• 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 ...
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  • Can I update to 2020 without consequence? PDM Compatibility?

    Hey SW Forums,   My company is rocking 2018 SP05, and we're looking to switch to 2020 now that SP01 is out. We also use PDM. Can we update our SolidWorks to 2020 SP01 (Using Help > Check for Updates), or will...
    Victor Carosi
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  • login.solidworks.com's server ip address could not be found

    from one computer i can get to the website login.solidworks.com but from my laptop i get the message    login.solidworks.com's server ip address could not be found also other users on the same LAN get...
    Michael Radford
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  • Web2 ERROR!

    Client get's the following error in Web2 viewer after performing a specific search. No errors where searching in Windows Explorer vault view.   Error is in both Chrome and Internet Explorer (can't get Web2 viewe...
    David Lane
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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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  • Product activation problems

    Hi, I've downloaded Solidworks and during the installation entered my Serial Numbers, but the problem is I was given this program by my Student Team mentour, they have 60 licenses bought for "Student Team", conn...
    Krystian Pielat
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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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  • 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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  • 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
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  • 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
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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
    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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