• 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
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  • 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
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  • Hello! Tell me please how to include solidworks industrial design?

    Hello! Tell me please how to include solidworks industrial design?
    Dmitry Safronov
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • License Server Installation

    Hello,   We are getting ready to set up a SolidWorks network license and I had some questions about the license server setup. According to the system requirements page, a Windows Server OS version is listed for ...
    John Lewis
    last modified by John Lewis
  • what is the best solution in "lost connection to data base"

    Jorge cuevas
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  • Admin Image, Deploy Automatically "Install Scheduled"???

    Hey guys,   I'm getting a notification when trying to deploy SW install through the Image, automatic deploy tool:   I can't find this anywhere on the forums on in the help files or anything. All the help...
    Karl Okeson
    last modified by Karl Okeson

    Online licensing is a super huge FIASCO or PITA. When you get constantly kicked off saying that there is no longer a license available to save your work because we're shutting down to the latest message that Solidwork...
    John Lhuillier
    last modified by John Lhuillier
  • How to Setup PDM Web Server?

    How do I setup the Web Server for PDM?   I'm not an end-user of PDM, I do the network admin for the company. They've asked me to setup the Web Server for PDM. I don't see any sites or virtual directories in IIS....
    Scott Keen
    last modified by Scott Keen
  • High performance Computer for SW 2019

    Hi. Sorry by my english language, I know is very poor, buy I think that writting in english you´ll can understand me better. I want to buy one computer to run assemblies with more than 10.000 parts. and I&acut...
    Jose Carlos Mundo
    last modified by Jose Carlos Mundo