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How to Install IronCAD 2011?

ID: FQ-0000061

Applies to:

  • IronCAD Draft
  • IronCAD
  • Inovate


How do I install IronCAD 2011 / Inovate 2011 / IronCAD Draft 2011 in my computer?


Important: Make sure you have administrator rights on your computer and the User Account Control (UAC) is disabled.

First, you will have to download the Trial Version of IronCAD, Inovate or IronCAD Draft.

Once you download the installation file, run it. If you are running Windows 7, it might appear a Windows Open File Security Warning as shown below:

IronCAD Open File Security Warning

Click on Run and a Self-Extracting Dialog Box will appear on your screen.

IronCAD Self-Extracting Dialog Box

Click Next, and select a location where to extract the installation files.

IronCAD Location to Save Installation Files

The contents of the package will be extracted on your specified hard drive location.

IronCAD Extracting Installation Files

Once the process is finished, IronCAD will check your system for missing components. If any, it will show a dialog box.

IronCAD Pending Components

Click on Next, and the InstallShield Wizard will start.

IronCAD InstallShield Wizard

Click on Next, and after reading the End User License Agreement, Accept and click Next.

IronCAD End User License Agreement

Now is time to select the destination folder. If you are running a 32bit machine, it will choose C:\Program Files\IronCAD\2011\ by default. Click on Next.

IronCAD Select Destination Folder

Now select the application desktop shortcuts, as shown below. Click on Next.

IronCAD Select Application Desktop Shortcut

It is recommended to select 'Parasolid' as the Default Modeling Kernel. Click Next.

IronCAD Configuration Default Modeling Kernel

Select Metric as Default Template, ISO as Drawing. Click Next.

IronCAD Configuration Default Template - Metric and ISO

Select Complete as your Setup Type. Click Next.

IronCAD Setup Type (Complete or Custom)

IronCAD now will be ready to install. Click Next.

IronCAD InstallShield Ready to Install

The installation of IronCAD will start.

IronCAD Installing...

Click Finish when the Installation has been completed.

IronCAD Installation Complete




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