If you accidentally
delete or alter files that are required by AutoCAD, AutoCAD might
not perform correctly, and you might receive error messages when
you try to execute a command or find a file. You can attempt to fix
this problem by reinstalling or repairing AutoCAD. The reinstallation or
repair uses the features that were part of the installation type
you chose when you initially installed the program.
To reinstall or repair AutoCAD
the Control Panel (Windows), double-click Add or Remove Programs.
the Add or Remove Programs window, select AutoCAD 2008, and then click
The AutoCAD Installation
Wizard re-opens in Maintenance Mode.
Repair AutoCAD 2008.
the Select Repair or Reinstall page, click one of the following,
and then click Next:
Repair My AutoCAD 2008 Installation. This
option replaces all registry entries that AutoCAD initially installed
and restores AutoCAD 2008 to its default state. If you are missing AutoCAD files,
use this option.
My AutoCAD 2008 Installation. This option repairs the registry
and reinstalls all files from the original installation. Use this option
if the Repair My AutoCAD 2008 Installation option does not solve the
the Repair AutoCAD 2008 page, click Next to start the process.
the Repair Complete page, you are informed when the repairs have been
performed. Click Finish.