• slow performance issue- highlighting lines in orange

    Whenever I even briefly hover my mouse cursor over a body part on the list, SW will cycle through all of the lines in that sketch and highlight them orange. I have turned off the dynamic highlighting and indeed the sk...
    Tal Mor
    last modified by Tal Mor
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spending about 1/3 to 1/2 of my time waiting for SW rather than using it!

    Anyone have any solutions to SolidWorks' slow processing on large parts with lots of features?  In my opinion, this really isn't a new issue.  This has been a problem as far back as I can remember (2006-2007...
    Martin Behling
    last modified by Martin Behling
  • Student Edition's license is about to expire.

    My Solidworks Student Edition's license is about to expire in 15 to 20 days. Can i extend this license for a year or more??
    Usama Ali
    last modified by Usama Ali
  • 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
    last modified by Jeanette Numbers
  • Why is opening and printing so slow? 260mb memory

    When opening a file in Solidworks it takes forever. I have no idea why, it is only using 258 mb of memory. The system has enough memory (32Gb).     Virtual memory is also enough, I dont know where the 25...
    Erik Janssen
    created by Erik Janssen
  • 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
  • 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
  • Performance evaluation rebuild time is far off by a factor of 4-100 times

    Hi,   My parts takes for ever to rebuild.. And it has been so for years and on at least 2 different high-end computers, currently I7@5GHZ, nvme m.2 raid-0, Quadro P4000 etc ... Im using every design trick in the...
    Peter Persson
    last modified by Peter Persson
  • 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
  • License Report Tool

    Hi all,   As the SNL log file is difficult to read and organize. So, I have just developed a free license report tool to help Company to analysis the license utilization status in real time mode. It is still in...
    Win Lai
    last modified by Win Lai
  • 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
  • What is my PC's bottleneck?

    Starting to get into larger assemblies and the PC is having some issues keeping up. What is weird is that I can rotate the entire model just fine, but then some times, it just freezes up for 1-2 seconds, then gets ba...
    Boris Ostrovskiy
    last modified by Boris Ostrovskiy
  • Solidworks Instability Cost our Company $35k Last Year

    We just heard from our bean counters. We have a in-distributed work order we have to log into when we are have solidworks software issues. Our accounting dept just reported to us that we has just over $35,000 dollars ...
    Tim Smith
    last modified by Tim Smith
  • 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
  • Quick Export of Toolbox/Hole Wizard Data?

    Ok this is an odd one.  I was just looking at the toolbox folder we are using on our network and well there is so much legacy data and misc. garbage in the folder that it's almost impossible to manage the file st...
    Darrell Conley
    last modified by Darrell Conley
  • 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
  • Das Program SolidWorks schliesst häufig, zeigt Fehlereldung und die Fonktion von ihm ist auch zu langsam geworden.

    Moin ich bin Praktikant. Das Program SolidWorks schliesst häufig, zeigt Fehlereldung und die Fonktion von ihm ist auch zu langsam geworden? Weiss jemand warum das so ist ? Vielen Dank   EDITED BY MODERATOR:...
    Thomas Siemer
    last modified by Thomas Siemer
  • Solidworks Premium 2019 SP2.0 Suddenly started Crashing at "Save"

    Suddenly, with nothing having changed since yesterday, my Solidworks Premium 2019 SP2.0 is completely crashing when I click "save" on drawings. Yesterday it was not doing this. PC Specs: Windows 10 Pro Build 1809 64...
    Matthew Turner
    last modified by Matthew Turner