Autodesk Revit 2018.3.2 Security Fix Readme

Thank you for downloading the Autodesk® Revit® 2018.3.2 Security Fix.

This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this patch. It is strongly recommended that you read this entire document before you apply the patch to your licensed copy of Autodesk Revit 2018, either as a standalone product or as part of a product suite, such as Autodesk Building Design Suite 2018, Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2018, or Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2018. After this patch is applied successfully, the build number specified on the Help > About dialog will be For reference, you should save this readme to your hard drive or print a copy.

Issues resolved by this patch

This patch addresses issues and crashes reported directly to Autodesk and contains the fixes included in previous Revit 2018 patches. Consult the release notes for all areas improved by this patch.

Additional software applied by this patch

With this install the following will be updated: Revit 2018 and Collaboration for Revit 2018.

Known Issues with applying the patch


  • Who should install this patch?
  • Supported operating systems
  • General installation information
  • Installation instructions

    This patch is for the following Autodesk products running on all supported operating systems. Be sure to install the correct patch for your software.



    Autodesk Revit 2018


    Autodesk Building Design Suite 2018 Ultimate or Premium editions


    (Note that this patch will only update the Revit 2018 portion of your suite product.)

    Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2018 Ultimate or Premium editions


    (Note that this patch will only update the Revit 2018 portion of your suite product.)

    Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2018 Ultimate or Premium editions


    (Note that this patch will only update the Revit 2018 portion of your suite product.)

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    This patch can be used with the following operating systems:

    • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1 64-bit (Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional, or Home Premium)
    • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 64-bit (Enterprise or Professional)
    • Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit (Enterprise or Professional)

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    Before you begin

    As you prepare to install this patch, keep the following in mind:

    Administrative privileges

    In order to apply this patch, you must have administrative privileges to install and uninstall products.

    Product media

    Under some circumstances, you may be asked to provide the original installation source.

    If you installed Autodesk Revit 2018 from the DVD or USB, you may be asked to insert the disk or USB during installation of the patch. Please have the disk or USB available before starting.

    If you downloaded and installed Autodesk Revit 2018 from the web and later deleted the extracted files (default location of extracted files is C:\Autodesk\WI\Autodesk Revit 2018), the patch installation may not be able to continue. In that case, you should follow these steps:

    1. Obtain the web download file and save it to your computer.
    2. Double click the download file and allow it to extract its files, noting where they are being saved.
    3. When the Autodesk Revit installer screen appears, click "Cancel".
    4. Continue with the patch installation as described in the installation instructions.

    Backup custom files

    Back up all customized files, such as Revit.ini, before starting.

    Network deployment

    Special command line switches are available for administrators.

    /q - Suppresses the completion message after this patch is applied. This is useful if you use a script or batch file to apply this patch to multiple computers.

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    Apply this patch to an existing installation

    Follow these instructions to install this patch on a single computer.

    1. Download Autodesk_Revit_2018_3_2.exe and save it to any folder.
    2. Ensure the original product installation media is available.
    3. Find the folder where you saved the patch and double-click the executable (EXE) file.

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    Apply this patch to a deployment installation image

    Follow these instructions to apply this patch to a deployment image.

    1. Start the Autodesk Revit 2018 deployment creation process. If you need to add a patch to an existing deployment image, launch the update shortcut located in the Tools\ApplyUpdates folder and skip to step 4.
    2. When the deployment creation or modification process is complete and the Deployment Configuration Complete dialog is displayed, click Add Updates.
    3. If a Security Warning dialog is displayed, click Run.
    4. In the Autodesk Application Manager, click Update Software.
    5. Click Add for the patch to be applied to this deployment image.
    6. Once the patch has been successfully downloaded, click Close to exit the Autodesk Application Manager.

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    Uninstall this patch

    Note: This patch cannot be uninstalled to revert Autodesk Revit 2018 to its pre-patch state. If you need to remove the patch, please uninstall Autodesk Revit 2018 and then reinstall it.

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