Just as you get used to one operating system then another one seems to be just around the corner.
It doesn’t seem that long ago that Windows Vista appeared on the scene, but whilst its life was relatively short lived it was fairly prolific even if looked down upon by the Cad and power user community.
Windows 7 came along and has been very stable and no doubt will still be around for some time to come. But in this mobile age Microsoft has taken a leap of faith with the latest Windows 8 operating system and this is causing a little frustration for users wanting to install Autodesk products on the Windows 8 platform, especially as it is now becoming more difficult to find windows 7 based CAD worksations and CAD laptops.
As I write many Autodesk products are not yet support on the Windows 8 platform but If you want to install a product that is not officially supported but you need to run under windows 8, you can follow the below instructions in the link below in order to try and get it working.
Please note this is a workaround which is not guaranteed and not officially supported.
Current supported products are of course: