Run the AutoCAD setup program using compatibility mode. Right click
on the setup.exe file on the CD, pick properties, go to the
compatibility tab and click on the check box and pick "Windows 2000".
It should then install - at least it did for me.
I find that AutoCAD runs much better (faster and more stable) in XP.
You'll be glad that you didn't go back to Win98.
If you're new to XP there is a ton of System related things you need
to know. Lots of sites out there, but a good place to start is this
AtuoCAD will run, it's the set-up program that won't. I had the same
problem. Just right click on the set-up program (I have forgotten the exact
name, it's the set-up or install program thay you are trying to run to
install AutoCAD) and select "properties" from the menu. Go to the
"Compatability" tab and click "Run this program in compatability mode for:"
and pick "windows 98" from the list.
Hope this helps.
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