Thank you for downloading Autodesk® Revit® 2016 Service Pack 2.
This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this service pack. It is strongly recommended that you read this entire document before you apply the service pack to your licensed copy of Autodesk Revit 2016, either as a standalone product or as part of a product suite, such as Autodesk Building Design Suite 2016 Ultimate or Autodesk Building Design Suite 2016 Premium. After Service Pack 2 is applied successfully, the build number specified on the Help > About dialog will be 16.0.490.0. For reference, you should save this readme to your hard drive or print a copy.
Issues Resolved by this Service Pack
This service pack addresses issues reported directly to Autodesk and contains the fixes provided within Autodesk Revit 2016 Service Pack 1. Consult the release notes for all areas improved by this service pack.
This service pack is for the following Autodesk products running on all supported operating systems. Be sure to install the correct service pack for your software.
Autodesk Revit 2016
Autodesk Building Design Suite 2016 Ultimate or Premium editions
(Note that this Service Pack will only update the Revit 2016 portion of your suite product.)
This service pack can be used with the following operating systems:
As you prepare to install this service pack, keep the following in mind:
In order to apply this service pack, 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 2016 from the DVD or USB, you may be asked to insert the disk or USB during installation of the service pack. Please have the disk or USB available before starting.
If you downloaded and installed Autodesk Revit 2016 from the web and later deleted the extracted files (default location of extracted files is C:\Autodesk\WI\Autodesk Revit 2016), the service pack may 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 installer screen appears, click "Cancel".
- Continue with service pack 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 service pack is applied. This is useful if you use a script or batch file to apply this service pack to multiple computers.
/e - Extracts the MSP file from the service pack executable.
Follow these instructions to install this service pack on a single computer.
Follow these instructions to apply this service pack to a Deployment image.
Note: This service pack cannot be uninstalled to revert Autodesk Revit 2016 to its pre-service pack state. If you need to remove the service pack, please uninstall Autodesk Revit 2016 and then reinstall it.
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