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Running Corel DRAW X5 Updates
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Instructions for updating Corel DRAW Graphics Suite X5:

*Please see page 2 (further below) for instructions on verifying software version.  PDF available for download in the attachments. 

1.)    Please visit Corel Corporation to download the two patches available for Corel DRAW Graphics Suite X5.  If your software version is:, you do not need to download any of the patches since it is up to date.

2.)    If you are running version, you will need to download and run the two patches: Service Pack 3 and Hot Fix 4.  If you are running version, you will need to download and run just the Hot Fix 4.   The Hot Fix 4 file is: CGSX5HF4.exe.  The Service Pack 3 file is: CDGSX5SP3.exe.

Please visit the direct link below to view and download the two patches:

The webpage should look like the screenshot below: Corel Webpage.png


Download Instructions (from Corel Support Services):

To install this update:

  1. Download the update onto your system by saving it to your hard drive.
  2. Double-click the installer file to begin the update.
  3. Follow the instructions to review the Software License Agreement and complete the install.

IMPORTANT: The original CD/DVD may be required. Please note: each application has a version number. If you want to know the full version number of your installation, click Help, About in any Corel application, or check the volinfo.txt file at the root of Programs CD/DVD.
If you encounter any technical difficulties installing this update, please contact Corel Support Services.

To Check Version Number for Corel DRAW Graphics Suite X5:

1.)     Please have Corel DRAW open. 

2.)     Select Help at the top menu.  See Figure 1.















Figure 1


3.)    Select About Corel DRAW.  It will state your version number.  See Figure 2.splash screen

Figure 2

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