AutoCAD Architecture + AutoCAD MEP + Microsoft Update = Crash [Resolved]
Silent install of Autodesk Ecotect 2011

Autodesk Application Manager stops at Pending Installation

If you are trying to install an update using the Autodesk Application Manager and the status is Pending Installation...

Pending Installation

Please check out this workaround:

http://knowledge.autodesk.com/article/When-the-Application-Manager-Autodesk-tries-to-update-Autodesk-software-it-is-stops-at-Pending-Installation

Epilogue

Please update to the latest version of the Application Manager to resolve this issue.

Application Manager Update

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Ethan T

That workaround is pretty heavy-handed. I don't want to create an entirely new user just to install SP1.

Instead, I went to the path in my "Documents" folder (which is a bad place to put these installers, by the way) and moved the installer to the root of my drive. When I ran it, it installed just fine.

Anon

Does anyone know whether Autodesk intend on fixing this? I'm not going to rename 50+ users so that Autodesk Application Manager works. This is ridiculous.

David Lau

Thanks for the comments. The development team is aware of the problem. You can manually get the updates and run it from the root of C:\ as well.

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