• 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
    last modified by Andy Sanders
  • Software OpenGL

    Hi All,   For good performance, someone advised to select the Use Software OpenGL under System Options/Performance/Use Software OpenGL. But Software OpenGL is greyed out in my Solidworks and I cannot do any chan...
    Lakhvinder Singh
    last modified by Lakhvinder Singh
  • 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
  • Software/website used to broadcast training information

    At my company we have a team of SolidWorks trainers and we regularly create how to/best practices documents for the rest of the Engineering department.     I am trying to find good software/website to ...
    Eric Schwieterman
    last modified by Eric Schwieterman
  • 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
    last modified by Jim Sculley
  • vcruntime140:00004462

    Solid Works öffnet sich und stürzt sofort ab
    Michael Nerlich
    last modified by Michael Nerlich
  • Installation Files Needed - SW2014

    We are still using SW2014 SP5. And we are using Workgroup PDM. Our network license manager and our PDM Vault are served from the slowest & oldest PC in the office. The ownership has finally decided to move th...
    Daen Hendrickson
    last modified by Daen Hendrickson
  • 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 ...
    last modified by 1-98QLGO
  • FLEXIm version of client newer than server

    error when launching solidworks education addition : could not obtain a license for SOLIDWORKS standard. FLEXIm version of client newer than server
    Bobby Browne
    last modified by Bobby Browne
  • solidworks standard

    How do I download trial version of solidworks standard 2019? Thank you
    Jegan Selvarajah
    last modified by Jegan Selvarajah
  • EPDM Search for e-drawings properties. Data cards in PDM are not filled in. e-drawings show properties of the file. Anyone know how to search e-drawings properties?

    Data cards in PDM are not filled in. e-drawings show properties of the file. Anyone know how to search e-drawings properties?
    Eduardo Franco
    created by Eduardo Franco
  • 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
    last modified by Steve Rauenbuehler
  • 我用2019年版本的SOLIDWORK   請問當我把STEP轉檔後要輸入診斷   輸入診斷做完後卻沒有自動修補的ICON   說要解除解除連結   請問在哪可以解除連結 ?

    曉 陽 張
    last modified by 曉 陽 張
  • Draftsite now only as subscription?

    I was just sent an AutoCAD drawing from a potential customer, and saw that it was created in the student version.  I declined to work with the drawing, saying, they are using a version that doesn't not permit usi...
    Joseph Dunfee
    last modified by Joseph Dunfee
  • PDM Administration Tool: System History User Info is Not Correct

    Administration tool SYSTEM HISTORY   This is just for information only. Perhaps A SolidWorks Representative PDM guy can pipe in.   As the subject states, The System History presented is in error.   T...
    S. Casale
    last modified by S. Casale
  • Folder write permissions

    I'm trying to save a sketch as a lib feature to the weldments profile folder and get an error telling me I don't have permissionto write to this folder. I'm the only user of this machine and my user has admin status. ...
    Peter Hunstein
    last modified by Peter Hunstein
  • topology study is not licensed... what does that mean? I have premium.

    just like the title states...
    Mike Wyatt
    last modified by Mike Wyatt
  • How long is the SolidWorks free trial period?

    I'm interested in starting a trial of SolidWorks, but being very busy I don't want to start a trial until I can maximize its use. Makes a big difference to my scheduling/planning whether the trail period is 7 days or ...
    Martin Callahan
    last modified by Martin Callahan
  • Admin image deployment failed

    I am attempting to deploy an admin image of solidworks 2019  when i try to automatically deploy  i get connection failed.
    Bruce Balconi
    last modified by Bruce Balconi
  • Mouse wheel button only works sometimes

    Solidworks 2017 SP3 Logitech M510 The mouse wheel button, that provides the ability to rotate the model, works intermittently.  Zooming in and out works just fine it's only the rotation that is the problem. 
    Dave Marzocchi
    last modified by Dave Marzocchi