How to Install and Activate Autodesk Autocad 2013 on Windows 8
If you are looking for a powerful and flexible CAD software that can run on Windows 8, you might want to consider Autodesk Autocad 2013. Autocad 2013 is one of the leading 2D and 3D design tools that can help you create and shape the world around you. It has updated features for conceptual design, model documentation, and reality capture. It also supports most Autodesk products from 2016 to 2015 versions[^1^].
However, installing and activating Autocad 2013 on Windows 8 might not be as straightforward as you think. You need to follow some steps and use a special key generator to make it work. In this article, we will show you how to do it in a few easy steps.
Step 1: Download Autocad 2013
The first thing you need to do is to download Autocad 2013 from the official Autodesk website or from a trusted source. You can choose between the 32-bit or the 64-bit version depending on your system requirements. You can check the system requirements for Autocad 2013 here[^1^].
Once you have downloaded the file, you need to extract it using a tool like WinRAR or 7-Zip. You will get an ISO file that contains the installation files. You can either burn the ISO file to a DVD or mount it using a virtual drive software like Daemon Tools.
Step 2: Install Autocad 2013
After you have prepared the installation files, you can proceed to install Autocad 2013 on your Windows 8 computer. To do this, follow these steps:
Run the setup.exe file from the installation folder.
Choose your preferred language and click Next.
Accept the license agreement and click Next.
Enter your product information (product key and serial number) and click Next. You can find the product key and serial number in the readme.txt file in the installation folder or on the Autodesk website[^1^]. For example, the product key for Autocad 2013 is 001E1 and the serial number is 666-69696969.
Select the type of installation (stand-alone or network) and click Next.
Select the components you want to install and click Next.
Select the installation location and click Next.
Click Install and wait for the installation to complete.
Click Finish when done.
Step 3: Activate Autocad 2013
The final step is to activate Autocad 2013 using a key generator. A key generator is a software that can generate valid activation codes for Autodesk products. You can download a key generator for Autocad 2013 here[^2^] [^3^] [^4^]. To use it, follow these steps:
Run the keygen.exe file as administrator.
Select your product (Autocad 2013) and version (32-bit or 64-bit) from the drop-down menu.
Click on Patch. You should see a message saying \"Successfully patched\".
Copy the request code from Autocad 2013 activation window and paste it into the keygen.
Click on Generate. You should see an activation code in the keygen.
Copy the activation code from the keygen and paste it into Autocad 2013 activation window.
Click on Next. You should see a message saying \"Thank you for activating your Autodesk product\".
Click on Finish.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed and activated Autocad 2013 on Windows 8. You can now enjoy using this powerful CAD software for your design projects. aa16f39245