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By Justin Doughty

Autodesk have released a new tool called the Autodesk Prerequisite Checker. This useful tool is designed to compare PC specifications against Autodesk product system requirements. 

It will display a report of any errors or issues that may be faced when installing, or using Autodesk software with that machine.

Once run, it will take a couple of minutes to check the machines information:

Then in the next screen, pick the year and product. This will give results of the machine specification against the product selected, and report any errors or warnings:

This free tool can be downloaded at the link below:

Autodesk Prerequisite Checker

The instructions on how to use this, can be found at the Autodesk link below:


One extra tip here, this tool does not come with a desktop shortcut, so you may want to create one. The application is located in the following path:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Autodesk\Autodesk Prerequisite Checker\PrerequisiteChecker.exe

The animated GIF below shows the steps required to make a shortcut.