• Windows 10  V1903 for SolidWorks

    Does Windows 10 upgrade 1903 suit SolidWorks 2018-2019?
    Erwann Le Jeune
    created by Erwann Le Jeune
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • error loading splash screen vba

    error loading on splash screen, first licensing validation hangup, sometimes vba hangup, or sometimes when applying repair Microsoft c++ error. screens hots attached.  i have uninstalled SW (student version by t...
    Monster Jesse
    last modified by Monster Jesse
  • PDM Server specifications

    We will be upgrading our PDM Server soon. Currently the server is on a 3.5 year old computer. Xeon 24 thread CPU, around 2.4 GHz cpu, 64 GB of ram (probably DDR3), and no GPU besides the integrated graphics.   T...
    David Lane
    last modified by David Lane
  • Anyone using the i7-8700 CPU with SW2019?

    If so, how's it working out for you?  It's 3.2 GHz (4.6 GHz turbo) where the SW specs call for 3.3 minimum.  Any issues?
    Michael Hubbard
    last modified by Michael Hubbard
  • 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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  • SOLIDWORKS 2020 BETA is COMING

    When SOLIDWORKS 2020 BETA is COMING?   When it is releasing? solidworks beta weloveit solidworks2020beta
    Abhay Sengar
    last modified by Abhay Sengar
  • Windows 101903 April/May Update

    I recently installed the latest major Windows 10 update (1903 April/May Update.)  Every time I would reboot my computer, Solidworks would re-install itself.    Has anyone else seen this behavior. ...
    Scott Perman
    last modified by Scott Perman
  • Switching from Standalone License to Network License

    My company has 4 SW users, 3 onsite and 1 offsite, all with Standalone Licenses. The 3 onsite users have SW Professional. The offsite user has SW Premium and SW Flow Simulation, and will be getting SW Composer soon....
    Sarah Dwight
    last modified by Sarah Dwight
  • 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
    last modified by Peter Cohen
  • Windows userser rights on PCs

    Hi all, i got questions about windows user rights on PCs  for "normal" working environment. Is there a list or something in that way from SW that i can send to my IT ? Has someone experience or infor...
    Antonio Cavka
    last modified by Antonio Cavka
  • is anybody using an HP Zbook 14?

    I bought an HP Zbook 14 in May 2014. It has a built in  FirePro M4100 graphics card (driver  13.251.1), and is supported by SW.   Whenever I run Solidworks, it hangs, generally within 30 minutes of sta...
    Andrew Michell
    last modified by Andrew Michell
  • What can I do if my Solidworks lagging and there isn't  certified pilote for my graphics card ?

    hello, I just by a MacBook Pro 2018.  I have a windows partition (With bootcamp) so I can download the 2017-2018 Solidworks version. ( school version) I can move the part in 3D without any problem except when I ...
    Damien Wiame
    last modified by Damien Wiame
  • SNL on a Cloud server

    We have a few offices using Solidworks in different cities. We need to access to SNL from those remote workplace. Can I install SNL on a Cloud Server (Amazon Web Services, for exanple)? I've already created instance E...
    Timur Kairalapov
    last modified by Timur Kairalapov
  • Drawing crash

    Hello,   I have a problem with new brand new SolidWorks install. (I'm making tests with SW 2019SP03 on one computer before updating all the design office) The soft work well in the part, assembly and sketc...
    Jerome De San Nicolás
    last modified by Jerome De San Nicolás
  • Software purchasing let me down

    I am a new engineer at a factory and our company want to purchase a new simulation software. Our maneger ask me to compare the software and discuss with the accounting department. Then they will buy for us. I found th...
    Xixi Wen
    last modified by Xixi Wen
  • 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.
    last modified by M. B.