Crash When Attaching .tif and .cal Images Hotfix

This update will repair a problem that may cause a crash when attaching some .tif and .cal files to AutoCAD® 2007-based products.

Description of Problem

If attaching some .tif and .cal files to a drawing, then AutoCAD® 2007-based products may crash.

Affected Products


(1) Apply this patch only if the installation includes AutoCAD 2007.

Installation Instructions

To install the TIF and CAL Images Hotfix

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


Note: This hotfix should only be applied after installing AutoCAD® 2007 Service Pack 1.
  1. Close all software applications.
  2. Find the product installation folder; for example c:\Program Files\AutoCAD 2007.
  3. In this folder, right-click the AdImaging.dll file and select Properties.
  4. Click the Version tab and confirm that this file is version 17.0.116.0. If version 17.0.54.0 is indicated, then you must first install AutoCAD® 2007 Service Pack 1.
  5. In the product installation folder, right-click the file AdImaging.dll and rename it AdImaging.bak.
  6. Download and copy the AdImaging.dll file to the same product installation folder.
  7. Right-click the new AdImaging.dll file and select Properties. Click the version tab and confirm that this file is version 17.0.116.20.