• SolidWorks Performance Test

    With the release of SolidWorks 2011, a performance test is included to help test your system, compare your score with other users, and share your score on the Share Your Score site. The main problem this benchmark was...
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  • Manual Downloads and the SolidWorks Installation Manager

    The SolidWorks Installation Manager performs a number of purposes; Identifies what software and version(s) are installed. Checks for updates to installed software. Identifies required system pre-requisites needed. ...
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  • CAD Admin Survival Guide

    A presentation that reviews a wide variety of aspects that make up a CAD admin. Find out about methodologies and best practices, and more.   Attached is a the SolidWorks World presentation for CAD admins.
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  • Graphics cards and drivers

    This article describes the information behind the Graphics Card Drivers page. This page is used to help you find the right graphics card driver for your system to insure system performance and stability. SolidWorks te...
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  • CAD Admin Bootcamp - Installation

    Updated from SolidWorks World 2015 Updated Updated from SolidWorks World 2014 Presentation from the SolidWorks World 2013 CAD Admin Bootcamp
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  • CAD Admin Bootcamp - Administering SolidWorks

    Updated from SolidWorks World 2015 Updated Presentation from the SolidWorks World 2013 CAD Admin Bootcamp
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  • CAD Admin Bootcamp - Managing your Data

    Updated from SolidWorks World 2015 Updated Updated from SolidWorks World 2014 Presentation from the SolidWorks World 2013 CAD Admin Bootcamp
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  • CAD Admin Bootcamp - Troubleshooting

    Updated from SolidWorks World 2015 Updated Updated from SolidWorks World 2014 Presentation from the SolidWorks World 2013 CAD Admin Bootcamp
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  • CAD Admin Bootcamp - Technical Resources

    Updated from SolidWorks World 2015 Updated Updated from SolidWorks World 2014 Presentation from the SolidWorks World 2014 CAD Admin Bootcamp
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  • CAD Admin Bootcamp - Computers

    Updated from SolidWorks World 2015 Updated Updated from SolidWorks World 2014 Presentation from the SolidWorks World 2013 CAD Admin Bootcamp
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  • Microsoft Windows 8 Support

    SolidWorks and Enterprise PDM 2013 SP0 have been tested and certified for use with Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit only).   1. Only Windows 8 RTM (Release To Manufacturing) and later versions are supported. Window...
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  • Configuring a SolidWorks workstation

    The question of what type of computer system is best for SolidWorks come up often; this tech tip compiles a list of criteria to help you get the most out of the software. The first step is to determine what you need ...
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  • Issues with the Admin group

    There is a problem with this sub-group.   We are aware and working on it.
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  • System resources running low ? (a.k.a. GDI handle depletion)

    If you are frequently seeing a warning that says "SolidWorks has detected that your system resources are running low" or are seeing the sldworks.exe process using up a large number of GDI handles, please read on. ...
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  • Anti-Virus and Installation

    The use of an anti-virus applications, and keeping it up-to-date, is vital to maintaining a safe computing environment.   Often I have heard discussions of whether anti-virus software should be turned off during...
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  • SolidWorks and Internet Explorer 9

    Internet Explorer 9 was recently released by Microsoft. Due to an unfortunate timing coincidence (similar to that of the Windows 7 SP1 release date), we will not be able to officially qualify IE9 for use with SolidWor...
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  • SolidWorks and Windows 7 SP1

    Windows 7 SP1 was recently released by Microsoft. Due to an unfortunate timing coincidence, we will not be able to officially qualify Win7 SP1 for use with SolidWorks 2011 SP03, which is due to be released soon.  ...
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  • CAD Managers Bootcamp

    Here is PDF of the presentation given on Sunday at SolidWorks World.
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  • The case against using the /3GB switch on 32-bit Windows

    Most of you probably know that on Windows 32-bit, each process (exe) has access to only half (2GB) of the maximum possible of 4GB "addressable memory" and the other half is reserved by the OS kernel (more background o...
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  • System Maintenance and Speeding up your PC

    I was reading an article posted on the Microsoft's site about "5 ways to speed up your PC" and wanted to add some comments:   System Maintenance- If you aren't doing this today, you should be. The items listed (...
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