SHP Import Export Hotfix

Thank you for downloading the SHP Import Export Hotfix.

This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this hotfix. We recommend that you read this entire document before you apply the hotfix to your product. For reference, you should save this readme to your hard drive or print a copy.


Issue Resolved by This Hotfix

This hotfix corrects the following issues:


Products Repaired by This Hotfix



Installation Instructions

To install the SHP Import Export Hotfix

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

  1. Download and extract the Hotfix files to a folder on your local drive.
  2. Navigate to the program files folder (for example, C:\Program Files\AutoCAD Map 3D 2009) and locate the AcMapImpExp.arx file.
  3. Navigate to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\GIS\ImportExport\7.0\loader and locate the ieapi.dll file.
  4. Click the Version tab and confirm the file version.
    • If the files are version 12.0.61.0, then proceed with this installation.
    • If the files are version 12.0.61.5 or higher, then this hotfix has already been applied.
  5. In the product installation folder, right-click AcMapImpExp.arx file and rename it AcMapImpExp.bak.
  6. In the loader folder, right-click ieapi.dll and rename it ieapi.bak
  7. Navigate to the folder where you extracted the Hotfix files.
  8. Copy AcMapImpExp.arx to your product installation folder.
  9. Copy ieapi.dll to the loader folder.
  10. Right-click the new files and select Properties. Click the Version tab and confirm that the files are version 12.0.61.5.

To remove the SHP Import Export Hotfix

  1. Delete the new AcMapImpExp.arx file that you copied to the product installation folder.
  2. Delete the new ieapi.dll file that you copied to the loader folder.
  3. In the product installation folder, right-click AcMapImpExp.bak and rename it AcMapImpExp.arx.
  4. Navigate to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\GIS\ImportExport\7.0\loader. Right-click ieapi.bak and rename it ieapi.dll

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