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ArcGIS Desktop Buffer Wizard Patch

Published: September 10, 2018


This patch resolves an issue where the Buffer Wizard causes an application failure on buffer generation.


EsriĀ® announces the ArcGIS Desktop Buffer Wizard Patch. This patch addresses an issue where the Buffer Wizard causes an application failure on buffer generation. It is recommended for all who use the Buffer Wizard for buffer creation. It deals specifically with the issue listed below under Issues Addressed with this patch.

Issues Addressed with this patch

  • BUG-000111481 - The Buffer Wizard crashes ArcMap 10.6 and 10.6.1.

Installing this patch on Windows

Installation Steps:

ArcGIS Desktop 10.6 or 10.6.1 must be installed before installing this patch.

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  2. Download the appropriate file to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

  3. ArcGIS 10.6.1   Checksum (Md5)
         ArcGIS Desktop ArcGIS-1061-DT-BW-Patch.msp 4BFCE40943643E4AC1C051A4A9B18878
    ArcGIS 10.6   Checksum (Md5)
         ArcGIS Desktop ArcGIS-106-DT-BW-Patch.msp BDD5F4CB8FC7F46486F599F64AFFB4E0

  4. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location.

  5. Double-click ArcGIS-<Version>-DT-BW-Patch.msp to start the setup process.

    NOTE: If double clicking on the MSP file does not start the setup installation, you can start the setup installation manually by using the following command:

    msiexec.exe /p [location of Patch]\ArcGIS-<Version>-DT-BW-Patch.msp

Uninstalling this patch on Windows

To uninstall this patch on Windows, open the Windows Control Panel and navigate to installed programs. Make sure that "View installed updates" (upper left side of the Programs and Features dialog) is active. Select the patch name from the programs list and click Uninstall to remove the patch.

Patch Updates

Check the Patches and Service Packs page periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this patch will be posted here.

How to identify which ArcGIS products are installed

To determine which ArcGIS products are installed, choose the appropriate version of the PatchFinder utility for your environment and run it from your local machine. PatchFinder will list all products, hot fixes, and patches installed on your local machine.

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact Esri Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this patch. International sites, please contact your local Esri software distributor.

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