• Your favorite Solidworks error messages

    I wanted to start a new thread where we can collect some of the craziest messages that we get when working with solidworks. Please try to insert the image into the text using the insert image button. Also, try not to ...
    1-98QLGO
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  • 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
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  • Work with a log SolidNetWork License Manager (lmgrd)

    Hi, colleagues! A few months ago, our company had a problem: lack of licenses. I’ve decided to analyze how long employees have been using the license. I’ve begun to read forums and search for information,...
    Vasilii Redinskii
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  • dwgeditor software

    Dear all,  Is the software of dwgeditor can be installed at the commercial place or not? We just only want to make sure the license issue. (We found it's agreement list can be installed for 3 pc if we have solid...
    Anderson Hsu
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  • solidwork2015 operating system

    Dear all, Would it be possible to install solidwork2015 in operating system win10 professional? Thanks a lot.
    Anderson Hsu
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  • 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
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  • Error al abrir solidos 3D por partes de archivos Dwg

    Tengo instalado la versión 2020 y Sp1. Con la versión 2019 podía abrir por partes solidos 3d de un archivo Dwg. En la versión 2020 no puede "error"
    Jesus Albajara Laza
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  • SolidWorks/PDM 2018 hotfix list

    I just got a hotfix from our VAR that solved our PDM problem. I was not aware of the existance of this hotfix, since it was not listet on the SW customer portal or knowledge base. That was not the first time, that I g...
    Lars Uhlenhaut
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  • SW2020 What's New "Document Coming Soon"

    I usually go to the customer portal and the admin guides section to download the latest "What's New" pdf before installing.   2020 has been released for a little while now, but this is what you get in the custom...
    Andy Sanders
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  • Install Probem configuring SolidWorks

    When installing SolidWorks on one workstation, it installs fine, but when opening SolidWorks the Windows Installer pops up saying " Please wait while Windows configures SolidWorks". Eventually SolidWorks will open, bu...
    Kurt Rebarchek
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  • Keep Win 7 (secure) past Jan 14, 2020! New MS announcement

    You may think that your Windows 7 computer isn't broken, and doesn't need replaced. Well, most of us ought to already know that Extended Support ends for Win 7 SP1 on January 14, 2020. This has been printed out and po...
    Tom Gagnon
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  • Completely uninstall PDM Standard

    I have been getting some Solidworks and Windows File Explorer crashes recently, and when looking in the Event Viewer, I see entries:   Connect to server 'localhost'Failed:(null)The owner SID on a per-user subscr...
    Steve Rauenbuehler
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  • Windows 10  V1903 for SolidWorks

    Does Windows 10 upgrade 1903 suit SolidWorks 2018-2019?
    Erwann Le Jeune
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  • Clean reinstall question regarding removing .Net framework, Visual C++, etc

    I wanted to do a clean install of SW today.  I found several guides online that talk about removing a bunch of stuff like Visual C++, .NET framework, Bonjour, etc.   I started looking at doing it but got sp...
    Andy Sanders
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  • Problems with Download Site

    When I try to open the Downloads site this morning, I am greeted with this:     Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer.  Is it just me?
    Jim Sculley
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  • Fault Error Message

    I'm not sure if this is a fault error message I got SW crashed. Run SW again and got this error message (don't think another session running???)  
    Christian Chu
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  • How do you rename Add-ins in Administration tool?

    I am attempting to install the new Creo add-in to our vault. There is an x64 and x86 version that need to be added to the vault. The method for adding the add-ins to the vault is to right click, new add-in, and select...
    David Lane
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  • Fully automating SW Image Installations (What SolidWorks doesn't tell you...)

    This will hopefully save some fellow CAD Admins and users headaches, since a lot of these details aren't well documented and only learned through trial & error.   Our particular installation scenario is for ...
    Scott Wheeler
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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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  • Crusty Old Template File Gotcha

    While working on a thorny problem with EPDM and SW BOMs, I discovered the following in the Knowledge Base:   ================================================================== Solution Id:S-071805 Product:SOLI...
    Jim Sculley
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