Autodesk Graphics Hardware List – The definitive site for checking video card compatibility for any AutoCAD product. Especially important for video card selection for use with AutoCAD® Civil 3D®.
Autodesk Object Enablers – Actually the AutoCAD Utilities and Drivers page, but all Object Enablers are found here.
Civil 3D Updates & Service Packs – Autodesk site where AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Civil and AutoCAD® Land Desktop Companion updates and service packs are posted.
Land Desktop Updates & Service Packs – Autodesk site where Land Desktop updates and service packs are posted. Use only for Land Desktop, not for Land Companion, which should be selected from the Civil 3D site above.
Raster Design Updates & Service Packs – Autodesk site where AutoCAD® Raster Design updates and service packs are posted.
Map 3D Updates & Service Packs – Autodesk site where Map 3D updates and service packs are posted.
AutoCAD Updates & Service Packs – Autodesk site where plain AutoCAD updates and service packs are posted.
Civil & Civil 3D Templates & Libraries – Autodesk site where Civil and Civil 3D Country Reports, Templates and Country Kits are posted, including any available DOT Country Kits.
Civil Engineering Community – Autodesk Civil Engineering Community site, which includes Civil 3D Content Sharing.
AutoCAD MDITabs Bonus Tool for Drawing Tabs – Popular bonus tool that adds tabs to switch between open drawings in AutoCAD products.
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 – Microsoft® .NET 3.0 is required for Civil 3D 2009, but the install fails as part of many deployments. This link provides an installer for the most recent .NET Framework as a separate install. Installing this before running deployments will often allow them to run successfully.
NVIDIA Powerdraft Performance Driver – Latest driver for NVIDIA® Quadro® FX graphics cards. Extract the files from the .exe and copy to the /DRV folder below Civil 3D or any other AutoCAD vertical product. Use 3DCONFIG to select the NVIDIA OpenGL® or Direct3D® driver.
Spybot Search and Destroy – Spyware and malware protection software.
Trend Micro – AntiVirus and Content Security Software. Site includes a link for Trend MicroTM HouseCall, a free online virus scanner.
SmartDraft® – Ignite your productivity! Designed to make AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD® Land Desktop, AutoCAD® Map 3D and AutoCAD® more productive and easier to use for civil engineers, mapping professionals, surveyors and land planners.
Robotech CAD Solutions – An Autodesk Value Added Reseller with offices in New York State. Specializing in the Surveying/Civil Engineering/GIS and Architecture/Building Design Markets.