• Draftsite now only as subscription?

    I was just sent an AutoCAD drawing from a potential customer, and saw that it was created in the student version.  I declined to work with the drawing, saying, they are using a version that doesn't not permit usi...
    Joseph Dunfee
    last modified by Joseph Dunfee
  • PDM Administration Tool: System History User Info is Not Correct

    Administration tool SYSTEM HISTORY   This is just for information only. Perhaps A SolidWorks Representative PDM guy can pipe in.   As the subject states, The System History presented is in error.   T...
    S. Casale
    last modified by S. Casale
  • Current state of laptop workstations?

    Are laptop workstations good enough now to serve as a desktop replacement today?   I will be splitting my time coming up between our two buildings and I will likely need access to SW at both locations.  My ...
    Gary Garrison
    last modified by Gary Garrison
  • Admin image deployment failed

    I am attempting to deploy an admin image of solidworks 2019  when i try to automatically deploy  i get connection failed.
    Bruce Balconi
    last modified by Bruce Balconi
  • Solidworks PCB 2019 opening unmanaged projects?

    Quick background. I am not an Electrical Engineer nor have I ever used this application. I am however a computer programmer, so I have experience using SVN and Tortoise SVN. We lost our System Administrator so I am de...
    Jeff Cho
    last modified by Jeff Cho
  • Nvidia drivers security flaw....

    Security Bulletin: NVIDIA GPU Display Driver - August 2019 | NVIDIA    Just in case you have affected drivers.
    Wojciech Paterski
    last modified by Wojciech Paterski
  • Trying to move License Server from Windows 7 computer to VM Server error says two servers are running?

    Trying to move License Server from Windows 7 computer to VM Server error says two servers are running?
    David Debolt
    last modified by David Debolt
  • PDM MailService email address

    Can you customize the email address that the PDM MailService uses?   Currently emails come from SOLIDWORKS_PDM@noreply   Because there is no .com or anything at the end these emails always get filtere...
    David Lane
    last modified by David Lane
  • Solidworks 2019 Admin image directing install to wrong folder?

    I set up an Admin Image to install Solidworks 2019 SP3.0, with most users set to uninstall the latest version and perform a new installation in 'C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS 2019'.  Users are reporting that the in...
    David Hinners
    last modified by David Hinners
  • Serial number (student version)

    Hi, I accidentally reinstalled Windows 10 because of serious malfunctioning and obviously the serial number of student version is gone, I cannot find it anywhere else.   Email account that used to be registered ...
    Noel Park
    last modified by Noel Park
  • Online license transaction failed

    Hello,   I am using Solidworks Online Licensing on multiple desktops and laptops for a while now. We have a pretty stable internet connection so no problems there, and it is working pretty well. We use Solidwo...
    Gijs Manders
    last modified by Gijs Manders
  • I am trying to Install SolidWorks student edition. I am getting an error that says Microsoft SQL server unsuccessfull installation. I am unable to use Solidworks after continuing with installation. The software is crashing automatically while trying to sk

    I am trying to Install SolidWorks student edition. I am getting an error that says Microsoft SQL server unsuccessfull installation. I am unable to use Solidworks after continuing with installation. The software is cra...
    Shashikanth Reddy
    last modified by Shashikanth Reddy
  • admin portail

    Hello, We buy a professional licence of solidworks but during the key registration on admin portail, my solidworks is defined in standard licence without acces to informations/tutorial that I need. Do you had the sa...
    MARION ROSELET
    last modified by MARION ROSELET
  • Fault Error Message

    I'm not sure if this is a fault error message I got SW crashed. Run SW again and got this error message (don't think another session running???)  
    Christian Chu
    last modified by Christian Chu
  • Tips/Best Practice: Managing Admin Images

    Hi,   I have been the IT admin at our company for a few years and have managed to create admin images, configure different options for different groups of computers and deploy this image.  When a new major ...
    Michael Yorke
    last modified by Michael Yorke
  • How do you rename Add-ins in Administration tool?

    I am attempting to install the new Creo add-in to our vault. There is an x64 and x86 version that need to be added to the vault. The method for adding the add-ins to the vault is to right click, new add-in, and select...
    David Lane
    last modified by David Lane
  • Force return a Borrowed License

    Hi   I am using Solid works 2013 Network license manager. I had borrowed one of the license to a Laptop to enable the user to work from home. Due to some issues that laptop was formatted and we missed ot return...
    Ramanujam Veeraraghavan
    last modified by Ramanujam Veeraraghavan
  • PDMp workflow state name, block name

    Can I map the Workflow State Name using a Block Name? Where is the workflow state name stored? I want to be able to use the workflow state name in the variable search tab. The variable search tab isn't making avail...
    Derek Eldridge
    last modified by Derek Eldridge
  • How do I update an administrative image with a new service pack?

    I have an administrative image created for SolidWorks 2019 SP0 and would like to update it to SP3?  I can't find procedures for doing that.  Does anyone know how to do it?
    Kenneth Corns
    last modified by Kenneth Corns
  • SolidWorks Web Help not working

    Hello,   I recently got SolidWorks and am taking the essentials course. On the first day the teacher showed us what he called an invaluable tool, the "web help" search bar. As you type something, the program pul...
    Aaron Mednick
    last modified by Aaron Mednick