Error: "License checkout timed out. What do you want to do?"


Symptoms

You receive the following error message upon AutoCAD startup:

"License checkout timed out. What do you want to do?"

example screenshot

Cause

The license service is not running and AutoDesk is therefore unable to verify the license.

Resolution

Please try the following solutions provided by AutoDesk:

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/Error-License-checkout-timed-out-What-do-you-want-to-do-in-AutoCAD-2020.html