• Can PDM Pro 2017-Clients work with 2019-Servers?

    We are looking to do a partial roll-out of SW2019 to our internal admin team and individual users who require it for client files. This would be a temporary situation to give our admins enough time to update our templ...
    Nick Canfield
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  • slow performance issue- highlighting lines in orange

    Whenever I even briefly hover my mouse cursor over a body part on the list, SW will cycle through all of the lines in that sketch and highlight them orange. I have turned off the dynamic highlighting and indeed the sk...
    Tal Mor
    last modified by Tal Mor
  • Certified Video Card driver does not install on the selected OS

    At SOLIDWORKS Hardware Certification | Hardware & System Requirements | SOLIDWORKS , I selected the following to get the right driver for re-purposing an older PC before installing SWx Edu 2019-2020 on it.  ...
    Tom Gagnon
    last modified by Tom Gagnon
  • Deploying SolidWorks with SCCM 2012 SP1

    I have been trolling the forums and there appears to be a lot of confusion on how to install SolidWorks with SCCM 2012.  SolidWorks has not provided much documentation on how to do this and I struggled through it...
    Support Admin
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  • Disable Get latest version

    Hi all, When I try to login to vault, sometimes I got this window "Get latest version" which will get more time to update. I really don't want to do that. Is it any way to disable it?     Thanks
    Prabaharan Pichaiyan
    last modified by Prabaharan Pichaiyan
  • install from administrative image

    Why is it so difficult to install from an administative image? Where is the user guide for installing from an administrative image? I've created an image but nothing in the SOLIDWORKS 2016 x64 SP02 folder is working t...
    Peter Backeris
    last modified by Peter Backeris
  • How hard can it be to create an uninstaller?

    I am curious why, when you remove Solidworks from app and features, it still leaves a bunch of orphaned crap laying around on the computer (even when I select every check box to remove everything).  Then, you go ...
    Matthew Brahm
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  • Have product key but lost CD for solidworks 2013. What can I do?

    Hi, I want to reinstall solidworks 2013 on a new PC. I cannot find the CD, but I do have my product key, how can I make this work?
    Salvatore Lucci
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  • Need help with SW installation

    Dear Forum,   My background installer isn't working. I'm trying to update to 2019 from 2018 SP 2.0. I've downloaded the SolidWorksSetup.exe file to my desktop. Where do I save the expanded files to? Or how do I ...
    Richard Young
    last modified by Richard Young
  • SW 2018 SP05 Student Edition Splash Screen Failure

    Hello,   I got my 1-year licence key for Solidworks yesterday. I downloaded and installed SW 2018 SP03, when i tried to open it, splash screen came and says "Loading registry, Verifying Licence" and disappeared....
    Adem Sancar
    last modified by Adem Sancar
  • 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
  • Hello! Tell me please how to include solidworks industrial design?

    Hello! Tell me please how to include solidworks industrial design?
    Dmitry Safronov
    last modified by Dmitry Safronov
  • deploy Solidworks with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012R2

    All, I am hoping to get some assistance. I have been trying for several weeks week to build and deploy a Solidworks 2018 deployment and I am not sure where I am going wrong or if I am even on the right track.  S...
    Benjamin Hagen
    last modified by Benjamin Hagen
  • New workstation specs, what should I upgrade (if anything)

    Our assemblies top out around 5,000 parts, most are much smaller.  I do occasional FEA, but it's not every day, or even every month.   Using 2010 premium and here is a workstation some local guys have quote...
    Robert Wicks
    last modified by Robert Wicks
  • How to search Folder History Comments?

    Does anyone have a report generator query for searching folder history comments? I want to be able to search for all folders that have been moved (history comments will have the term "moved" in them).   Thanks ...
    Terry Raymond
    created by Terry Raymond
  • print  for projects,

    is there a place to get blue prints of full projects?, that will take you through a whole mini probject, like for ex: would down load a PDF or  soemthing. design the part in soild works, then assemble it in soild...
    John Rice
    last modified by John Rice
  • 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
  • Solidworks PCB and Workstation HP Z420

    Hi I have received from my IT department this PC; do you think is ok for Solidworks PCB:   Workstation HP Z420 Intel Xeon QUAD Core E5-1603 2,8Ghz RAM 32 GB 1 x SSD 256 GB 1 x HDD 1 TB NVIDIA QUADRO K2000 ...
    Roberto Missoli
    last modified by Roberto Missoli
  • SW PDM Standard serial number

    Is the SW PDM Standard serial number documented anywhere on the customer portal? We are updating from SW2015 to SW2019 but only testing on two seats with static (non-floating) licenses. Unfortunately our VAR (eventu...
    Stuart Birrell
    last modified by Stuart Birrell
  • Solidworks 2018 performance issues

    Greetings, I am experiencing some performance issues with solidworks 2018 sp 5. I am running windows 10 on a HP Z600 with 16G of ram. I have the latest video card driver for my M2000.   Solidworks is operating s...
    Nigel Bowen
    last modified by Nigel Bowen