Silent Installs

A 'Silent Install' is an method of installing 12d Model without needing to answer any questions, click 'agree', or press the 'Next' button. A Silent Install of 12d Model will be used by your I.T. Department to install 12d Model for you over your network. This brief description is to assist your I.T. Department in [...]
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Authorise 12d Model

You will need to authorise 12d Model if: You have just installed 12d Model on your machine. See this post for instructions on how install 12d Model. You have upgraded your license of 12d Model. The new authorisation file will allow you to use the new modules. You have been using your Perpetual license of [...]
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Certify Codemeter Dongles

Certify Codemeter Dongle 12d Model Software uses Codemeter Dongles. These dongles must be Certified over the internet every two months. 12d Model will automatically certify the dongle. The only time you need to do anything is if the automatic Certify process fails. The 'Certify Codemeter Dongle' panel is shown below. If you see this message [...]
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Error starting 12d Model

The "Authorization Error" panel is displayed when try to open a 12d Model project (or create a new project) and 12d Model fails to authorise. 90% of issues when failing to start 12d Model are related to one of the following; The "Authorization" file (nodes.4d) or The USB Dongle not being found by 12d Model. [...]
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Network Dongles

12d Model requires access to a 'dongle' in order to run. Most users have a 'standalone' dongle attached to a USB port in their computer. Standalone dongles are available in full size USB, mini USB, and micro SD Card Since 2015 12d Solutions has shipped 'Codemeter' dongles with new licenses of 12d Model If your [...]
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Installing and Upgrading 12d Model

This post describes how to install 12d Model. You are in the right place if: You have just purchased 12d Model and you want to install the program You have 12d Model and you want to install it onto a new computer You have 12d Model installed and you want to upgrade to the latest [...]
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Transferring the 12d Model Network Dongle

Before plugging the dongle in the new server, you will need to install the dongle drivers.  The latest dongle driver installer can be downloaded here: http://downloads.12dmodel.com/v11/11.1.11/11.1.11.7/12d_dongles_installation_13_Oct_16.exe When installing, you will be asked what type of dongle is in use. The dongle type is easily recognised by the colour: * Green - Wibu * Silver - [...]
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Enabling Auto Dongle Certify

The standard installation of 12d Model Software is set to automatically certify the 12d dongle, during the 28-day warning period.  This removes the need for Users to continuously access the internet and ensures the Certification process has worked correctly, without interruption. If a user or company has removed this setting, or are using an old [...]
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