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Error: Please Install DirectX Before Installing AutoCAD (Installing F/X CAD)


You received the following error while attempting to install F/X CAD:

Error: Please install DirectX before installing AutoCAD (year version)





Locate the installer folder on your desktop. This folder's name will start with fxcad. Double-click this folder to open it.


Inside the folder, open the folder named 3rdParty, then open the folder named DirectX.




Double-click the file named DXSETUP.exe to run it.


You can now continue installing F/X CAD.

Last modified on Dec 10, 2018


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