ISSUE with Geolocation – Online Map Data

August 15, 2017 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

I was recently trying to enable the Mapping Service from the Geolocation tab,

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 however, I received a “permission” message.

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A link to a fix provided by Autodesk followed the error:

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/downloads/caas/downloads/content/autodesk-C2-AE-autocad-C2-AE-2015-2018-geolocation-online-map-hotfix.html

The download is for .zip file that extracts an executable

               Autodesk_AutoCAD_2015_to_2018_Geolocation_Online_Maps_Hotfix.sfx.exe

 The fix applies to Civil 3D 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.  It should replace the file named AcGeoLocationUI.arx

 However, some users have continued to experience the issue; it has to do with predisposes that do not allow replacement of the file.  You have to replace the files manually located at  C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 201X

 You know the file replacement is successful if you go into the path and the details for Created/Modified/Access are 2017.

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Tagged with Tech Support, Infrastructure, Geolocation, AutoCAD Civil 3D, map data, georeferencing

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