Load AutoCAD Faster with NoLogo

Written by Bob Mecham.

When launching AutoCAD do you have to wait through the Logo-loading process?  Every time you start AutoCAD do you see what is in Figure 1 below and count the extra time that it takes for AutoCAD to load?

AutoCAD training

Figure 1

AutoCAD trainingThere is a simple solution. You can use a switch, which is a little piece of text  that can be written into the properties in your Desktop icon.



Right-Click the mouse while the AutoCAD icon is selected, and select Properties. (Figure 2)

AutoCAD training

Figure 2

In the Properties dialog, go to the “Target:” textbox.  (Figure 3)

At the end of the text that is already in this box put a space between the last character, usually an end quote, and type /nologo This can be done with all AutoCAD software to speed up the load time.

AutoCAD training

Figure 3



Bob Mecham

Bob is a partner at EnvisionCAD and is an industry expert in the implementation, configuration, instruction, development, and customization of both MicroStation and InRoads.


One comment on “Load AutoCAD Faster with NoLogo

  1. civil engineer Reply

    thank you very much for your informative article and more thanks for i get best idea read this article about this topics. many more days i was searched this topics, finally i got it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *