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xlwan
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Cannot Install Revit 2013. Something called Windows Register Server stopped.

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05-03-2012 08:41 AM

I think the problem lies around here (pasted below) in the log.

Anyone has any idea why?

I have tried reinstalling it three times, same problem all the time.

Some kind of error happens during registering a dll.

I have also tried uninstalling Revit 2011 which I had installed and everything that uses autodesk shared libs, basically removed everything autodesk.

Please help!

 

 

MSI (s) (E4:60) [17:39:35:946]: Note: 1: 1722 2: win64RegisterRBCTMdbEditX.742DD471_03BC_4C75_8992_518E2BDABD1C 3: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Structural\COM\2013\DBAccess\ 4: regsvr32.exe /s "RBCTMdbEditX.dll"
CustomAction win64RegisterRBCTMdbEditX.742DD471_03BC_4C75_8992_518E2BDABD1C returned actual error code -1073740791 (note this may not be 100% accurate if translation happened inside sandbox)
MSI (s) (E4:60) [22:37:43:808]: Product: Revit Architecture 2013 - - Error 1722.There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected. Contact your support personnel or package vendor.  Action win64RegisterRBCTMdbEditX.742DD471_03BC_4C75_8992_518E2BDABD1C, location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Structural\COM\2013\DBAccess\, command: regsvr32.exe /s "RBCTMdbEditX.dll"

Action ended 22:37:43: win64RegisterRBCTMdbEditX.742DD471_03BC_4C75_8992_518E2BDABD1C. Return value 3.
Action ended 22:37:43: INSTALL. Return value 3.

 

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DannyHubbard
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Message 2 of 7 (1,602 Views)

Re: Cannot Install Revit 2013. Something called Windows Register Server stopped.

05-03-2012 12:41 PM in reply to: xlwan

In Windows Explorer navigate to the folder "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Structural\COM\2013\DBAccess" select the file "RBCTMdbEditX.dll", right click and choose Rename. After renaming the file run setup for Revit 2013 again.

 

Thanks,

Danny



Danny Hubbard
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Autodesk, Inc.
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xlwan
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Message 3 of 7 (1,590 Views)

Re: Cannot Install Revit 2013. Something called Windows Register Server stopped.

05-03-2012 10:04 PM in reply to: DannyHubbard

DannyHubbard wrote:

select the file "RBCTMdbEditX.dll", right click and choose Rename.


Thanks for the reply

What should I rename it to? anything?

Anyway I'll try rename it to RBCTMdbEditX.dll.bak and see what happens.

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xlwan
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Registered: ‎04-25-2011
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Re: Cannot Install Revit 2013. Something called Windows Register Server stopped.

05-04-2012 10:06 PM in reply to: DannyHubbard

Unfortunately that didn't work...

still the same problem.

 

Is there any way that I can bypass the registration of this dll and manually register it at a later time?

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FRFR1426
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Registered: ‎04-05-2012
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Re: Cannot Install Revit 2013. Something called Windows Register Server stopped.

08-13-2012 06:29 AM in reply to: xlwan

Same problem here with Revit MEP 2013. Error 1722, action win64RegisterRBCTMdbEditX.742DD471_03BC_4C75_8992_518E2BDABD1C

 

Revit is installed, but It fail to start. I see the splash screen, then boom.

 

Lost one day with this. And this stupid installer detect that Revit MEP 2013 is installed, so I need to delete it, I'm not able to desinstall it with the control panel.

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FRFR1426
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Registered: ‎04-05-2012
Message 6 of 7 (1,214 Views)

Re: Cannot Install Revit 2013. Something called Windows Register Server stopped.

08-13-2012 07:18 AM in reply to: xlwan

I've deleted the whole directory (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\Structural\COM\2013\DBAcces), relaunch the installed and It worked. 10 hours for installing a single program... I had to write a special program in order to remove some keys created in the registry by Revit...

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xlwan
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Registered: ‎04-25-2011
Message 7 of 7 (1,212 Views)

Re: Cannot Install Revit 2013. Something called Windows Register Server stopped.

08-13-2012 07:33 AM in reply to: FRFR1426
i tired but not working for me. I had this problem twice, both solved by reinstalling windows then install revit right away before anything else...

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