Thank you for downloading Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2014 Update 2.
This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this update. It is strongly recommended that you read this entire document before you apply the update to your licensed copy of Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2014 software. After Update Release is applied correctly the build number specified on the Help>About dialog will be 20131024_2115. For reference, you should save this readme to your hard drive or print a copy.
This update is for the following Autodesk products running on all supported operating systems. Be sure to install the correct update for your software.
Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014
(or Autodesk_Revit_Architecture_2014-x86_Update2.EXE for RVT2014-32bit)
This update can be used with the following operating systems:
As you prepare to install this update, keep the following in mind:
During installation, you may be prompted for the original installation media or a network image. In order to apply this update, you must have administrative privileges to install and uninstall products.
Under some circumstances, you may be asked to provide the original installation source.
If you installed Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 from the DVD or USB, you will be asked to insert the disk or USB during installation of the update. Please have the disk or USB available before starting.
Note: When prompted for the source media, the dialog refers to Revit Architecture 2013, this is an incorrect value within the dialog. The Revit Architecture 2014 source media is required.
If you downloaded and installed Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 from the web and later deleted the extracted files (Installed by default to Program Files\Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014\Download), the update will not be able to continue. In that case, you should follow the below procedure:
- Obtain the Web download file and save it to your computer.
- Double click the download file and allow it to extract its files, noting where they are being saved.
- When the Autodesk Revit Architecture Installer screen appears, click "Cancel".
- Continue with update installation as described in the Installation Instructions.
Backup Custom Files
Back up all customized files such as Revit.ini before starting.
Special command line switches are available for administrators.
/q - Suppresses the completion message after this update is applied. This is useful if you use a script or batch file to apply this update to multiple computers.
/e - Extracts the MSP file from the update executable.
Follow these instructions to install this update on a single computer.
Note: This update cannot be uninstalled to revert Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 to its pre-update state. If you need to remove the update, please uninstall Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 and then reinstall it.
This update may be applied through the Live Update system. The Autodesk Revit Architecture installer allows you to download and include the update with an install of the original version of Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014. Also, InfoCenter, within Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014, allows you to apply the update.
Note: If Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 is not closed during the install of Update Release 2 it is required that you restart