• 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
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  • I need to get a different SW licence from another computer onto this computer.

    I've actually deactivated the licence's on both computers and now want to get the licence from the other computer onto this one that had a different licence.
    Robert Kelley
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  • peut on exporter directement des fichiers solidworks vers catia V5 ?

    peut on exporter directement des fichiers solidworks vers catia V5 ?
    Christophe Marty
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  • Could not obtain a license for Solidworks Standard  Server node is down or not responding (-96,7,11001)

    Could not obtain a license for Solidworks Standard Server node is down or not responding (-96,7,11001)?
    Randy Acosta
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  • Issue with Downloading option in SolidWorks Customer portal

    Hello Everyone,   Hope all are doing Good.   I am facing an issue with customer portal. Though I logged on and try to download the SolidWorks setup files, it is asking the login. when I clicked login again...
    Dinesh Kumar
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  • Does solidworks work with Mac?

    I have a windows pc with solidworks, but i would rather use my Mac   EDITED BY MODERATOR: Moved to Administration space with Hardware and OS category checked. Please post in the appropriate space if there is one...
    Andreas Storm
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  • Speeding up Admin Image installs?

    Just wondering if you guys had a list of tips to speed up admin image installs. I am having clients install from an admin image located on a server, and they are installing by clicking the HTA link over the network. I...
    Mark Athey
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  • planning to buy a product

    hello everyone, im a student in mechanical enineering and would like to buy solidworks product for designing a project. which one do you recommend me to buy ? and how can I buy it ? because the site is complicated cou...
    Mohammed Al-Balushi
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  • Solidworks Launcher not installed?

    I recently inherited a computer from my boss and when I received it from our IT person he had already installed Solidworks. For some reason I don't seem to have solidworks launcher, I even searched for the swlauncher....
    M. Siler
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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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  • Does anyone use dropbox to colaborate?

    I was just wondering if anyone was using windows explorer and dropbox to work with others located offsite on the same files.
    Matt Furches
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  • disable warning mesasge your system is low on memory

    Hello everybody! I've tried to search the forum and googled this question but didn't find any answers. Is there a way to disable a warning message in SW stating that my system is low on memory? This is complete nonse...
    Ilya M.
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  • Tips/Best Practice: Managing Admin Images

    Hi,   I have been the IT admin at our company for a few years and have managed to create admin images, configure different options for different groups of computers and deploy this image.  When a new major ...
    Michael Yorke
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  • Creo (Pro/E) connector documentation and update

    A few questions on the creo (pro/e) connector.   Is there any modern documentation on the creo connector? My VAR does not have any customer facing documents for it. This is all I could find on the web, from 2012...
    David Lane
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  • Admin image automatic deploy install never successfully installs

    Using the admin image option editor to automatically deploy, I never get a "Successfully Installed" status. It stays on "Installing" forever. The task on the client machines keeps running until they reboot, after whic...
    David Lane
    last modified by David Lane
  • Solidworks installation manager slows down to install

    SolidWorks 2016 SP04 installation manager slows down to install when Plastics or FlowSimulation. We don't see any pop-up also mentioning its failed. Need help in anlayzing, why its not installing. Am not getting any...
    Balaranga Polur
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  • How long should I wait for a response from my VAR before contacting SW directly?

    How long should I wait for a response from my VAR before contacting SW directly?   I'm having a major issue with a deployment of an upgrade to 2019 SP2 from 2018 SP2 and my VAR is not being responsive enough in ...
    David Lane
    last modified by David Lane
  • 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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  • Sharing favorites materials list

    We have 2018 and in May we are going to 2019. I have created a custom material data base and also created my favorites list. What would be the best way of making the favorites show on everyone SolidWorks in the company?
    Patrick Ellis
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  • license server error

    Hi,   i have just installed Solidworks Education Edition on our server which installed fine. I started the license server service which appeared to be running normally.   i have installed the client on a w...
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