• 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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  • 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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  • SW experience on Surface PRO 4, Surface Book, MacBook and MacBook Air

    Hello, I have been using SW on MacBook Pro 15" via Bootcamp for years. I am satisfied with the performance. Right now, I am looking for a lighter device.  I am considering to buy one of the four devices listed in...
    Peter Cohen
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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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  • is anybody using an HP Zbook 14?

    I bought an HP Zbook 14 in May 2014. It has a built in  FirePro M4100 graphics card (driver  13.251.1), and is supported by SW.   Whenever I run Solidworks, it hangs, generally within 30 minutes of sta...
    Andrew Michell
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  • Transferring the License from a Crashed System

    One of the system in my workspace got crashed which had solidworks activated in it. Now I cannot access Windows so how to disable or deactivate the license from that system and log on to it on another computer without...
    Kirti Mistry
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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
    last modified by Win Lai
  • Windows explorer does not show the file type, but only "SolidWorks Application"

    Dear community   After installing SW2019, my windows explorer does not show what kind of file type it is (e.g. .STEP, .x_t etc), but only says "SldWorks 2019 Application". Anyone who knows how i can change this...
    Klaus Falk Hansen
    last modified by Klaus Falk Hansen
  • Installation Problem

    Hi. I had to uninstalled SolidWorks  and now I have to install it again. When I run SolidWorks’ installation management it shows error:  „Installation project error: The project file does not e...
    Paulina Bagrowska
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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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  • 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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  • password protection for solidworks

    Hi Can i give password protection to my solidwork software . so no one can open solidworks  from my PC.     Thanks   Raj
    Raj Chorghe
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  • SNL on a Cloud server

    We have a few offices using Solidworks in different cities. We need to access to SNL from those remote workplace. Can I install SNL on a Cloud Server (Amazon Web Services, for exanple)? I've already created instance E...
    Timur Kairalapov
    last modified by Timur Kairalapov
  • Can you make certain Solidworks license only borrowable?

    Can you make certain Solidworks license only borrowable?   I have been trying to find any property for sw_d.opt file that would disable automatical license pulling but without success.   Basically why...
    Eero Luotio
    last modified by Eero Luotio
  • How do I release my SW license.

    My laptop has a standard license from the license server, but I want to check out a premium license. I cannot do this because it says I already have the standard license. Our IT team is on holiday for the week, s...
    Warren van Zyl
    last modified by Warren van Zyl
  • Is there a better workflow way to unrelease a file through PDM and keep the same revision

    So, I'm trying to figure out the best way to unrelease a file in our workflow.  This is for those cases where either a file was released by accident or if a minor change was need to be made but a new revision was...
    Brian Stoddard
    last modified by Brian Stoddard
  • 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
    last modified by Darrell Conley
  • An installation has updated the Toolbox/Hole Wizard data location

    I'm the SW administrator and I create admin images for deploying the software, and I always get the following message on the first launch after an installation. I would like to come up with a way to avoid it, because ...
    Scott Stuart
    last modified by Scott Stuart
  • What the $%#% is 3DCloudByMe?!

    I can't find any mention of this Plug-in except for people asking about it.   DEFINITELY don't want any cloud B.S. on my computer, I could get in pretty deep trouble if any of my models end up on someone else's ...
    Ross Mayo
    last modified by Ross Mayo