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AutoCAD2005 "Fatal Error" help.

AutoCAD2005 "Fatal Error" help.

AutoCAD2005 "Fatal Error" help.

VERY new to AutoCad... had it running fine for a month or so... then suddenly get the following message (whenever I try to start it) and the program aborts.

AutoCAD Error Aborting
FATAL ERROR: All of the possible directories for storing temporary files either do not exist or are read only. Please correct this situation before running AutoCad again.

Have followed instructions from http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/item?siteID=123112&;id=2886797&linkID=2475323

and created C:\Temp which is NOT read only but all to no avail.

Have uninstalled and installed many times.

Have re-installed AutoCAD 2000 (which used to work) but the same thing happened.

Re-installed an ancient version of AutoCAD14 to try that and it simply locks up on start up and when I check I find it is using 100% of the CPU.

At my wits end an would appreciate any suggestions.

Jon Weaving

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