Error 3051 when installing an Autodesk Update - Unable to install. A required install component is missing or corrupted.

Issue:

When you are attempting to run an Autodesk update, you receive an:

Unable to install

A required install component is missing or corrupt.

Error 3051

Solution:

First, check if the Autodesk software and the version you are trying to update is installed on the computer.

If the Autodesk software is installed and is the correct version, then install the latest version of the Autodesk Installation Service before attempting to install the update again.

  1. Download the AdODIS-Installer.exe
  2. Go to your downloads folder and right-click on AdODIS-installer.exe and select “Run as administrator”
  3. Click Next in the setup wizard
  4. Check the license agreement and select “I accept the agreement”
  5. Click Next to begin the installation
  6. Click Finish when the installation is completed
  7. Try the Autodesk update again

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Ken Williams

Installation Technical Support Specialist<br><br>Ken Williams has over 20 years of experience as a systems administrator helping organizations with installation, configuration, and maintenance. At IMAGINiT, Ken puts his knowledge of Microsoft, SQL, servers, and Autodesk to work ensuring clients are able to stay up-and-running, install their software easily, and maintain their solutions.

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