• Have product key but lost CD for solidworks 2013. What can I do?

    Hi, I want to reinstall solidworks 2013 on a new PC. I cannot find the CD, but I do have my product key, how can I make this work?
    Salvatore Lucci
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  • New workstation specs, what should I upgrade (if anything)

    Our assemblies top out around 5,000 parts, most are much smaller.  I do occasional FEA, but it's not every day, or even every month.   Using 2010 premium and here is a workstation some local guys have quote...
    Robert Wicks
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  • Solidworks PCB and Workstation HP Z420

    Hi I have received from my IT department this PC; do you think is ok for Solidworks PCB:   Workstation HP Z420 Intel Xeon QUAD Core E5-1603 2,8Ghz RAM 32 GB 1 x SSD 256 GB 1 x HDD 1 TB NVIDIA QUADRO K2000 ...
    Roberto Missoli
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  • Solidworks 2018 performance issues

    Greetings, I am experiencing some performance issues with solidworks 2018 sp 5. I am running windows 10 on a HP Z600 with 16G of ram. I have the latest video card driver for my M2000.   Solidworks is operating s...
    Nigel Bowen
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  • License Server Installation

    Hello,   We are getting ready to set up a SolidWorks network license and I had some questions about the license server setup. According to the system requirements page, a Windows Server OS version is listed for ...
    John Lewis
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  • what is the best solution in "lost connection to data base"

    Jorge cuevas
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  • How to Setup PDM Web Server?

    How do I setup the Web Server for PDM?   I'm not an end-user of PDM, I do the network admin for the company. They've asked me to setup the Web Server for PDM. I don't see any sites or virtual directories in IIS....
    Scott Keen
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  • High performance Computer for SW 2019

    Hi. Sorry by my english language, I know is very poor, buy I think that writting in english you´ll can understand me better. I want to buy one computer to run assemblies with more than 10.000 parts. and I&acut...
    Jose Carlos Mundo
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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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  • Did Windows Update replace your video card driver too?

    Hi everyone, I'm running into an issue on one of my computers. Every time Windows 10 does one of its quarterly updates, it rolls back the SolidWorks certified graphics driver for my Quadro K2200 and replaces it wi...
    John Burrill
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  • SolidWorks 2017 access violation attempt to read from memory

    Hello,   I recently bought a 2 in 1 tablet PC to use for school and also to have a kinda mobile device that could run SW for drawing at project locations. I installed SW 2017 on it and it worked pretty good at f...
    Sander Storm
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  • Clicking on Mouse scroll button won't rotate in Solidworks 64bit... drivers needed?

    Just been working on getting Solidworks set up on a M6400 Vista 64bit system and took a bit to get the drivers for bluetooth and my mouse set up right,  but when you click the middle scroll button to rotate the i...
    Andrew Paulsen
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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