based products may run out of system memory and crash. This hotfix allows you to render some of these drawings.


Affected Products

(1) Apply this hotfix only if the installation includes AutoCAD 2009.
(2) Apply this hotfix only if the installation includes AutoCAD MEP 2009.
(3) Apply this hotfix only if the installation includes AutoCAD Mechanical 2009 or AutoCAD Mechanical Desktop® 2009.


Installation Instructions

To install the Render Hotfix

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

  1. Close all software applications.
  2. Find the product installation folder (for example, C:\Program Files\AutoCAD 2009).
  3. In this folder, right-click the Nexus.dll file and select Properties.
  4. Click the Version tab and confirm the file version.
  5. Rename the affected original files.
  6. Based on the version of your product, double-click Render _Hotfix_32bit.zip or Render_Hotfix_64bit.zip.
  7. Extract affected files to respective folders.
  8. Verify the version of the replaced file.

NOTE: To remove this hotfix, delete the new Nexus.dll or mentalray9.hdi file that you downloaded to the product installation folder and restore the file you renamed in Step 5 to the original name.