• Solidworks gets stuck at the loading page with the text “loading registry” . I’ve uninstalled and re-installed Solidworks, but the loading page is still stuck on “loading registry”.

    Solidworks gets stuck at the loading page with the text “loading registry” (See image below). I’ve uninstalled and re-installed Solidworks, but the loading page is still stuck on “loading regis...
    Pradeep Nayak
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  • does anyone use a Solidworks Monitoring software?

    i have been looking for a software that can tell me how much/ how many of our Solidworks licenses we are using. is there anything like that out there? 
    Tom Puttkammer
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  • Benchmark-Test for PDM-Professional

    Hello fellow sufferers, has anyone ever heard something about a Benchmark-Test for PDM-Professional?   Cheers Mario
    Mario Zahren
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  • recommended driver version for P4000

    What is the recommended/tested  version of Nvidia Driver version of P4000 for Solidworks 2020. version 430 and 441 both shows as not tested under Solidworks Fx Diagnostics.
    Hayden Droog
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  • PDM Pro server HW req'mts

    Hi Guys, I realize there have already been a few threads regarding this, but our situation might be a bit more scaled than others.  We are implementing PDM Pro in several locations (5 sites, 1 in the US, 2 in the...
    Michael Plati
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  • Solidworks Installation Manager Blank(problem)

    My solidworks installation manager is blank.It comes with a message that " a previous installation" is lacking something like that!!Wi have tried many things .Can anyone give me a solution to this problem?(i am trying...
    Jillur Rahman
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  • How to read SolidWorks Performance Log?

    Is there a manual or explanation how to read the SolidWorks performance log file? I haven't found anything neither in the KB nor on the web.
    Lars Uhlenhaut
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  • 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
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  • Autodesk Inventor and Solidworks - comparison

    I have received a job invitation to the company which uses Inventor. Being only a SW user, I have decided to make myself an investigation of this program before the interview, as since now I have only formed my opinio...
    Ben D.
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  • Mobile workstation advice please

    Hello I am hoping someone can give me some advice regarding the purchase of a secondhand mobile workstation for using Solidworks at home. I have a very limited budget and have looked to find the best system i can affo...
    Robert Peek
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  • ?unrestricted trial?

    is there a way to get "SOLIDWORKS" trial software, where i can bench non supported GPUs. like: GTX 970 4GB ddr5 R9-280x 3Gb ddr5 GTX 1050ti 4gb ddr5 GTX 1070 8gb ddr5 GTX 1060 6gb ddr5
    Stein Nowicki
    last modified by Stein Nowicki
  • Moving all settings files, templates, databases to a network location

    Hello All,   This is my first post on the users forum, I've posted questions on the SolidWorks subreddit previously but wanted to include the information here to help build a solid foundation of users and best p...
    Ari Tepper
    last modified by Ari Tepper
  • When will service pack 01 be released for SW2020?

    2020 crashes so often that it is virtually unusable . I have reverted back to 2019 until at least the first service pack is released & installed. However the work I have done on 2020 is no longer available in 2019...
    Neil Attaway
    last modified by Neil Attaway
  • Touch Technology & Markups?

    Hello Everyone,   I am currently evaluating new computer hardware for a company with a lot of users. One of the major additions to SolidWorks in recent years is native Markups and we want to implement them. The ...
    Grant Mattis
    last modified by Grant Mattis
  • solidworks benchmark test crashing

    I am trying to run the solidworks bechmark test in SW 2018 here is a screenshot that i found on an old unanswered thread of the exact issue i am running into   i have tried enabling read/write on both c:\prog...
    Tim Wegner
    last modified by Tim Wegner
  • SOLIDWORKS 2020 BETA is COMING

    When SOLIDWORKS 2020 BETA is COMING?   When it is releasing? solidworks beta weloveit solidworks2020beta
    Abhay Sengar
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  • solidworks  electrica在打开工程图后的左侧设计树不见了,如何将左侧的设计数复原回来?

    solidworks electrica在打开工程图后的左侧设计树不见了,如何将左侧的设计数复原回来?寻求帮助!谢谢! The left design tree of solidworks electrica is missing after opening the drawing. How to restore the left design number? Seek help! Thank you!
    斌 荣 吕
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  • 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
  • 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