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Daniel Paulsen
I am using Solidworks 2015 SP5.0 on a Windows 7 enterprise.  It is crashing so often its becoming unusable.  I don't have a subscription currently.   Is there a better service pack?  Can I get it without a sub?  Recommendations?
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Mark Schulz
Hi All   I started reading the 2018 installation document and under the upgrading the database server section is states "Cancel the SolidWorks installation manger" and run  "\SWPDMServer\setup.exe".  In the past I have always done it this way.  Unfortunately "\SWPDMServer\setup.exe" is not on the download I got from the customer portal.  Do we… (Show more)
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Jeanette Numbers
Click to view contentHello,   I recently got a Dell Precision 5530 for work with the NVIDIA Quadro P2000 graphics card and it is certified on SW here:   I downloaded the driver from the SW website because my driver didn't match. Now it matches but Solidworks Rx still doesn't recognize the system… (Show more)
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Ian Robinson
Year ago i used solidworks and Smarteam and there was a smarteam tool bar addin for Solidworks is there such a thing for PDM now or in the futur
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Click to view contentI wanted to start a new thread where we can collect some of the craziest messages that we get when working with solidworks. Please try to insert the image into the text using the insert image button. Also, try not to post here unless you have an image to contribute, so that there is not too much text in between each image.  Anyone have the chinese… (Show more)
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Theo Linders
Hi,     We are preparing for the new academic year 2010-2011 and i started last week some testing with the new SolidWorks 2010-2011. For this test i installed windows 7 professional (without antivirus and firewall) and there i installed the license server. Activation over the internet was no problem. After this i installed a SolidWorks client… (Show more)
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Click to view contentThank you to everyone who has submitted enhancement ideas for this year’s SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten. As a reminder, the idea submission phase will be open until December 12th, 2018.   If you have an idea for an enhancement, please submit it in the SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List. Fellow SOLIDWORKS users can view, comment, and eventually vote on… (Show more)
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Daniel Haines
This one has me stumped.  We have an admin image install that gets rolled out to everyone along with a locked settings file.  One the whole, this works well for us. We have an isolated case where an engineer is using a laptop with a 12month term standalone license for a special project - SW has been installed as an individual install, not by the… (Show more)
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Richard Stockhaus
Ever since I signed up on this website, I have been inundated with emails regarding replies to my forum posts. I do not want that.
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James Woyciesjes
Click to view contentI am the new Engineering Service Manager for my company and trying to set myself up as the SOLIDWORKS Administrator. When I go to the screen and select "Promote me to SOLIDWORKS Administrator it doesn't work. I can't select the ckechboxes. I notice that there is an area where I think my company name should be but it is blank. My company name,… (Show more)
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