AutoCad Application Manager error*

Applies to AutoCAD 2015, AutoCAD 2016, AutoCAD Architecture 2015, AutoCAD Architecture 2016, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016, AutoCAD Electrical 2015, AutoCAD Electrical 2016, AutoCAD LT 2015, AutoCAD LT 2016, AutoCAD MEP 2015, AutoCAD MEP 2016, AutoCAD Map 3D 2015, AutoCAD Map 3D 2016, AutoCAD Mechanical 2015, ...


You get an error when trying to use the Autodesk Application Manager. The following error message is displayed.
The Autodesk Application Manager enables Autodesk products to be downloaded directly.  


The cause is that the application must be run as an administrator.


This behaviour has been resolved in the new Autodesk desktop app, available starting March 17, 2016.

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