If you have purchased a license for AutoCAD 2012, you will need to enter your product key and serial number to activate your software. A product key is a code that identifies the product and version you have bought, while a serial number is a unique code that links your license to your Autodesk account. In this article, we will show you how to find and activate your AutoCAD 2012 key in a few simple steps.
There are different ways to find your product key and serial number for AutoCAD 2012, depending on how you obtained your software.
If you bought a physical copy of AutoCAD 2012, you can find your product key on the software box or on the \"MID.txt\" file in the installer[^3^]. The serial number should be on the sticker inside the DVD case or on the product registration card.
If you bought a digital copy of AutoCAD 2012 from Autodesk or an authorized reseller, you can find your product key and serial number in the confirmation email or on your Autodesk account. To access your account, go to https://manage.autodesk.com, sign in with your email and password, find your product and click View Details. Next click License Details to access your serial number[^2^].
If you are using a trial version of AutoCAD 2012, you can find your product key on the download page or in the email that was sent to you when you registered for the trial. The serial number should be automatically generated when you start the installation process.
The product keys for Autodesk 2012 products are as follows[^3^]:
Product NameProduct Key
AutoCAD Architecture 2012185D1
AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012237D1
AutoCAD ecscad 2012562D1
AutoCAD Electrical 2012225D1
AutoCAD for Mac 2012777D1
AutoCAD Inventor LT Suite 2012596D1
AutoCAD LT 2012057D1
AutoCAD LT Civil Suite 2012545D1
AutoCAD Map 3D 2012129D1
AutoCAD Map 3D Enterprise 2012799D1
AutoCAD Mechanical 2012206D1
AutoCAD MEP 2012235D1
AutoCAD OEM 2012140D1
AutoCAD P&ID 2012448D1
AutoCAD Plant 3D 2012426D1
AutoCAD Raster Design 2012340D1
AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite 2012<
utoCAD Revit MEP Suite 2012
utoCAD Revit Structure Suite 2012
How to Activate Your AutoCAD 2012 Key
After you have installed AutoCAD 2012, you will need to activate your software to verify your license and access all the features. To activate your software, you will need an internet connection and your product key and serial number. Follow these steps to activate your AutoCAD 2012 key:
Open AutoCAD 2012 and click on the Activate button on the screen or go to Help > About AutoCAD > Product Information > Activate.
Enter your serial number and product key and click Next.
Select I have an activation code from Autodesk and click Next.
You will see a request code on the screen. Copy it or write it down.
Go to https://registeronce.autodesk.com and sign in with your Autodesk account.
Paste or type your request code and click Generate Activation Code.
Copy the activation code and go back to AutoCAD 2012.
Paste or type the activation code and click Next.
Your software should be activated and ready to use.
If you have any issues activating your software, you can contact Autodesk support or visit their installation and licensing forum for help[^2^].
Tips for Using AutoCAD 2012
Now that you have activated your AutoCAD 2012 key, you can start using the software to create and edit 2D and 3D drawings. Here are some tips to help you get started:
Explore the user interface and learn how to use the ribbon, command line, palettes, toolbars, and menus.
Customize your workspace and preferences to suit your needs and preferences.
Use templates, layers, blocks, dimensions, text, hatches, and other tools to create and organize your drawings.
Use commands, shortcuts, grips, snaps, and other tools to modify and manipulate your drawings.
Use layouts, viewports, plot styles, and other tools to print and share your drawings.
Use online help, tutorials, videos, forums, blogs, and other resources to learn more about AutoCAD 2012 features and functions.
We hope this article has helped you find and activate your AutoCAD 2012 key. Enjoy using AutoCAD 2012! 0efd9a6b88