PROBLEM

If AutoCAD Map 2007 3D is installed after ArcGIS Desktop, unable to preview shapefiles in ArcCatalog nor view them in ArcMap

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Description

**Internal Publish Only! This article may contain information that is not intended for external circulation.**If AutoCAD Map 2007 3D is installed after ArcGIS Desktop 9.2, the user cannot preview shapefiles in ArcCatalog nor add shapefiles to ArcMap.

Cause

There is a software conflict between ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 and AutoCAD Map 2007 3D.

Solution or Workaround

The solution is to do a complete uninstall of ArcGIS Desktop 9.2 and then reinstall on top of AutoCAD Map 2007 3D.

    Article ID:000009263

    Software:
    • ArcMap 9 x

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