• 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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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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  • 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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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Nvidia P2000 driver issues

    SYSTEM: -DELL PRECISION TOWER 3630 -NVIDIA QUADRO P2000 -WINDOWS 10 X 64 (BUILD 17763) -INTEL (R) CORE I7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHZ (12CPUS) -32G RAM -DIRECTX 12 -Solidworks 2019     The Solidworks recomme...
    Andrew Stashefski
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  • I am curious why so many SW users are still running Windows 7 software.

    Why are people still using Windows 7? It's end of life is rapidly approaching . . .
    Jeff Wygum
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  • Hardware or software setting problems with new workstation running 2019?

    I recently was able to build my own workstation for work. I went with an intel i9 9900k, Nvidia P4000, 2 TB solid state, 32 gigs of ram and an Asus Rog IX Hero Z270 LGA1151 motherboard. You would think this thing sho...
    Kyle Anderson
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  • Just installed SW2019 S.P. 2 - takes 58 seconds to start up. Have SW2018 - takes 11 seconds. Why is 2019 so slow to launch?

    Just installed SW2019 S.P. 2 - takes 58 seconds to start up. Have SW2018 - takes 11 seconds. Why is 2019 so slow to launch? No add ins at start up + we have the 'fast start' option enabled on computer boot up. Clean i...
    rodney mansfield
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  • 3DConnexion Spaceball with mouse movement at the same time slows model rotation

    Something that has been bugging me for awhile.   I have a 3DConnexion spaceball.  Just the little puck shaped one with the steel base.  I also have a Logitech G500 mouse. I don't recall when it starte...
    Andy Sanders
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  • Failed to initialize VBA (SW 18-19), changing region format does not fix issue

    I am having trouble loading Solidworks 2018-2019 student edition on my computer. I get an error message "Failed to initialize VBA. Are you out of disk space?" I have tried nearly everything I can find on the internet,...
    Josh Marangoni
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