Revit Error: “Data in file (filename).rvt is corrupt and needs to be manually recovered

Gabe Hernandez

Architecture and Engineering, All, Revit, Upgrading, Construction, Corruption, 2017 0 Comment

We’ve been getting a few phone calls where Revit users have been receiving this error when opening a file:

This issue usually occurs when upgrading models. What I have done to help resolve this error is clean up the model in the version it was created in. Remove all non-essential links and imported CAD files. Update any  linked models and especially any custom families to the newest version.

If this does not work then you’ll need to submit a case directly with Autodesk to see if they can help:

directly with Autodesk to see if they can help:  Submitting &Viewing Support Requests