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AutoCAD: Geolocation hot fix download prompting an MSI API error 80004005

When trying to download the geolocation hotfix for AutoCAD, an MSI API error code is being prompted cancelling the installation. 

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Solution:

  • First, copy all of the files found in the ".js files" folder for the version of AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT installed, into the following file location. 
    • ​C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 20XX\GeoMapHtml\assets\js
 
  • Next, take the AcGeoLocationUI.arx file for the version of AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT installed, and copy it into the following location.
    • C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 20XX       
    • If it mentions the file already exists, please replace it with the new file.
Now open AutoCAD and test to see that the Geolocation works as expected 

Note: 
There is no js folder for the 2018 version of AutoCAD/AutoCADLT. 
XX- Represents the version of AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT installed.  

 

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