• What is 3DCloudByMe?!

    I can't find any mention of this Plug-in except for people asking about it.   I definitely don't want any cloud apps on my computer, I could get in pretty deep trouble if any of my models end up on someone else'...
    Ross Mayo
    last modified by Ross Mayo
  • 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
    last modified by Michael Plati
  • 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
    last modified by Jillur Rahman
  • solidworks 2020 and using Altium 20 designer and  together, through Altium concord and licencing

    We are looking at implementing Solidworks 2020 as a complete new install from out existing solidworks 18 installation. We will use a new PDM, Licence server and install on each client. We are currently trialling PCB ...
    Kevin Baldwin
    created by Kevin Baldwin
  • VAR Recommendations

    I am in the process of searching for a new VAR and am unsure where to start. Our current VAR has been unresponsive on multiple occasions and has not been providing the support I'd like to see.   We are in the Ne...
    Andrew Paino
    last modified by Andrew Paino
  • 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
  • Choosing a new laptop

    Hey Guys.   I was recently awarded an entrepreneurial license to get my start up going in the right direction. The start up is a new 2 seat aircraft kit for the homebuilt aircraft market.   I do most of my...
    Justin Martin
    last modified by Justin Martin
  • SW 2019 SP4.0 Admin Image Install fails instantly, no error

    I normally use admin install images but I can't get it to work with 2019 SP4.0 The install window pops up and then disappears right away without making any progress. No error and no install log in the admin image dir...
    Adam Kauffman
    last modified by Adam Kauffman
  • Can I update to 2020 without consequence? PDM Compatibility?

    Hey SW Forums,   My company is rocking 2018 SP05, and we're looking to switch to 2020 now that SP01 is out. We also use PDM. Can we update our SolidWorks to 2020 SP01 (Using Help > Check for Updates), or will...
    Victor Carosi
    last modified by Victor Carosi
  • 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.
    last modified by Ben D.
  • Download still locked after registration

    Has anybody else had an issue where you register your Solidworks education but the downloads page is still locked? I've tried to register it multiple times and every time it says my product is now registered by my dow...
    James Bailey
    last modified by James Bailey
  • Is there a delay to unassigning licences?

    I have converted a licence to online (although I had to unassign the member from it before it would convert) but now it wont let me assign a member back to it as it says its assigned to them, but there is no one liste...
    Derrick Denley
    created by Derrick Denley
  • PDMpro (EPDM) Notification Fields?

    Is there a source of fields that may be used in the PDMpro notifications tool? I would like to add the file description to the email. I would also be excited if I could add a thumbnail to the email too! I've read E...
    Derek Eldridge
    last modified by Derek Eldridge
  • Is it possible to change a single licence?

    We have 2 Premium and 1 Professional licence for our design department and have been asked if there is anything I can do to allow one of those premium licences to be used in office, but also on a home users PC. This w...
    Derrick Denley
    last modified by Derrick Denley
  • 2018 online deactivation via mysolidworks portal?

    I have been told that SW-2018 can be deactivated through mysolidworks.com portal.  How do I access this feature? (I hate to run the risk of leaving forgetting to deactivate the office seat before I leave for home!)
    Paul Cross
    last modified by Paul Cross
  • Can anyone help me send this file S-018024 since i am unable to access Knowledge base.

    Not able to access Knowledge base so please send me S-018024 file. I am trying to setup email notifications and this file has the procedure. Please help
    Rahul Gone
    created by Rahul Gone
  • 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
  • "you may have forgotten to copy the swdata99.id or swdata1.id files ..." message

    I'm running the 2020 SP0 installer a second time to add an MBD serial number. Eventually the installer tells me that "...The source folder is not version properly. If you copied the folder manually you may have forgot...
    Peter Rimkus
    last modified by Peter Rimkus
  • 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
  • SolidWorks and Malwarebytes

    What Exclusions should we make to Malwarebytes that way SolidWorks works correctly? Is there some list you can email me so I can add them.   Thank You, David
    David Geringer
    last modified by David Geringer