Autodesk Inventor 2018.1 Update Failed to Install

Autodesk Inventor 2018.1 Update Failed to Install

When attempting to update your Autodesk Inventor, the update aborts or fails to install.


  1. Your computer has pending updates waiting to be installed.
  2. You need to have administrator permissions to your computer.
  3. Your Anti-Virus may be preventing the Autodesk Desktop Connect Service from stopping to perform the update.
  4. Inventor is Opened during the update.
  • Update your operating system before installing Autodesk Inventor 2018.1 Update.
  • Reboot computer, Make sure you log into the computer with an account that has administrator permissions:
  1. Make sure Inventor is closed before installing Autodesk Inventor 2018.1 Update.
  2. Turn Antivirus Off, Clear the contents of the %temp% folder, and then attempt to re-install the Update by Right-Clicking on the Update installation .exe file downloaded and select “Run As Administrator”. update Autodesk Inventor 2018 with 2018.1 Update, an installer window will show the install progress while the installer updates the files on your system.
  3. Reboot your system after the installation of the 2018.1 Update.
  4. Check the Control Panel to verify the installation was successful:

Windows 7: Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Programs -> Program and Features -> Installed Updates.
Windows 8: Control Panel on the desktop Charms Bar -> Settings menu -> Programs-> Program and Features -> Installed Updates.
Windows 10: Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Settings menu -> Programs-> Program and Features -> Installed Updates.

The Programs list should display, Autodesk Inventor Professional 2018.1 Update, version: 171, the installation was successful.


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