There is no need to transfer a subscription based license to a new machine. On the new PC log into your Autodesk Account , download and install the software, and activate the product the exact same way you would as if you were activating it for the first time.
With a subscription to AutoCAD LT software, you can install it on up to 3 computers or other devices. However, only the named user can sign in and use that software on a single computer at any given time. Please refer to the Software License Agreement (US Site) for more information.
The License Transfer Utility is used only with stand-alone licenses. It transfers a product license online from one computer to another, and ensures that the product works only on the computer that contains the license. A single license applies to all products in a product suite.
Uninstall the product on the computer from which you will are going to move the license.
- Choose "Deactivate the license on this computer" during the uninstallation.
- Install the product on another computer.
- Activate it.
If its a full retail store bought license online or offline, it is transferable to a new computer or motherboard. If its the free upgrade from a retail store bought Windows 7 or Windows 8 license, it is transferable to a new computer or motherboard.
On a computer with a retail license of Windows 10, you can transfer the product key to a new device. You only have to remove the license from the system, and then you can apply the same key on the new computer.
Sign in to Autodesk Account and click the Management tab. In the Products & Services section, locate your product. Expand the product details to find your serial number and product key.
Click your user account and select Manage License. In the License Manager window, click Change License Type for an active license. This command lets you choose an existing license or complete the licensing of a new one.
Sure you can do, as long as your installation was made to the external drive directly or made it as a portable installation, or perhaps when you run it thru a virtual machine which also can be on the external hard disk drive...
You can download AutoCAD for free on Autodesk's website by either signing up as a student or downloading the free trial in case you are not a student or educator.
Solution: A subscription with single-user access is activated when a Named User signs in with an Autodesk Account when the software is launched. Single-user subscription licensed software can be installed on up to three different computers.
Use your serial number or sign in to Autodesk Account to use your software on home computers. Only one instance of the software can be active at any given time, either at work or at home. Reactivate an existing license. If your license has expired, click Get Started to request a new home-use license.
Shared software components such as the Autodesk Desktop App, Licensing services, and the Material Library are always installed to the C: drive.
Log into your Autodesk Account and go to All Products and Services in the left panel menu. Select the product you want downloaded. Select View All to change the Download Method from the default Install Now method to Download Now.
To access the Autodesk Uninstall Tool, simply go to the Windows Start Menu and find the Autodesk folder. Click that folder and navigate to the Autodesk Uninstall Tool.
If the product stays open and running, then it checks for license authorization once every 24 hours.
You can access your software through your Autodesk Account, which you can find at manage.autodesk.com. If you have a license assigned to you, you'll be able to access the software and subscription services under “All Products and Services” manage.autodesk.com.
For example, installing AutoCAD 2021 as a single product requires product key 001M1, but installing AutoCAD 2021 from the AutoCAD Design Suite Premium 2021 requires product key 768M1.
You can only install it on one computer. If you need to upgrade an additional computer to Windows 10 Pro, you need an additional license. Click the $99 button to make your purchase (the price might vary by region or depending on the edition you are upgrading from or upgrading to).
When installing Windows 10, the digital license associates itself with your device's hardware. If you make significant hardware changes on your device, such as replacing your motherboard, Windows will no longer find a license that matches your device, and you'll need to reactivate Windows to get it up and running.
At the command prompt, enter the following command: slmgr. vbs /upk. This command uninstalls the product key, which frees the license for use elsewhere. You are now free to transfer your license to another computer.
The default Revit and Revit Content Libraries installation location is on C:\ drive, but if your system has multiple hard drives you can choose to install Revit or Revit Content Libraries on another drive.