AutoDesk Desktop App “Another instance is running. This instance will abort.”
When installing the Autodesk Desktop App, the following issue appears launching the installer.
Error – Another instance is running. This instance will abort
This is the solution to resolve the above error message “Another instance is running”. This instance will abort.
- Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Autodesk.
- Find the file AdApplicationManager-installer.init.lock and remove it. If the file cannot be find, look into C:\ProgramData.
- Try again to install Autodesk Desktop App.
The video below is a step by step guide on how to resolve “Another Instance is running” error message when installing Autodesk Desktop app.