Category Archives: Education

Fusion 360 – “Let’s Make Something Easy!”

Fusion 360 has been around for a short while, but maybe you are first hearing of it or taking a stronger interest in learning more about it.  Fusion 360 is a cloud-based CAD/CAM tool for collaborative product development that combines industrial design, mechanical engineering, and machine tool programming into one software solution. Synergis Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner, delivered a webcast

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The “Vault Bros.” are Presenting at AU2019

They call themselves the “Vault Bros.” and have been hosting classes together at Autodesk University since 2016 – but who are they?  Chris Benner, CAD Department Supervisor at Powell Fabrication & Manufacturing, LLC in St. Louis, Michigan, and our very own Mark Lancaster, Helpdesk Technician at Synergis Technologies, LLC.  Both Chris and Mark are part of the Autodesk Expert Elite

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ACTION ALERT: Update Your Autodesk TLS to 1.2 BEFORE 8/3/19

UPDATED We have produced a short YouTube video by Darin Green, to more clearly explain what these changes are and who will be affected.  That video can be viewed here. Please note, not ALL customers are affected by this TLS update.  Please read this blog in its entirety and click the links to see EXACTLY which software and version will

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Autodesk Licensing Mechanism

Posted by Mark Lancaster – Synergis Helpdesk Technical & Autodesk Expert Elite Updated 8/14/19 – Yesterday, August 13, 2019, Autodesk released yet another update (version 9.2.2.2501) to the 2020 product line licensing mechanism.  This update can be found in your Autodesk Account or Desktop App.  If you haven’t already applied the July 23 update that this original post pertained to,

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Take a Look at Autodesk Idea Station

“I wish Inventor could do this!” “Why can’t Fusion 360 do that?” You or someone you know may have professed a variation of the above statements at one time or another. I would like you to know that there is something you can do about your frustrations. You may or may not know that Autodesk has websites set up for

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Updating Your Network License File

Posted on November 1, 2018 by Synergis Helpdesk Technician, Mark Lancaster Autodesk Email Clarification When your multi-user subscription is renewed and you manage your Autodesk account/subscription, most likely you have seen an email like this from Autodesk:

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Single-User License – Losing your license when disconnected from the Internet?

Losing your license when disconnected from the internet can happen for multiple reasons. To help prevent this, here are a few things to consider before leaving the office. Solution #1: Users not being an administrator on their machines, and/or not having full access to the following locations. C:\ProgramData\Autodesk C:\ProgramData\FLEXnet C:\Program Files\Autodesk C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared C:\Program Files (x86)\Autodesk C:\Program Files

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