Happy Holidays from Synergis Engineering Design Solutions

Announcement
December 24, 2019

We wanted to take a quick moment to wish all of our customers, partners, and followers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  No matter what you celebrate or where you are from, we wish you all a very joyous holiday season and look forward to sharing with you all the exciting things […]

Helpdesk Holiday Hours

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December 13, 2019

As we approach the end of 2019 we would like to take a moment to thank all of you for helping to make our blog so successful. We would also like to make you aware of our Helpdesk support hours over the holidays. To summarize, Synergis Helpdesk will be closed on Christmas Day (Dec. 25, […]

Security Advisory – Autodesk Desktop Application

Autodesk Account
December 5, 2019

By Mark Lancaster, Synergis Helpdesk Technician At the end of November, Autodesk issued a security advisory for their Autodesk Desktop Application –“Under certain conditions, an attacker may trick a user into downloading a malicious DLL file into the working directory of Autodesk Desktop Application (ADA). The malicious DLL file may then leverage a DLL preloading […]

New & Improved Autodesk 2020 Licensing Mechanism

Autodesk Account
November 14, 2019

By Mark Lancaster, Synergis Helpdesk Technician Update (11/15/19) – There’s been a lot of discussion on the forums about this issue so we wanted to provide a bit of clarification.  If you’re updating the 2020 licensing mechanism through the Autodesk Desktop App you may not realize there’s a prerequisite for the Microsoft C++ 2017 Redistributable.  […]

Important Message for AutoCAD 2020 Vault Users

Autodesk Account
November 12, 2019

By Mark Lancaster, Synergis Helpdesk Technician If you are using AutoCAD 2020 AND Autodesk Vault, this message may pertain to you. On November 7th, Autodesk released a software update (2020.1.1) for the AutoCAD 2020 product.  If you are ALSO using Autodesk Vault (2020) with your AutoCAD 2020 – please hold off on applying the 2020.1.1 […]

Windows 10 Update (1903) & Inventor Content Center

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October 15, 2019

Posted by Mark Lancaster Although this Windows update (KB4517389) is not a crucial impact in the operations of Inventor Content Center, we still wanted to share with you what happens to Inventor Content Center when this given Windows update is applied.   After the update, content center category thumbnails are no longer present.   Prior to […]

September 2019 Scheduled Down Time for Maintenance

Autodesk Account
September 4, 2019

Issue: Autodesk software and services requiring sign in (or identity-based access) will be unavailable beginning at 8:30 pm PDT on Friday, September 20, until 3:30 am GMT, Saturday, September 21). Solution: To continue to improve the resiliency and scalability of our products, Autodesk will perform a maintenance update, which will result in some services being […]

AutoCAD & AutoCAD Vertical Product Combo Security Update

Autodesk Account
August 13, 2019

Posted by Mark Lancaster – Synergis Helpdesk Technical & Autodesk Expert Elite On August 8, 2019, Autodesk released a combo security update for the following 2017-2019 products: Autodesk Advance Steel Autodesk AutoCAD Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical Autodesk AutoCAD MEP Autodesk AutoCAD P&ID Autodesk AutoCAD Plant 3D […]

Autodesk Account Reporting – Seat Usages

Autodesk Account
August 2, 2019

Posted by Mark Lancaster – Synergis Helpdesk Technical & Autodesk Expert Elite On or around July 15, Autodesk began updating your Autodesk Account to include a new reporting tool to allow your assigned subscription administrator to report on seat usage associated to your single-user subscription based products.  This reporting tool gives you insight into when […]

ACTION ALERT: Update Your Autodesk TLS to 1.2 BEFORE 8/3/19

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August 2, 2019

UPDATED We have produced a short YouTube video by Darin Green, to more clearly explain what these changes are and who will be affected.  That video can be viewed here. Please note, not ALL customers are affected by this TLS update.  Please read this blog in its entirety and click the links to see EXACTLY […]