Autodesk Revit 2024 Silent Install (How-To Guide)

Autodesk Revit is a building information modelling software for architects, landscape architects, structural engineers, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineers, designers and contractors. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of Autodesk Revit 2024 from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install Autodesk Revit 2024 Silently

Autodesk Revit 2024 Silent Install (EXE)

  • Download all five of the following executables to a folder created at (C:\Downloads):
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  3. Enter the following command to Extract the contents of the EXE’s:
    • Revit_2024_G1_Win_64bit_dlm_001_005.sfx.exe -suppresslaunch -d "C:\Downloads"
  4. Press Enter
  5. Navigate to C:\Downloads\Revit_2024_G1_Win_64bit_dlm
  6. Enter the following command: Setup.exe -q
  7. Press Enter

After a few minutes you should see the Revit 2024 Desktop Shortcut appear. You will also find entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Autodesk Revit 2024
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:Setup.exe -q
Silent Uninstall Switch:CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Download Link:
PowerShell Script:
Detection Script:

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.

Additional Configurations

Exclude the Autodesk Revit 2024 Desktop Shortcut During Install

The Autodesk Revit 2024 installer creates a desktop shortcut by default. If you don’t want the desktop shortcut, then you can follow these steps to exclude it.

Autodesk Revit 2024 (EXE) Silent Install with No Desktop Shortcut

  • Navigate to: C:\Downloads\Revit_2024_G1_Win_64bit_dlm\x64\RVT
  • Open the pkg.RVT.xml file with Notepad
  • Under the <Configuration> Section update the following line to include the ADSK_DESKTOPSHORTCUT_1=0 parameter


<InstallFile type="MSI" contents="Folder" installParams="TRANSFORMS=:%LANGUAGE_CODE%.mst;:all.mst" file="x64/RVT/RVT.msi"/>


<InstallFile type="MSI" contents="Folder" installParams="TRANSFORMS=:%LANGUAGE_CODE%.mst;:all.mst ADSK_DESKTOPSHORTCUT_1=0" file="x64/RVT/RVT.msi"/>
  • Save the updated pkg.RVT.xml file & Close
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to C:\Downloads\Revit_2024_G1_Win_64bit_dlm
  • Enter the following command: Setup.exe -q
  • Press Enter

Suppress Autodesk Revit 2024 Privacy Settings

  • Open Notepad or your favorite text editor
  • Add the following lines:
    "lastUpdated": 1234123412341,
    "preferences": [
            "optIn": false
            "optIn": false
            "consentId": "ADSK_PUD_GO_TO_MARKET_DESKTOP",
            "optIn": false
    "userActionRequired": false,
    "userId": "UnNamed"
  • Save the file to C:\Downloads\ and name it: UnNamed.json
  • Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Navigate to the C:\Downloads\ folder
  • Enter the following command to copy the UnNamed.json to “C:\Users\%Username%\AppData\Roaming\Autodesk\ADPSDK\UserConsent”:
xcopy /y ".\UnNamed.json" "%AppData%\Autodesk\ADPSDK\UserConsent\"

How to Uninstall Autodesk Revit 2024 Silently

Uninstalling Autodesk Revit 2024 can be a bit of a challenge for several reasons, including killing processes, stopping services and deleting folder directories. I highly recommend you run the commands in the order listed below.

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Autodesk Revit 2024 Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Autodesk Revit 2024 Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following commands one at a time in order:
SC CONFIG "AdskLicensingService" Start= Disabled
SC CONFIG "FlexNet Licensing Service 64" Start= Disabled
TASKKILL /F /IM "AcEventSync.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AcQMod.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "Autodesk Access UI Host.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AdskAccessCore.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AdskIdentityManager.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "ADPClientService.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AdskLicensingService.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "AdskLicensingAgent.exe"
TASKKILL /F /IM "FNPLicensingService64.exe"
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\AdskLicensing\uninstall.exe" --mode unattended

Autodesk Revit 2024 Silent Uninstall

"%ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\AdODIS\V1\Installer.exe" -i uninstall -q -m C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ODIS\metadata\{E7F68AA6-4954-3ACE-8543-D2FCC9B0A356}\bundleManifest.xml

Microsoft SQL Server 2019 LocalDB Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {F4F4157C-0951-4F00-8530-E3A6B2BE8606} REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

OpenStudio CLI For Revit 2024 Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {13033B71-5CE7-4D15-9234-74C19BC5466A} REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

Personal Accelerator for Revit Silent Uninstall

MsiExec.exe /x {10DDEC81-1090-4D68-8E33-9FF3C9C37AAC} REBOOT=ReallySuppress /qn

Autodesk Access (Autodesk Identity Manager) Silent Uninstall

"%ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\AdskIdentityManager\uninstall.exe" --mode unattended
"%ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\AdODIS\V1\RemoveODIS.exe" --mode unattended

Autodesk Genuine Service Silent Uninstall

RMDIR /Q /S %APPDATA%\Autodesk
TASKKILL /F /IM "GenuineService.exe"
MsiExec.exe /x {F8C64551-A826-4185-9699-FAC37661A7EB} /qn

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

Jason Bergner

I am an accomplished Software Engineer at Patch My PC, leveraging more than 18 years of hands-on experience in Configuration Manager administration and application packaging. I am driven by a genuine passion for solving complex problems and consistently strive to discover innovative and effective solutions. Sharing my extensive knowledge of application deployments is a true joy for me, and I am honored to contribute to the community here at Silent Install HQ.

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