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License (Activate) F/X CAD 2016

 

Important: This process is time sensitive. You will need to complete the steps described on this page and submit your F/X CAD Activation Code within your 30-day trial period.

 

Licensing your F/X CAD 2016 installation requires two separate steps (instructions linked below).

 

F/X CAD 2016 is a Legacy version, and therefore requires a $50 activation fee. See our Scope of Support document for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 1: Generate & send your Request Code

In this first portion of the licensing process, you'll generate a Request Code and send it to us by completing the following steps. Once you've generated your Request Code, you can continue to use your installation in trial mode until you receive your Activation Code.

 

 

In the first portion of the licensing process, you'll generate a Request Code and send it to us by completing the steps below. You can then continue to use your installation in trial mode until you receive your Activation Code.

 

Note: Licensing your F/X CAD installation is a time-sensitive process. You will need to complete these steps within your 30-day trial period. Please allow one to two business days to receive your Activation Code after you have sent your Request Code. 

 

Step 1A: Prerequisites

Your F/X CAD Serial Number

Your F/X CAD Product Key

Your Land F/X Support ID

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

Step 1B: Open F/X CAD and start the licensing process 

 

When you open F/X CAD, you should see a dialog box named Your Autodesk Trial. Enter your F/X CAD Serial Number and Product Key in the text fields.

You'll use the same Serial Number and Product Key each time you license and activate F/X CAD 2016 on a different computer.

Step 1C: Autodesk Privacy Statement

 

 

On the next screen, click I Agree to continue the licensing process.

Is the activation screen showing up blank? A security setting in Internet Explorer may be blocking the activation. See the official Autodesk solution.

Step 1D: Verify your Serial Number and Product Key

 

Double-check to ensure you've entered your Serial Number and Product Key correctly.

 

Then click Next.

 

Step 1E: Generate your Request Code

 

 

Enter your Support ID, name, and email address. Don't know your Land F/X Support ID? Here's how to find it!

 

Click Next to send us your Request Code.

If you license and activate F/X CAD 2016 on multiple computers, note that each computer will generate a unique Request Code.

Step 1F: Request Received

You'll receive a message that Land F/X has received your Request Code.

 

 

Your Activation Code will be sent to the email address listed in this dialog box, which you provided in Step 4 above.

 

 

Click OK.

You can now close the screen and continue to use the software in trial mode.

Step 1G: Need to use CAD? 

Until you receive and enter your Activation Code, you'll see the dialog box pictured to the left each time you open CAD.

 

 

 

Click Try to use F/X CAD in Trial Mode.

 

 

 

***As long as you are within your 30-day trial period, you can continue to use CAD in Trial Mode until you receive your Activation Code.

Don't see the activation screen? Here's how to open it:

1. Type ABOUT in the AutoCAD Command line, and press Enter. The About dialog box will open.

2. Click Product Information. The Product License Information dialog box will open.

3. Click Activate.

 

Did the About dialog box simply disappear when you clicked Product Information? If so, simply restart CAD. You can then click& Activate to begin the licensing process.

Step 1H: Wait for Your Activation Code, Then Activate Your License

You should receive your Activation Code in an email from Land F/X within a day or two. You can then proceed to Step 2: Enter Your Activation Code.

 

Remember: You can continue to use F/X CAD in Trial Mode until you receive your Activation Code.

 

 

 

Step 2: Enter your Activation Code

Once you receive your Activation Code from us (usually within two business days after we receive your Request Code), you can complete the second and final step of licensing F/X CAD 2016, where you enter your Activation Code into the software.

 

You've completed the first phase of licensing F/X CAD 2016, where you generated and sent us the Request Code from your installation. You have received your Activation Code from us, and it's time to complete the licensing process by entering your Activation Code.

 

Step 2A: Prerequisites

Your F/X CAD Serial Number

Your F/X CAD Product Key

Your Land F/X Support ID

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

Step 2B: Open F/X CAD and start the licensing process 

When you open F/X CAD, you should see a dialog box named Your Autodesk Trial. Enter your F/X CAD Serial Number and Product Key in the text fields. Then click Activate.

You'll use the same Serial Number and Product Key each time you license and activate F/X CAD 2016 on a different computer.

Don't see the activation screen? Here's how to open it:

1. Type ABOUT in the AutoCAD Command line, and press Enter. The About dialog box will open.

2. Click ;Product Information. The Product License Information dialog box will open.

3. Click Activate.

 

Did the About dialog box simply disappear when you clicked Product Information? If so, simply restart CAD. You can then click Activate to begin the activation process.

Step 2C: Verify your Serial Number and Product Key

Double-check to ensure you've entered your Serial Number and Product Key correctly. Then click Next.

Is the activation screen showing up blank? A security setting in Internet Explorer may be blocking the activation. See the official Autodesk solution.

Step 2D: Enter your Activation Code

  • Select I have an activation code from Land F/X.

 

 

  • Copy and paste your Activation Code into the first box, as pictured to the right. You'll have received your Activation Code in an email from Land F/X.

 

When you copy and paste your entire Activation Code into the first box, the code will populate the rest of the boxes.

 

  • Click Next.

F/X CAD Frozen: 

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Step 2E: Thank You for Activating

Once you've activated successfully, you'll see the Thank You For Activating screen. Click Finish to complete the activation process.

Congrats!

You've successfully activated F/X CAD 2016!

 

Once you complete you installation, you can manage your F/X CAD licenses and find your Activation Codes in the License Manager screen.

 

 

Last modified on Jun 01, 2020

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