Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 24

27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

Notícias, Eventos e Dicas Tecnológicas

Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho

O DraftSight ™  é um produto  gratuito de  CAD 2D que permite que usuários CAD pro ssionais, estudantes e educadores criem, editem e visualizem arquivos
DWG. DraftSight é executado no do Windows ® , Mac ® e Linux ® . 

Você está continuamente incomodado por esses erros ao tentar usar o seu  DraftSight : Um software CAD gratuito * de nível pro ssional

Se sim, tente o seguinte método para resolver o problema e ativar seu software (para Windows) mais uma vez e aproveite-o.

1. Feche qualquer aplicativo em execução (opcional, mas recomendado).

2.  Clique em Iniciar> Executar e digite regedit.

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 1/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

3. Editor do Registro será aberto.

4. Vá para HKEY_USERS e pressione ctrl + F ou clique em Editar> Localizar .

5. Digite SWActivation na janela Localizar.

6. Clique em "Find Next".

7.  Você encontrará a chave SWActivation  na lista.

8. Simplesmente selecione e exclua a   chave SWActivation  . Se desejar, você também pode renomear a tecla (para isso, selecione a tecla e pressione F2 e digite o
novo nome como SWActivation_OLD) .

9.  Feche o editor do registro.

10. Agora, conecte-se à internet ( obrigatório ) e inicie o DraftSight.

11.  Você deve agora obter a janela de ativação.

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 2/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

12. Preencha seus dados e clique em ativar.

13. Você deve receber um email para concluir o processo de ativação. Basta completar a ativação e é bom usar seu DraftSight.

14. Agora você pode desconectar a internet. Caso você receba o seguinte erro (que é devido à conectividade que não é da Internet), basta clicar em OK para usar o

O DraftSight V1R3 * está disponível para download agora.

Veri que o  DraftSight Resource Center  para encontrar mais informações sobre o DraftSight.  

Leia também  Por que os usuários do DraftSight devem participar do SolidWorks World 2013 ?

 * Licença autônoma. Ativação necessária.

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 3/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2016

Virtualization. Hyper-V containers and Virtualization. Hyper-V containers and
more. Free ultimate guide! more. Free ultimate guide!
Veeam Software Veeam Software
Denunciar este anúncio Denunciar este anúncio

Esta entrada foi publicada em Certi cação , CSWP e CSWAs , DraftSight , Desenho , Geral , Notícias , SWW , SWW13 e marcou 2D , 2DCAD , 2D_Sketch , Ativação , CAD ,
Certi cação , DraftSight , DWG , DXF , Licenciamento , linux , MAC , Registro , SP , SWW ,SWW13 , SWW2013 , Windows ligado23 de outubro de 2012
[https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/ x-your-draftsight-activation-problem/] .

139 pensamentos sobre " Corrigir o problema da Ativação de Rascunho "

Pingback: Rascunho: Licentie verlopen melding. - Grupo Antea

Ian Izzett
27 de fevereiro de 2018 às 12:11

Estou com o mesmo problema ao iniciar o Draftsight. Comecei a usá-lo há vários anos, mas o problema começou quando meu laptop foi roubado do meu veículo.
Em desespero, procurei por software substituto. Entre outros eu localizei e carreguei babacad. ATENÇÃO. Todo o meu arquivo dwg agora foi re-marcado como
BabaCAD.Documents e os outros programas que eu tenho que read`dwg arquivo agora estão tendo problemas para lê-los.

18 de fevereiro de 2018 às 21:42

Hello, last week I have installed DraftSight 2018 SP1 and I did the activation successfully. Yesterday I have upgraded my my laptop harddrive to SSD, I re-installed my
Windows 10 Pro. Since then I can’t open DraftSight. I double click to the shortcut, it popped up like normal and started to load but before I could see anything load on
the screen, the application closes.
I have tried everything but I couldn’t solve the problem.
Does anyone have an idea?

Deepak Gupta Post author

February 27, 2018 at 1:22 PM

I’m seeing similar issues on Win 10 Pro and trying to nd a solution. I’ll post as I get success.

October 24, 2017 at 7:36 PM

None of these xes worked for me unfortunately. What did work(so far) was to uninstall Draftsite and run CCleaner then download DS2018 in Explorer(had been
using Firefox) and after installation it just opened and ran right. Did not prompt me with registration though…… Had been running DS2017 SP2 untill in crashed and
started in with the re-activation stu …

Deepak Gupta Post author

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 4/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
October 24, 2017 at 7:59 PM

Thanks Jake for sharing that!!

October 15, 2017 at 4:33 PM

Not sure if I’m right here

Let me share my experience with DRAFTSIGHT 2017 x64 activation procedure with you.
OS: Windows 10
Problem: didn’t receive the activation email
Solution: deinstalled DRAFTSIGHT 2017 x64
Then I clicked the Windows key/ Setting/ Update and Safety/ Developer/ Developer Mode
and downloaded DRAFTSIGHT 2017 x64 again. After installation I started the activation procedure and received the activation email immediately.
Thanks for the this site, it was very helpful for me related to this and other problems I’ve had.

Deepak Gupta Post author

October 15, 2017 at 5:02 PM

Thanks Kurt for sharing the method that worked for you

September 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM

We tried Draftsight for Mac some time, but now, re-activation is impossible, and nobody is able to give us any solution for that.
Afortunately, we used the free version before to buy the porfesional licences, that was our rst intention. After this deception, we decided to purchase Ares
Commander Edition, as it demostrates that it works properly on Mac
Just as a sugestion, I think you souldn’t release a product if it is not 100% tested and OK, as the prestige of the maker is damaged so

Deepak Gupta Post author

September 6, 2017 at 12:10 AM

Carlos, there is a support available when you buy professional licenses? have you tried discussing with your VAR about it?

September 3, 2017 at 8:52 PM


I tried the registry tweak, it didn’t work for me.

What did work for me – I connected to Canada using my Private Internet Access VPN service, after which the activation process worked ne. I tried this as I am in the
UK and thought I had seen Canada mentioned somewhere in my attempts to get it working. Don’t ask me why or where… but it worked!

Just thought I’d mention it here as this was one of my many stops before nding my solution! Hope it helps someone!



https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 5/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
Deepak Gupta Post author

September 3, 2017 at 9:00 PM

Thanks Oli for sharing that. Many people have claimed to use same method and that worked for them.

Nigel Edwards
July 25, 2017 at 1:25 AM

I had the same problem on a dual boot system, the program was automatically installing on C drive instead of D so had to x it in the registry.
Dassault, you could give an option where to install on the loader

July 20, 2017 at 6:47 PM

Shh do not tell them this works: To get rid of the activation message just open Regedit.exe and navigate to: “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SWActivation\K2” Delete
any sub key and value below “K2” (default key stays). Now edit permission on “K2”. Remove Full-Control from your Current-User and set to Read-Only instead. Replace
permission on this object. You should be able now to start DraftSight without the activation message.

July 21, 2017 at 8:56 PM

You’re a genius! The only method that worked for me after 1 month of tries and failures!
Great thanks!

July 30, 2017 at 8:38 AM

thank you very much sir….your method works for me…you are genius

August 13, 2017 at 9:48 AM

you’re a god-send! nally worked. FYI. If you are not being able to change Permissions to Read-only its probably because its inheriting permission. Click on “Advanced”
and click on “Disable Inheritance”. After that you should be able to un-check “Full-Control” and keep only “Read” checked.

September 6, 2017 at 11:55 PM

thx, it solves problem

September 13, 2017 at 6:31 AM

I’m Korean… Thanks I solved it.고마워

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 6/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

Tapan Prajapati
July 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Hello sir,

i Already done this activity for activate Draft sight but no any mail receive for activation…..might be is it take some time in days…

Thanks in advance…

Deepak Gupta Post author

June 26, 2017 at 10:29 AM

Anyone still having issue in activating DraftSight, add website of https://www.3ds.com/ to the trusted websites. And then try activating DraftSight again. This is
suggested by Thomas Jansen hre: https://forum.solidworks.com/message/754922#comment-754922 and it had worked for him.

Check this post on how to add a trusted website: https://itkb.csulb.edu/display/help/How+to+Add+Trusted+Sites+in+IE%2C+Chrome%2C+and+Firefox

Maurie Lang
July 1, 2017 at 4:56 AM

Thanks very much, you have ended two weeks of frustration

July 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Thanks nally it worked.

Maurie Lang
July 7, 2017 at 4:02 PM

Hello Deepak,
Thanks for all the good advice. I had the activation problem and after adding Solidworks to the trusted sites list was able to complete the activation form. I did not
receive the code to the email address I used (I had used it on a previous registration), but did receive it when I used an alternative email address.

Deepak Gupta Post author

July 7, 2017 at 4:09 PM

Thanks Maurie for the sharing the method that worked for you.

Deepak Gupta Post author

July 7, 2017 at 4:10 PM

Salih, would you please share the option that worked for you. Thanks.

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 7/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
July 10, 2017 at 11:31 PM

Finely frustration is over after trying for two weeks to reactivate. Once I added to trusted sites per instructions I got the activation email and now I can use the
program again.
My company recently updated my computer and after re-downloading Draftsight I needed to activate but never got that email. Deepak you are a life saver with this
info. Million thanks!

Deepak Gupta Post author

July 10, 2017 at 11:51 PM

Thanks Vic for con rmation.

June 19, 2017 at 10:14 PM

Thank you so much for this useful tip! God bless

June 17, 2017 at 9:14 AM

Fantastic. Worked. (Hope it keeps working!)

June 16, 2017 at 8:03 PM

on my computer did not working. Only blink and nothing…. no e-mail….

Deepak Gupta Post author

June 16, 2017 at 8:15 PM

What are the specs of your system? The method suggested in this blog is only for Windows system.

June 22, 2017 at 7:49 PM

same problem for me. followed the SWActivation steps, then installed the hot x. though this is my rst time installing DraftSight, the hot x states there are no les to
alter and did nothing.
Any advice for a rst time user?

Deepak Gupta Post author

June 22, 2017 at 7:58 PM

Bill, could you share your system specs (mainly OS) and DraftSight version?

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 8/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

Eric French
June 1, 2017 at 12:19 AM

I was having this activation “issue” and followed this little procedure, and “TA-DAH!!” It works!!

Thank you for saving my bacon!!

May 30, 2017 at 8:09 PM

I have problem with draftsight activation 2017 sp2, when input activation info, program crash and close. When open again that program require activation…

May 24, 2017 at 7:46 PM

I work at a company with pretty tight internet security, so the normal activation process does not work. I found this work-around, which may also work for some
1. Boot up in “safe mode with networking”. (keep hitting the F8 key while booting up until the “advanced booting options” screen comes up.
2. Open Draftsight – ll out the activation email form.
3. In my case, my email is Outlook, which will not work in safe mode. Shutdown the computer and reboot in normal mode.
4. Open your email and nd the activation email. Copy the “click here” activation hyperlink into a blank Wordpad document and save the document.
5. Shutdown and reboot in “safe mode with networking”. Open the Wordpad document and click on the hyperlink. This should activate the software.

Deepak Gupta Post author

May 24, 2017 at 7:51 PM

Thanks a lot for sharing

May 16, 2017 at 2:09 PM

great it works ne

May 12, 2017 at 12:16 PM

Hi! I managed to activate DraftSight2017SP2 after some testing by putting my Proxy Settings into “%ProgramData%\Dassault
Systems\DraftSight\ProxyServerCon g.xml”.
I have chosen “type 3” with the correct IP and Port of our proxy server.

While activation it was possible to enter proxy settings into the wizard, but at starting the program after activation the proxy settings were lost and could not be set
(the part where DraftSight tries to verify your activation).

Admin rights are needed to modify the le, maybe that’s the problem…

Deepak Gupta Post author

May 12, 2017 at 2:15 PM

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 9/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
Thanks a lot Andreas for sharing that!!

March 22, 2017 at 7:50 PM

There is a small bug in Draftsight. I installed it (with admin rights) on WIN 10 PRO (domain computer) and user cant use it without admin rights because he cant
activate it. On admin rights it doesnt ask again for registering.

Rodrigo Belini
March 14, 2017 at 7:04 PM

Hello, I tried above steps to activate de draft sight, but I didn’t recieve the e-mail message in the last step. I’ve downloaded the last version on the site, but even so I
couldn’t activate.

Deepak Gupta Post author

March 14, 2017 at 7:34 PM

Did you tried the other options/solutions stated by others? Further there was a DraftSight hot x released recently due to some issue? Have you installed that?

Rodrigo Belini
March 14, 2017 at 9:55 PM

First I uninstalled the program and deleted all the keys in the registry, including “SWactivation”, and then installed the hot x, and tried again the activation, and the
problem was solved.

Thank you so much.

Todd Martineau
March 1, 2017 at 8:09 PM

Thank you for posting this! It worked for me and I can get back to work. Super appreciate your e orts to contribute to the Draftsight community.

Rosaire Rousseau
January 16, 2017 at 9:35 PM

Thank you!!

Denis Hascal
November 17, 2016 at 3:35 PM

Hello, you have published in 2012, we are in 2016 and your solution is still working perfectly, congratulations !
In fact, I was registered but at the end of 12-13 month period you have to con rm your registration. Which I did, but the system continued to ask my particulars. I had
chatted with DS technical support, they knew about the issue but did not know how to solve it, you are better than them !
Thank you again

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 10/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
D. Hosp
November 9, 2016 at 1:35 AM

Super, deine Anleitung hat bei mir auf Anhieb funktioniert. Herzlichen Dank!!!
Great, your instruction worked perfect. Many thanks!!!

October 10, 2016 at 6:11 PM

Thanks a lot

August 23, 2016 at 3:55 PM

Its working. Funciona perfecto, ahora ya dejaba hacer el registro bien y el programa me mando el email de activacion cosa que no hacia antes, ahora esta super
super genial, realmente resuelve todos los problemas de activación es necesario solo poner el email y queda todo perfecto. Muchas gracias Deepak, los
latinoamericanos que usamos draftside te lo agradecemos.

August 14, 2016 at 6:18 AM

Thank you, works ne.

March 7, 2016 at 8:00 PM

Thaaaank youuuuu for saving me ….

Jack Everett
August 11, 2016 at 6:01 AM

Thanks.. The draftsight team needs to x this issue it is still in 2016 version

Mukesh Gupta
January 10, 2016 at 7:31 AM

Dear Deepak
Bloody Hell, It worked without a hitch
Can this be done in de nitely by renaming SWActivation_old to SwActivation_old2
Thanks Deepak
Is there a way to run my old favourite Auctocad14 on windows10x64
Thanks once again

January 5, 2016 at 4:34 AM

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 11/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
Worked perfectly for me, Thank you so much Deepak!

October 29, 2015 at 5:48 PM

After trying EVERYTHING I found the way:

Just disable Windows Firewall to do the activation process.
After that, you can use DS normally and set the Firewaal on.
(I also allowed DS to jump the Firewall manually)

Deepak Gupta Post author

October 29, 2015 at 6:28 PM

Thanks for sharing that.

Iqbal Tawakal Sina

October 22, 2015 at 7:09 AM

i downloaded and installed draftsight free version. Then I tried to activate 30-day draftsight professional. But, after expired, draftsight always shows noti cation “Your
30-day trial of Draftsight Professional has EXPIRED”. I’m still able to use the free version, but it takes long time to open the software before seeing that noti cation.
How to remove the noti cation, so I can go back to use my free version like using it for the rst time??

Deepak Gupta Post author

October 22, 2015 at 8:40 AM

Can you uninstall and reinstall again to check if that helps? Have you tried renaming the SWActivation Key OR rename the DraftSight folder?

Ayu Fazira
October 9, 2015 at 6:04 PM

how can I download software draftsight for 64 bit window?

Deepak Gupta Post author

October 11, 2015 at 7:33 AM

Get it here: Download Draftsight

September 21, 2015 at 7:50 PM

i have a little tip that helped me resolve an activation issue.

the things i tried an that didn’t help: deleted the swactivation key; uninstalled, reinstalled, went on a di erent network, renamed the computer, reinstalled windows
so i was almost giving up.
until i found a little the comment on a forum of a guy that exported the registry key from a working computer and imported it on the troublesome computer.

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 12/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
this worked and i didn’t get the question to activate anymore!!!
hope this helps anyone before they reinstall their laptop

Deepak Gupta Post author

September 21, 2015 at 11:02 PM

Kenny, great to know about a another method. Thanks for sharing that

September 2, 2015 at 6:50 PM

Great suggestion, registered at last !

June 18, 2015 at 4:32 PM


I’m having the same Activation problem on a Mac Mini – any solutions for this?

Deepak Gupta Post author

June 18, 2015 at 5:38 PM

David, have you tried the solutions o ered in the comments?

David Howard
June 18, 2015 at 8:35 PM

Hello Deepak,

Thanks for your reply.

None of the solutions i’ve so far found online are Mac-speci c, they’re all Windows-based. The one I DID nd on Macs had me go in to my hard drive and remove
some registry[?] le[s], but that didn’t work

What happened was;

I was happily working with the 2014 version, when Draftsight recommended I upgrade to 2015. I downloaded the 20015 version to my Mac Mini [i7processor, 16G
RAM,1Tb Memory]. When the 30 day trial ran out, I tried to register / activate, but I never got the e-mail back with the activation code. Since then I have junked
Draftsight 2014 and 2015 o my computer completely [i think…] and have gone thru reinstallation several tines, to no avail every time I close the software, I get the
same dialog box when opening it again:

I go thru the registration process again and again without it seeming to remember me for next time to speed things up, i’ve discovered it doesn’t seem to matter what
e-mail address and details I put in, so long as it is in a recognised e-mail address format [a@b.com]! It’s also very slow and jerky when my mouse cursor is in the
drafting windows but fast and smooth when its over the tool pallets – strange!

I wonder if there’s something left on my computer from the last installation that hasn’t gone and is stopping re-activation…

Do you have any software that will completely remove Draftsight

Any help would be much appreciated – I was thinking of buying the Pro version, but I’m worried that, too, may not work…!

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 13/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
Kind regards,

David Howard


Deepak Gupta Post author

June 20, 2015 at 5:29 PM

David, wish I had a Mac machine and I could gure out what is going wrong. Could you try the solutions given in following comments:

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/ x-your-draftsight-activation-problem/#comment-49879

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/ x-your-draftsight-activation-problem/#comment-49883

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/ x-your-draftsight-activation-problem/#comment-49456

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/ x-your-draftsight-activation-problem/#comment-46675

David Howard
June 20, 2015 at 6:08 PM

Thanks Deepak,

I’ll give them a go and report back…




Feidhlim Harty
June 22, 2015 at 1:47 PM

Hi David, I had very similar problems with reactivation on a mac after a couple of years of hassle free Draftsight. Eventually I bought QCAD for €35 and it’s been even
better. There’s the odd thing that DS could do that QCAD can’t, but overall I’m happier with it. Hope that helps you.

November 14, 2016 at 5:52 PM

What worked for me after a lot of trouble: take uit the LAN cable, and connect the computer via WLAN. nd proxyservercon g.xml and erase (or rename) it. Now
open Draftsight, ll in the form. You will get the message that a mail has been send and you should click to activate. After some minutes, the mail will come, click and
settles for a year again. P ft It has to do with proxyservers. See this link: https://forum.solidworks.com/message/452441#comment-452441

David Ti any
April 13, 2015 at 6:02 PM

Your suggestions solved the activation issue for me where Dassault Systemes customer service could not.

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 14/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
Feidhlim Harty
April 2, 2015 at 3:40 PM

Hi Deepak, I’m not sure if you can help, but I’ve tried other CAD packages and Draftsight is streets ahead of them all and I’d love to get it working again. After re-
registering yesterday morning I now get an error message and cannot open it at all.

Dyld Error Message:

Library not loaded: /usr/lib/libc++.1.dylib
Referenced from: /Applications/DraftSight.app/Contents/MacOS/../Frameworks/QtWebKitWidgets
Reason: image not found

I’ve tried the ProxyServerCon g.xml trick and that didn’t do it.
I’ve looked at the Stackover ow site and realised that I don’t know enough about programming a mac in terminal to follow that route safely.
The machine I’m using is a Mac OSX 10.6.8 and have tried reinstalling DS about 10 times in the last 24 hours, shutting down, starting up etc.
If you have any ideas that may be able to help me I’d be very very grateful.

Thanks for all the answers posted so far.


Deepak Gupta Post author

April 2, 2015 at 4:03 PM

Féidhlim, I may not be able to help much (no knowledge about Mac) but do you’ve Mac OS X 64bit v10.6 (Snow Leopard) or v10.7 (Lion) as the system requirements?
Also what version of DraftSight you’re trying to install?

Feidhlim Harty
April 2, 2015 at 4:22 PM

Hi Deepak, good to hear from you. It’s 10.8.6 (Snow Leopard). The DS version is the latest one on the DS website. I’ve also scoured the web for older versions to
download, but didn’t nd that successful. It worked ne until yesterday morning when I reactivated the account.

Deepak Gupta Post author

April 2, 2015 at 4:20 PM

Here is something you can try:

1. Save any open work and restart your machine.

2. Go to Home/Library/Preferences/DraftSight
3. Rename DraftSight to DraftSight_OLD
4. Start DraftSight to see if it opens.

Also make sure you’ve newer version of Mac OS which I believe are 10.7 or higher.

Feidhlim Harty
April 2, 2015 at 4:29 PM

Ok, tried that. Same error message as before. DS still won’t open. The DS systems requirements are for 10.6 or newer, and I have that. I don’t have 10.7 though. Any
other ideas would be most welcome.

Deepak Gupta Post author

April 2, 2015 at 4:34 PM

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 15/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
You could try re-installing DraftSight using following steps:

1. Login as administrator.
2. Close DraftSight.
3. Go to Applications.
4. Right-click on DraftSight and Move to Trash.
5. In addition to that, you are required to remove les present in ~/Library folder corresponding to DraftSight to completely uninstall DraftSight.
6. Go to Home /Library/Preferences. Delete DraftSight folder. (Additionally, few applications are available for Mac OS, which completely uninstalls applications from
Mac OS.)
7. Re-install DraftSight.

Feidhlim Harty
April 2, 2015 at 4:38 PM

How do I log on as an administrator? I can make all those amendments you suggest as it is – single use machine. Is that the same as being an administrator?

Deepak Gupta Post author

April 2, 2015 at 4:45 PM

Not very sure but give it a try.

Feidhlim Harty
April 2, 2015 at 4:48 PM

Thanks . I’m in now and following your instructions… ngers crossed

Deepak Gupta Post author

April 2, 2015 at 4:50 PM

Hopefully it should work

Feidhlim Harty
April 2, 2015 at 5:04 PM

Ok, tried that. Found the Draftsight.app and deleted that, but couldn’t nd any other supporting les or folders, even in the Library/Preferences folder, where they
had been before. Redownloaded, reinstalled, same error message.

Does the line: Library not loaded: /usr/lib/libc++.1.dylib mean anything constructive to you at all?

Feidhlim Harty
April 13, 2015 at 6:42 PM

Hi Deepak,

I couldn’t sort out Draftsight, but have downloaded QCAD and am using that at present. Thanks for your help last week. Hopefully there will be a my-mac-compatible
version at some stage in the future.

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 16/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
Deepak Gupta Post author

April 13, 2015 at 7:26 PM

Sorry Feidhlim, wish I could help out. And I hope the QCAD works ne for you.

Feidhlim Harty
April 13, 2015 at 7:55 PM

Thanks again for your time and assistance I really appreciated having someone on the other end of an email to o er suggestions.

El Din
March 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Thank you Mr Gupta

March 19, 2015 at 2:51 AM

Worked like a charm. Thanks!

February 16, 2015 at 3:26 PM

thank you for your help

February 13, 2015 at 3:52 PM

Hi Everyone, I use Mac Yosemite and installed Draft Sight for Mac (Beta). I had the same problem with activation. I solved it by renaming ” proxyservercon g.xml” le
to “proxyservercon g-old.xml”. This le is in Draft Sight le on your mac. If you use Finder you’ll nd it. After this I received the activation mail after this and I can

Deepak Gupta Post author

February 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Thanks Radek for sharing the workaround for Mac.

February 14, 2015 at 7:08 PM

Just tried to activate by your sugestion on Mac. This is what I get:

There was an error process your registration.
Visit the DraftSight Community and review the iQuestions for possible solutions, or to report a problem

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 17/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

Hector Mendez
March 17, 2015 at 2:04 AM

This workaround does not work. I’ve renamed the le /Users/Draftsight/ProxyServerCon g.xml to ProxyServerCon g-Old.xml and I still have to activate the software
everytime I launch it.

February 5, 2015 at 2:27 PM

iMac late 2007 64bit. I’ve uninstalled and reinstalled DS but the activation didn’t work. Even if I connect with my iPhone (tethering) no proxy or stu like that, the
activation windows which keep asking me for registration, when I ll the form nothing happens, didn’t receive any mail, and the app closed. Then, suddenly, after
trying a few times the same procedure (open the app, ll the form and hit “register”)…voilà, the app opened, I didn’t receive any mail and I didn’t do nothing strange,
the only thing is that I was always connected to the internet, so maybe it takes lots of minutes (almost an half an hour) to conclude the process. Hope this post helps
someone which is in my same bad situation.

Deepak Gupta Post author

February 5, 2015 at 2:46 PM

Tony thanks for sharing that. May be the server takes a little while to process and get back to your machine

K Kivelä
January 27, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Hello Mr. Gupta,

i have used DraftSight on my Mac for a year now. It stopped working when year changed and now i can’t download it anymore. I’m lousy with computers and I don’t
know what to do. I get DraftSight on my computer in Applications le, but then when i try to open it, it always says that “There is a problem why DraftSight cannot
be opened, check if it works with your Mac OS X-version. You might have to reinstall…” (Probably poor translation.) I have Snow Leopard and all of the minimum
system requirements should be ok. I have tried to remove DraftSight and install it again, but it doesn’t work. It says Dyld Error Message: Library not loaded…Reason:
Image not found

Please help me before i waste again the whole day trying to x this.

Deepak Gupta Post author

January 27, 2015 at 5:18 PM

Please check if you are running Mac OS X 64bit v10.6 (Snow Leopard). Also try downloading the latest version here and check if this helps:

K Kivelä
January 27, 2015 at 6:23 PM

Still not working. Still Library not loaded + Image not found. Any ideas?

Deepak Gupta Post author

January 27, 2015 at 6:49 PM

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 18/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
Try this x which is for a di erent application but sounds like a similar problem: http://stackover ow.com/questions/26206287/rncryptor-dyld-error-message-library-

ctn hidrolik
December 13, 2014 at 3:33 AM

thank you for your help

November 26, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Hi I xed the issue I was having.

I un-installed DraftSight and then promoted the user an administrator installed DraftSight and did the activation, then demoted the user back and it works ne.

I believe when you install DraftSight it asks for admin rights and it then asks you to register whilst using the elevated permissions so when you restart and use it as a
normal user the registration details are in the appdata for the elevated user not the non admin user.

Hope this helps.

Deepak Gupta Post author

November 26, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Martin, thanks a lot for sharing that

November 18, 2014 at 5:03 PM

It seems if I run it as admin (not an option for the users) it does not ask for activation if the users uses normal credentials then it asks for activation

Deepak Gupta Post author

November 22, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Martin, can you set up the rewall inbound/outbound rule for the DraftSight program for the normal user mode and check.

November 17, 2014 at 9:02 AM


November 11, 2014 at 11:26 PM

I am having an issue where every time that I open draftsight it asks me to activate and I have entered a few di erent email address and I have never gotten an email
back to activate it! I had our company IT guy install draftsight for as we also use solidworks, but I still get the activation screen! How do I get rid of the activation

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 19/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

Deepak Gupta Post author

November 22, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Rick, did you tried the x mentioned above i.e. renaming the registry key?

dennis inawan
September 30, 2014 at 3:18 PM

Dear mr deepak , i got some problem. my draftsight alway appear this message “Xml error : unexpected end of le, line = 1282, column = 33517 while loading
C:\Documents and setting\barno\application\data\DraftSight\1.2.156\UI\english\application.xml”

please help ,…


Deepak Gupta Post author

September 30, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Dennis can you please try this: Go to C:\Documents and setting\barno\application\data\DraftSight\1.2.156\UI\english and cut paste the application.xml and
application.bak to a di erent location. Now load/start the DraftSight and check.

César Cardoso
June 15, 2016 at 7:39 PM

It worked for me! Thanks!

September 10, 2014 at 12:42 AM

I keep getting:
Xml error: unexpected end of le, line = 182, column = 1 while loading….etc.

I tried the reactivation thing and it didn’t x it. Any ideas?

Deepak Gupta Post author

September 16, 2014 at 11:10 AM

Billy go to C:\Users\User Name here\AppData\Roaming\DraftSight\1.2.285\UI\english and cut paste the application.xml and application.bak to a di erent location.
Now load/start the DraftSight and check.

Please note the path listed above may be slightly di erent in you machine

July 17, 2014 at 2:29 AM

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 20/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
I have been using draftsight 64 and just purchased pro. But I can load at all it keeps giving me an error while installing . They didn’t have a problem taking my money
but they do have a problem returning my calls. Enough with that while using DS it freezes up and shuts down and I lose my work. This is the reason i bought pro
verision hoping to stop this issue. Can anyone help or having same issues?

Deepak Gupta Post author

July 17, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Ricky sorry to hear that but I’m also using a Prop version as well free version and I don’t see similar behavior. When you mean it freezes, do you kill/close it OR it goes
o automatically.

July 17, 2014 at 5:38 PM

it just freezes and you have to shut it down and lose your work to a point.But I steal havent been able to load DS pro. yet.

Deepak Gupta Post author

July 19, 2014 at 11:52 PM

When it freezes next time, then do a ctrl + tab to check if there is any open pop up window from DS that might have gone o the screen. And until you click on that,
you can’t do anything.

June 9, 2014 at 4:26 AM

Hi Deepak.

My selection window doesn’t appear whenever i try to select things. so basically its not selecting things. which is very annoying.

Could you please help me?

Deepak Gupta Post author

June 9, 2014 at 10:31 AM

Go to Tools > Options > User Preferences > Mouse Options > and check if “Enable Click and drag” is selected or not.

May 6, 2014 at 1:05 AM

Hi Deepak

Could you please help me out?

The selection window and some other commands like ortho and polar are still not working.

Deepak Gupta Post author

April 19, 2014 at 1:09 PM

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 21/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
Anyone having issue with Activation, please try setting the proxy for the DS as mentioned by Suraj here: https://forum.solidworks.com/message/417008#417008

April 16, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Hi Deepak.

I had a Draftsight installed on my system. I wanted to update it so I rstly uninstalled the older version and went on 3ds.com to free download it.

After downloading it didnt ask me anything about my e mail address or registration or activation.

It allows me to open the older les but some commands are not working like i cant select the objects via selecting window. stretch command is not working either
cause of that. instead of stretch it move things.

Could you please get back to me with a solution that why its happening?

May 2, 2014 at 1:51 AM

Thank you so much. My problem is xed

Gary Looney
March 31, 2014 at 8:16 AM

I have Desk Top Win7 64 and no internet, Draftsight do not respond, perhaps they sell internet plans instead now

Fanny Trichet
June 6, 2013 at 7:54 PM

During my work I need to install Draftsight in computer which has a multiple user accounts.
One of the users, who don’t have Internet access, has his 30-day-trial period over.
In order to reactivate Draftsight, I uninstall the software with my account (I´m the administrator). Then, I renamed the “SWActivation” as explained in this tutorial.
I tried several installations ways that didn’t worked. Firstly, I tried installing the software using my account and activating it (I never received the email). However, once
in the user account, the user received the same message box “Your 30-day-trial period is over …”. So I tried installing the software since the user account. But I
received the same message box.
I think that, because of the multiple user account I need to do something more or something di erent but I don’t know what.
Sorry for my poor English .

Vijay Bhide
April 9, 2013 at 8:49 AM

What about draftSight for linux?

George Little
February 16, 2013 at 10:15 PM

i keep getting this error.

Xml error:unexpected end of le, line = 1083, column = 1

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 22/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer

Deepak Gupta Post author

February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

George, when are you getting this error.

trip magnusen
April 18, 2014 at 8:43 PM

I’m getting this same message. Did you get a solution?

Paul Beaumont
October 30, 2012 at 7:23 AM

okay, this will work for pc users, but how do I reactivate DraftSight on my Mac?

Deepak Gupta Post author

October 30, 2012 at 7:53 AM

Paul I’m afraid that I don’t have a clue. I don’t have Mac to test that but will try to nd it out.

Paul Beaumont
October 30, 2012 at 7:57 AM

Thank you for your fast response. I downloaded DraftSight again, and was able to open my existing drawing les in the new version.

Deepak Gupta Post author

October 30, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Glad you got it xed.

Manish Mehra
June 7, 2013 at 1:41 PM

Hi Deepak,

we are also having the same activation issue, we did above steps, done changes in the registry and reinstalled draft sight but no luck, i have also downloaded
draftsight from web and reinstalled but its still asking for activation when ever i open draftsight. do you any x it for that issue ?…. please help us

Thanks in advance


G Bolland
https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 23/24
27/03/2018 Corrigir seu problema de Ativação de Rascunho | Blog do CAD CAM do Boxer
September 28, 2013 at 3:11 AM

Hello, I have this issue as well.

Everytime I open Draftsight I am asked to Activate. After lling in the details and hitting the activate button no email is sent. I have tried various email accounts, spam
lters are not the issue.
My Draftsight install is on a clean install of Window 7 Home Premium x64. I am not the local administrator as this is not an option on a non Professional Windows
Licence, I have administrator access however.
I have searched everywhere for an answer, other people have posed this question from as far back as early 2011. There are no satisfactory answers. Reinstallation
after renaming SwActivation reg key does not work.
This is quite a aw to go unaddressed as it makes Draftsight a chore. Will uninstall the program shortly if not resolved.

R Marciw
August 8, 2014 at 5:45 AM

I was having the same problem and tried deleting the SWActivation key with no luck until I noticed there was a SolidWorks key (can’t remember how it got there-it
must have been there from an earlier install a long time ago) in the same Software subfolder. in the registry. I deleted that key, started up DraftSight, lled in the
activation elds and presto! I immediately got a message that my request was submitted and quickly got an email response.

Deepak Gupta Post author

August 8, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Thanks Marciw for sharing it.

July 1, 2017 at 9:00 AM

What key is it Marciw ?

I got the same problem, can not received activation email, even after delete the SWActivation key.
Thanks for sharing

Deepak Gupta Post author

July 1, 2017 at 12:30 PM

Jackie, você tem o SOLIDWORKS instalado na mesma máquina?> Se sim, qual versão?

https://gupta9665.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/fix-your-draftsight-activation-problem/ 24/24