• Will we receive a decision response regarding our SW for Entreprenuers application?  Applied in May...

    I'm a bit confused about what stage I am in in the process as I have not received anything formal other than an invite to sign up at 3ds.com, where I don't really have access to anything I want to use such a...
    Torrey Hughes
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  • deactivation

    Today I'm trying to deactivate the Solidworks 2020 SP0 on my work PC, then trying to get it activated on my home PC so that I can do some homework. Unfortunately the deactivation is failing. The strange issue here is ...
    Jim Osdale
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  • Online license transaction failed

    Hello,   I am using Solidworks Online Licensing on multiple desktops and laptops for a while now. We have a pretty stable internet connection so no problems there, and it is working pretty well. We use Solidwo...
    Gijs Manders
    last modified by Gijs Manders
  • What happens to Private State files when the PDM server is rebooted?

    What happens to Private State files when the PDM server is rebooted?  Our IT contractor wants to perform maintenance on our PDM server and says that all files need to be checked in first.  We have Private St...
    Richard Klein
    last modified by Richard Klein
  • 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
    last modified by David Lane
  • Will a AMD Radeon™graphic card in a computer be enough for SolidWorks software? 

    Will a AMD Radeon™graphic card in a computer be enough for SolidWorks software?
    Terri Hamilton
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  • PDMpro (EPDM) Notification Fields?

    Is there a source of fields that may be used in the PDMpro notifications tool? I would like to add the file description to the email. I would also be excited if I could add a thumbnail to the email too! I've read E...
    Derek Eldridge
    last modified by Derek Eldridge
  • Is it possible to change a single licence?

    We have 2 Premium and 1 Professional licence for our design department and have been asked if there is anything I can do to allow one of those premium licences to be used in office, but also on a home users PC. This w...
    Derrick Denley
    last modified by Derrick Denley
  • ?unrestricted trial?

    is there a way to get "SOLIDWORKS" trial software, where i can bench non supported GPUs. like: GTX 970 4GB ddr5 R9-280x 3Gb ddr5 GTX 1050ti 4gb ddr5 GTX 1070 8gb ddr5 GTX 1060 6gb ddr5
    Stein Nowicki
    last modified by Stein Nowicki
  • 2018 online deactivation via mysolidworks portal?

    I have been told that SW-2018 can be deactivated through mysolidworks.com portal.  How do I access this feature? (I hate to run the risk of leaving forgetting to deactivate the office seat before I leave for home!)
    Paul Cross
    last modified by Paul Cross
  • Ballooning Drawings - Update Glitch - Has anyone else had an issue with ballooning drawings since the last update?   

    The balloon will identify everything that is behind what I am point to. I will attempt to point to something on the near plane and it will pick up something that is off set behind what I am trying to point to. It take...
    Matthew Euler
    last modified by Matthew Euler
  • Can anyone help me send this file S-018024 since i am unable to access Knowledge base.

    Not able to access Knowledge base so please send me S-018024 file. I am trying to setup email notifications and this file has the procedure. Please help
    Rahul Gone
    created by Rahul Gone
  • 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
  • Dell Certified system not recognized by Solidworks RX

    Hello, I've done everithing I can but I cant get Solidworks RX to recognice my system. I have the latest firmware, the certified driver from Nvidia, the correct OS.   Please see image on attachment    
    Alejandro Cortina
    last modified by Alejandro Cortina
  • Latest Nvidia R441 Drivers

    I've just updated my system to the latest R441 drivers certified by Nvidia. Just upgraded to SW2020 and I can't enable the Graphics pipeline because it claims that my system isn't certified. Is there a way to request ...
    Mike Centola
    last modified by Mike Centola
  • Solidworks PDM License question

    We've been using Solidworks for some years but not used PDM.   However after trying to get this up and running we got into abit of a issue. Solidworks PDM 2018 SP5 works perfect, get contact with SQL and Licens...
    Raphael Drogou
    last modified by Raphael Drogou
  • Moving all settings files, templates, databases to a network location

    Hello All,   This is my first post on the users forum, I've posted questions on the SolidWorks subreddit previously but wanted to include the information here to help build a solid foundation of users and best p...
    Ari Tepper
    last modified by Ari Tepper
  • "you may have forgotten to copy the swdata99.id or swdata1.id files ..." message

    I'm running the 2020 SP0 installer a second time to add an MBD serial number. Eventually the installer tells me that "...The source folder is not version properly. If you copied the folder manually you may have forgot...
    Peter Rimkus
    last modified by Peter Rimkus
  • When will service pack 01 be released for SW2020?

    2020 crashes so often that it is virtually unusable . I have reverted back to 2019 until at least the first service pack is released & installed. However the work I have done on 2020 is no longer available in 2019...
    Neil Attaway
    last modified by Neil Attaway
  • adding a older vault version visibility when running newer PDM version

    Hi all, We are currently using Solidworks PDM 2018 which has only one vault . We are about to update to Solidworks PDM 2019 and I would like to know if I can still have visibility to that vault once we upg...
    Elizabeth Plasencia
    last modified by Elizabeth Plasencia