AutoCAD® 2005, AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD 2007 products freezing on launch

We encountered several cases where AutoCAD freezes or opens multiple times (one time for every drawing).

The solution of AutoDESK is the change a setting in Internet Explorer which lowers! the security level in Internet Explorer. By switching the option "Publisher's Certificate Revocation option" off, visiting SSL websites with redrawn certificates will no longer warn you.

That raises the risk on surfing the internet while phising sites are more and more common place using false, older or stolen certificates.

Personaly i consider this as a serious problem.

Please AutoDESK correct this problem asap as your solution can only be noted as temporaly.



Published date: 2006-03-29 ID: TS84445

Applies to: AutoCAD 2007 AutoCAD 2006 AutoCAD 2005 AutoCAD LT 2007 AutoCAD LT 2006 AutoCAD LT 2005


In some cases, AutoCAD 2005, AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD 2007 or verticals on isolated networks freeze when they are launched. This issue usually occurs after the AutoCAD screen has been painted, but before any tool palettes are displayed.


To correct this issue, you will need to edit your Internet Options.

Note: Carrying out the procedure below on a computer that is not isolated from the Internet could pose a security risk.

Follow these steps:

1.. On the Start menu, click Settings > Control Panel. 2.. In Control Panel, double-click Internet Options. 3.. In the Internet Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab. 4.. On the Advanced tab, under Settings, locate the Security section. 5.. Under Security, clear the Publisher's Certificate Revocation option. 6.. Click Apply, and then click OK 7.. Reboot your computer, and then run the application.
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