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13martin
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Registered: ‎01-04-2012
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Autodesk Revit is freezing during installation

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03-10-2013 10:52 PM

I have just updated my macintosh hard drive and am restoring Revit on the Windows BootCamp. I am re downloading the installation files from autodesk student website since the program has not expired yet. I have been trying to install revit all day/night but when there are "2 of 5 remaining" the installation freezes when the window that says "preparing revit content" comes up. I am in the middle of my last semester of college and am in desperate need to have this program on my computer. Can someone help quick?!?! Fire walls are off. I have tried switching to a different network. Nothing seems to be working. I cant uninstall the parts of revit that has been downloaded because it never gets fully installed, which means it is leaving pieces of the installation on my computer each time i try to install it and it fails. Are there certain files that I need to delete on my computer before trying to installing again? If so, where are they located? Help! Thanks.

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DarrenP
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Registered: ‎09-13-2007
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Re: Autodesk Revit is freezing during installation

03-11-2013 08:33 AM in reply to: 13martin
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DarrenP
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Registered: ‎09-13-2007
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Re: Autodesk Revit is freezing during installation

03-11-2013 08:35 AM in reply to: DarrenP

depending on your internet connection

it can take several hours to download the revit content

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TravisNave
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Registered: ‎01-14-2005
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Re: Autodesk Revit is freezing during installation

03-11-2013 08:41 AM in reply to: DarrenP

Darren is exactly right.  Run the installer.  Let it run overnight.  In the morning you will have Revit.

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