As soon as I saw this error, I knew the cause of the problem. We were using an SCCMAdministrator account to install the software. After installing the software, we were running the software in an account called Expert. Please check out the solution below to solve the problem:
I just updated the solution above with another workflow that will save you 8 steps. When you are prepping hundreds of computers, that is a lot of time saved!
In summary, we just needed to copy the C3D Support folders to the user account's Local & Roaming location before we ran AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015. The SCCM guru at AU created a batch script that we pushed out to the lab so this process below was completed by a double click.
Recently been troubleshooting deployments for Plant Design Suite 2015. There are some issues that we are working on and one of them is the deployment not installing when AutoCAD Plant 3D OE is included in AutoCAD.
If you try to use the Include Addtional Software in the installation wizard noted below:
Your installation will still require input when you get to the autodesk_alias_2014_help.exe file even if your deployment is set to silent.
To get around the extraction wizard interaction, our expert from the Autodesk Japan office [Osamu Motoyama] added this flag in the command line parameter section of the wizard: s -a -s via the EXE_PARAM value noted above.