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.
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.
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.
3D. Configure Installation Screen:
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 >