Password Needed Message | Unzip a Bradley Revit Family Zip File Download

Password Needed Message for Bradley Revit Family ZIP Files

While Bradley Revit Family ZIP files are not password protected; unzipping a Bradley Revit family ZIP file from a server directory or from a very long directory structure seems to prompt “password needed“.

This has been identified as a security message that we see when users try to “unzip” the Bradley Revit Family zip file contents from a server directory location.

This is a very standard security policy that IT departments set to prevent users from running an “executable” from a server location. (i.e. zip extract) .

To avoid this “Password Needed” message;

PRIOR to Downloading and Extracting Bradley Revit Family ZIP files:

  1. Create a directory on your local computer (not on the network) that is immediately off your C: Drive (example: C:\BradleyBIM). Download and unzip the files from this location.
  2. I usually suggest opening and reviewing the Revit Family files that you just downloaded; prior to implementing Step #3.
  3. Next, copy or move the Bradley Revit Family Components to your project and\or company Revit Library.

View Contact Page for Bradley BIM Team | Email or CallIf this does OR doesn’t resolve the password message; please email me using our Contact Us Page.  Your feedback will help confirm these technical support resolutions are published to our blog for all to benefit.

Please review a similar solution outlined in this article:

Related Article:

About Daniel Hughes

Daniel Hughes is an Expert Revit-BIM Consultant and Author of Here's a short list of his industry credentials: * Classroom & Onsite Revit Training to more than 700 professionals since 2002. * Senior Revit Technical Project Manager on more than $5 Billion of Client Projects * Senior Revit Implementation Manager to more than 130 national design, engineering and construction firms since 2002. * Expert Onsite-Online Revit Trainer-Implementation Consultant * Master Family Modeler * National Educational Author, Speaker & Blogger * Corporate owner for 15 years; serving national & international clients.
This entry was posted in How to Implement Revit, Revit Help-Technical Support, Revit Training-Education and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Password Needed Message | Unzip a Bradley Revit Family Zip File Download

  1. Pingback: Download Free ZIPReader – PKUnzip Software from PKWARE | Bradley BIM

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s