Feb 14, · I would like to know, is there a way to install AutoCAD on windows 7? I know both are not compatible has I saw on the Autodesk compatibility page but I ask just in case. Autocad is still quite good and usable today, I think it's going to be usable even in 10 years for 2D. Installing 32bit AutoCAD on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Posted on February 24, by simonbooth. These instructions solve issues around installing/running your old AutoCAD on newer versions of 64bit Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Sep 27, · The problem with XP mode on 64bit Windows 7 is that it's another whole operating system running on top of the existing one. Windows 7 has perfect 32bit emulation, there's no reason why AutoCAD LT can't run on it, it's an Autodesk restriction for no reason it seems.