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Install F/X CAD 2014 for Existing Land F/X

The following steps are for installing F/X CAD 2014 on a computer that already has Land F/X software installed.


Step 1: Prerequisites

To complete this installation, you will need:

Your Land F/X Support ID*.


Your Serial Number and Product Key*.

*You or your office will have received your Support ID, Serial Number, and Product Key in an email from Land F/X.


The current location of your LandFX folder, as well as where you plan to store it.

Our default location for your LandFX folder is your C: drive (C:/LandFX). If you're installing in an office with multiple Land F/X users, your LandFX folder will likely be on your central office server. More information >

Need to locate your existing LandFX folder? Here's how >


As an AutoCAD installation, F/X CAD requires a robust computer in order to function properly.

Take a look at our system requirements for F/X CAD.


Installing F/X CAD 2014 in an office that uses Land F/X software on a central server or shared folder and has multiple Land F/X users?

If so, the installation steps on this page will need to be performed locally on each individual Land F/X workstation.


Installing on a Mac? You'll need to install Parallels and and a Windows operating system first.


Before installing F/X CAD 2014, it's a good idea to verify that you do not already have AutoCAD or F/X CAD 2014 installed on your computer – even a trial version.

Follow our instructions to check for and uninstall existing versions of AutoCAD or F/X CAD.


As part of our licensing agreement with Autodesk, F/X CAD requires a licensed Land F/X installation.

If you do not have a Land F/X license, you will be unable to use F/X CAD until you obtain one.


If you are unsure of any of these items, please contact your IT administrator.

Are you installing from a USB drive? If so, do not run the installer directly from the USB. Instead, copy the installer file to your desktop and then run it.


Step 2: Download and extract the installer

2A. Download the installer by right-clicking the link below and selecting Save Link As or Save Target As. Save it to your desktop.

The installer is quite a large file. Please allow 5 to 10 minutes for it to download. 

2B. Double-click the downloaded file named F/X CAD2014.64.1.exe.


In the dialog box that opens, click Browse and select your deskto




2C. You will now have a folder on your desktop named F/X CAD2014.64.1. Inside this folder, find the file named Setup and open it.


The F/X CAD Installer will begin. Please allow approximately 5 to 10 minutes for this process.


Step 3: Install F/X CAD

3A. Click Install when prompted.


3B. The Autodesk License Agreement will open. Click Accept.


3C. Product Information Screen:

  • License Type: Select Stand-Alone.

  • Product Information: Select I have my product information.

  • Enter the Product Key and Serial NumberYou will have received your Product Key and Serial Number in an email from Land F/X


Click Next when finished.


3D. Configure Installation Screen:


  • Check the box next to F/X CAD 2014.
  • DO NOT check either of the Land F/X boxes. 


Click Install.



3E. Allow a few minutes for the Installation process to complete. Once you see the screen pictured to the right, click Finish.


F/X CAD not installing correctly, or shutting down after installation? Troubleshooting steps >


Step 4: Configure Land F/X

Follow our Land F/X Workstation Setup steps.

This step will configure your computer to access your existing Land F/X installation. 


Step 5: Activate F/X CAD

Follow our steps to activate F/X CAD.

Note: This is a very specific process. Please follow it carefully.


Here's a short video detailing the activation process:


Did you receive a "Processing Error: This product will need to be registered manually" message during activation?  Solution >


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