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Windows Cannot Find Program Files

Issue

When double clicking on a DWG file this dialogue box shows

Solution

  • Download DWG True View from Autodesk website.
  • Change registry by doing the following:
  1. Press "WINDOWS-R" on the keyboard to bring up the Run window, enter "REGEDIT" and click OK.
  2. Navigate to the following folder:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Autodesk\DwgCommon\shellex\apps
  3. Select the sub-key folder under "apps," including the long string of numbers and letters that identify your version of AutoCAD.
  4. On the right pane, verify that the "OpenLaunch" key contains the path to the correct acad.exe file. Double-click and edit if necessary.
  5. On the left pane, right-click the folder with the long string of numbers and choose "Copy Key Name."
  6. Select the "apps" folder, and in the right pane, double-click (Default).
  7. Delete the current data value and paste the key name that you copied. Be sure to remove the folder path that precedes the key name.
  8. Click OK and close the Registry Editor window.
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