This excerpt taken from the ADSK 10-K filed Mar 31, 2005.
CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We consent to the incorporation by reference in the following Registration Statements:
of our report dated March 30, 2005, with respect to the consolidated financial statements and schedule of Autodesk, Inc., Autodesk, Inc.s managements assessment of the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting, and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting of Autodesk, Inc., included in this Annual Report (Form 10-K) for the year ended January 31, 2005.
/s/Ernst & Young LLP
San Francisco, California
March 30, 2005