Just after I posted this question, another in my office figured out a solution. He replaced the .Net file with an older version (from 4.5 back to 4.0). Seemed to do the trick.
Ran into the same problem but we lost 46hrs worth of work costing my firm $5,135 and counting. Missed a crucial deadline forcing us into full damage control. Alan's tech support was above and beyond but his hands were tied.
Your lack of concern and obvious greed is unacceptable autodesk!! Your entire QA department should be replaced and a new CEO with a performance based strategy that focuses ONLY on improving user experience before any effort is put into a new version.
Keep in mind you are using Revit LT. All the research I have done is that it is an LT Problem and not a full version. Our company has been using Revit now for three years and early on many people had the same attitude that the software sucked but the reality was that some of it was just fear of the unknown. People didnt like changing their ways. We also lacked adequate training. We recently had a project that had a 6 month schedule, 2 months for design, 4 for construction. 162'-0" tower. because of the coordination abilities with Revit and Navisworks we had 0.02% errors attributable to Engineering on the job. The software saved us.
I might be missing something here, but it was my understanding that simply doing a Save As with a different file name after upgrading to 2014 fixed the problem. I'm unclear on how you lost 46 hours of work. Could you elaborate? Perhaps there's a way to salvage that work.
I agree, the software is not the problem. Is only as good as its developers and QA personnel. I have been using Revit since version 9.0 so my crossover fears have been delt with. Even in its buggy state Revit is much more efficient and useful than autocad. Personally my frustratations have less to do with the software and more to do with Autodesk's lack of concern for making it better. To much focus on getting the next version on the street.
Considering that this is nearly 2014, I am suprised this issue has NOT YET BEEN RESOLVED. I avoided doing the upgrade until now and was not aware that this corruption was an issue, so now lost my entire body of work on a project.
What exactly have you done to fix this problem? You have know about this for a year now. My files are all corrupt...including my backups AND the templates! I cannot even open up a generic template now.
this is ridiculous and needs fixing now.
I have the same issue trying to save my file. Your site has NO TECHNICAL SUPPORT for students and phone lines are NEVER ANSWERED. How can you have a product with no technical help given to students? This company needs to be looked at and major changes should be made to help with students. I can't access a file that I've been working on for 6 months and i've tried EVERYTHING to make this not be a corrupted file. I need help IMMEDIATELY PLEASE!!!! Email me at email@example.com if anyone from Autodesk can help. Thank you.
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