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HELP - Included tutorials and Pro/Tutorial


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There are two tutorials that come with ProE 2001. They located in C:\Program Files\proe2001\apps\tutorials. The Pro/Tutorial program is in the bin folder. However, when I try to open these files with Pro/Tutorial, it just freezes, and I have to close it with the Task manager. I have been able to open them before on a Windows 2000 machine... is XP the problem? I have tried running the program in compatibility mode for windows 2000. Any help?


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You are right. But there is a solution. Create environment variable for pro/tutorial batch file.

I can now run these tutorials without setting the compatibility mode to Windows 2000.



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Here is the direct link:
but you will have to register for free to browse them. Sorry about that, its just the way the Web works today.

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The site also supports just about every other popular CAD system.

I know this topic from experience. I'vebeen an automotive designer for 10 years in my career (thankfully not now) and have used Pro/E like you guys on the fly. Now I write about it and try to help users like I needed help back then but could'nt find it.

If you get a chance to check out the site, please let me know what you think by replying to this thread. I feel better now and I'm going back to bed.

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