• Clean Uninstall of SW2018 and Reinstall SW2019

    My VAR is unable to provide updated instructions for clean uninstalling/reinstalling Solidworks.  The instructions I've found online do not apply to SW 2018 on Win10 64bit.   Can anyone point me to detailed...
    M. B.
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  • SolidWorks 2016 Crash

    Hi, can you guys help me?   I have SolidWorks 2016 on my machine, but when I try to create a drawing, it freezes and closes the software. I uninstalled, removed the driver, updated the driver but it continues t...
    Pedro Augusto
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  • Graphics hiccup using SW2016 SP2 on Surface Pro 3

    I continue to get a nuisance graphic hiccup with SW 2016 SP2 whenever I use the left mouse button on the graphics screen. This only occurs when I am connected to an external monitor- even if that monitor is set to pri...
    Ryan McVay
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  • workstation underpowered?

    Hello all,   A colleague asked me to buy a new workstation for 3D designing with solidworks 2017, so i checked his best workstation build that is: HP Z640 CPU:      Intel(R) Xeon(R) CP...
    Giugni Srl
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  • Solidworks crashing on start up. Fault Module: ig9icd64:00021621

    Hi all, From last week, anytime I start up Solidworks, it crashes after about 20 s regardless of any action you take. The error message I keep getting is Fault Module:  ig9icd64:00021621 Anyone experiencing th...
    Ebenezer Owusu-Ansah
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  • I need a laptop/workstation for solidworks. Initially I'll use it for wind turbines designing. Kindly suggest me one with budget around $600.

    I need a laptop/workstation for solidworks. Initially I'll use it for wind turbines designing. Kindly suggest me one with budget around $600.
    emad khan
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  • SW experience on Surface PRO 4, Surface Book, MacBook and MacBook Air

    Hello, I have been using SW on MacBook Pro 15" via Bootcamp for years. I am satisfied with the performance. Right now, I am looking for a lighter device.  I am considering to buy one of the four devices listed in...
    Peter Cohen
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  • How many users can I have with Solidworks 2018 PDM Standard (7-8 ok)

    We are looking at the SWX PDM standard product and I have 7-8 users, will that be a problem? How many users can I have with Solidworks 2018 PDM Standard (7-8 ok)
    Joe Kulakowski
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  • does a nvidia quadro fx 1500 work in solidworks 2018

    Would a nvidia quadro fx 1500 work with solidworks 2018? i have gotten the card to work in windows 10 but will it work to load assemblies in sw18?
    William Welsh
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  • System Manufacturer and Model are not recognized even though computer is certified by SW

    Hello,   I recently got a Dell Precision 5530 for work with the NVIDIA Quadro P2000 graphics card and it is certified on SW here: http://www.solidworks.com/pages/services/VideoCardTesting.html   I download...
    Jeanette Numbers
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  • How to access/connect to pdm over VPN from other location than data server location

    Hi ,   i was trying to get connected with Solid works licence server and PDM server over VPN. i could able to open sold works by accessing the license server but unable to add data server/ vault . i am getting...
    jabbar shaik
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  • Grafikkarten Konflikt

    Ist der Konflikt mit der Intelgrafikkarte "520" außer mit OpenGL irgendwie noch lösbar? Ohne OpneGL stürzt das Notebook ständig ab.
    Falk Klingspor
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  • Download and Share All Files?

    So I tried using the "Download and Share All Files" option for my most recent upgrade to SW18. I downloaded all the files to my C: drive, then moved them to a network location. From there I copied them to one cowork...
    Sarah Dwight
    last modified by Sarah Dwight
  • License server on Virtual Machine

    Hi,   We run a fully virtualised server setup, which includes the Solidworks License Server, running on Hyper-V. We use the built-in replication feature to replicate all our VM's to another host. When testing ...
    Michael Yorke
    last modified by Michael Yorke
  • SolidWorks Crashing Fault Module: ig9icd64:00021291

    Hi Everyone, When I start up Solidworks, it crashes after about 20 s regardless of any action. The error message I keep getting is Fault Module:  ig9icd64:00021291 Any help will be appreciated.
    Sundar Shrestha
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  • Driver for intel UHD 620?

    Hi, I have bought a new laptop: HP Spectre x360 with intel UHD 620 graphics card and cannot find a suitable driver to install. I feel that this is the cause for the 'glitchyness' in the software as all other specs a...
    Chris Greenly
    last modified by Chris Greenly
  • solidworks 2018 SP4 crashes when opening files from vault

    We recently upgraded our SolidWorks PDM Standard 2017 SP2 vault to PDM Standard 2018 SP4, and everything server-side appeared to upgrade appropriately.  However, on fresh installations of SW2018SP4 on the client-...
    Steve Johnson
    last modified by Steve Johnson
  • Black workspace

    Solidworks is crashing. The workspace goes black. IT has replaced my graphics card, had me Defrag, ect. Nothing seems to help. The latest blackout included an error from NVIDIA.   Someone here is suggesting th...
    Kyle Guess
    last modified by Kyle Guess
  • Drawing takes 25min to updating Bounting box. How can I speed this up?

    My drawing is opening very slowly even if I don’t work though my 10gb network and work of my ssd,i7,quoadro card. The ‘updating Bounding box’ takes more than 25min. Drawing is 86mb with 50 000parts....
    Willie Jones
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  • lenovo ideapad 320 driver

    so I have a lenovo ideapad 320 with a intel(r) HD graphics 620 and do not know which drive to install
    matthew neibel
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