At the end of the activation process of Revit Architecture 2012, my computer has crashed.
I have restarted my computer and now when I run revit architecture, I don't get the prompts to activate the product any more.
But I get the following message (translated from french) :
Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012
Licence unavailable. a licence is necessary to run Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 on this computer
and Revit run only in viewer mode.
I didn’t found any way to restart the activation process.
Is there any way to restore the licence file (what the software seems to looking for) or to start the activation process without the crash.
The Registration support resend me the activation code but it doesn't seem to understand my problem. I don't need an activation code but the way to get the activation prompt again.
can somebody give me the way to solved that.
Thanks for your help.
You probably need to delete the corrupted license to force reactivation.
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\flexnet\adsk*.data
Excellent! Glad it works for you.
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Hi. I have a serious issue regarding license to my Revit Acrchitecture 2012 and activation of the
product. I've bought a new laptop and installed Revit 2012 on it and in the beginning it worked
fine without any problems with activation and licensing, but then after some time suddenly says "
Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012, Build:20110309_2315(x64) License unavailable. A license is
required to run Autodesk Revit Achitecture 2012 on this computer" and Revit then tells me, that I'm
only in a viewer modeopened Revit.Afterwards I tried to reinstall Revit and after I enter the serial number and product key in the
installation process, I don't get to the point where I can enter the activation code, cause when I
open revit (after installed) it immediately says " Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012,
Build:20110309_2315(x64) License unavailable. A license is required to run Autodesk Revit
Achitecture 2012 on this computer" and the Revit tells me, that I'm only in a viewer mode and can't
do anything. When I try to press "Help" and the "About" and the click on "Product license
information" I get same message that my License is unavailable and Revit is in viewer mode and
leave me with a Revit software I can't work with. Can anyone please help me?? My studies is all
about Revit, so it's a vital software for me
It may be possible that your license was attached to your ethernet NIC, your WiFi adapter, or even BlueTooth for that matter. If any of these devices are now disabled, then it can cause your license not to work. This can also happen if you were licensed on a docking station and are now undocked. If your physical devices change in your laptop, it can invalidate your licenses. The best place to start is ensuring your laptop is configured in the same fashion it was when your product was working properly.
It just goes to show that you can never underestimate the power of the reboot!