• FreeLancing Using SolidWorks

    I am a student. I wanted to ask you something. A while back I used my SolidWorks student package to do freelancing and earn money. I earned Rs:2500 which is equivalent to $15.73.   In my country software piracy...
    Taha Nadeem
    last modified by Taha Nadeem
  • 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
  • Incomplete error messages

    Hi all- long time listener first time caller!  For some reason, particularly when I switch between different displays, something odd goes on with the resolution and I only get half of the messages shown on pop ou...
    Jon Cooke
    last modified by Jon Cooke
  • 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
  • Where do I download the EDU version

    We have an 8000 seat EDU license.  I'm trying to find the 2020 EDU version of the software for download.  Where can I find it?
    Denis Tremblay
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  • How to apply a .sldsettings file to existing solidworks installations?

    I created a .sldsettings file and an admin image for a solidworks upgrade, but failed to point the settings administrator tool to the correct location.  Now that we have upgraded Solidworks to the latest version,...
    Jordan Juengel
    last modified by Jordan Juengel
  • Using 2 Different Solidworks Licences on One Computer

    I have a work laptop that I also use for school but on two separate user accounts.  My school account has my education solidworks licence but the work account opens the education licence from my school account wh...
    Grayson Keaton
    last modified by Grayson Keaton
  • I have a CSWA from 2010 but can't find it.  How do I view or add it to my training profile?

    I am an ex educator trying to find work as a solidworks engineer.
    Richard Ford
    last modified by Richard Ford
  • Instructions for complete uninstall of SW2019

    Looking for the instruction set for a *complete* uninstall ("clean install") of SW2019.   About to upgrade to SW2020 and my 2019 installation has some issues.   Thanks.
    Michael Gera
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  • I have lost my hard copy of SolidWorks 2015 and need to download an installation file

    Technical problems have left me with a laptop which no longer has SolidWorks installed on it. I have the license key and all the information I think I need, but can't seem to find a download link anywhere. Can someone...
    Rob Wilson
    last modified by Rob Wilson
  • How do you get a demo ?

    Tried requesting a demo version - Request rejected.   Virtual all other CAD type software offer a trail / demo version or even a "lite" version to try all the features.    Regards   M J Divall B...
    Mark Divall
    last modified by Mark Divall
  • SolidWorks 2014 - Repair fails. Lost installer CDs. Download?

    I have a PC with SolidWorks 2014 that just stopped working. Tried to "repair" from Add/Remove Programs but got error with some missing files.   Has been so many years that we no longer have a copy of the CDs. Is...
    Wey Ho
    last modified by Wey Ho
  • I have a school code and am supposed to be able to install solidworks. it's not working.HELP

    I am going to Spokane Community College and am taking CAD Drafting. I recieved a code from my instructer to get SOLIDWORKS premium installed. all classes are online for now and i havn't been sucessful in downloading t...
    Rick Teal
    last modified by Rick Teal
  • 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
    last modified by Torrey Hughes
  • Installation error after previous installation lost connection

    In a prior installation attempt of Solidworks 2018-2019 education edition, internet connectivity was lost and my computer crashed. Now when the installation is attempted, there is an error and Solidworks cannot be ins...
    Oliver Baer
    last modified by Oliver Baer
  • Complying with your customers CAD standards?

    Hey guys,   I'm curious what kind of methods or procedures do you use when you have to adjust your CAD standards (templates, BOM's, numbering scheme, assembly structuring, etc.) to your customer's needs?   ...
    Barbara Jerin
    last modified by Barbara Jerin
  • lost installation cd

    I have a licence but i lost my original can i repair solid works 2015 without cd ?
    Roberto Jimenez
    last modified by Roberto Jimenez
  • Solidworks 2020 license manager on Windows 2012

    Can the 2020 SolidNetWork License Manager run on Windows 2012?
    Nmt Tcc
    last modified by Nmt Tcc
  • SW 2019 SP4.0 Admin Image Install fails instantly, no error

    I normally use admin install images but I can't get it to work with 2019 SP4.0 The install window pops up and then disappears right away without making any progress. No error and no install log in the admin image dir...
    Adam Kauffman
    last modified by Adam Kauffman
  • The license server is not reachable

    Hello, We have recently migrated from a Win 2012 R2 server hosting our license to a Win 2019 so as to be able to run SNL for Solidworks version 2020. We have installed the SNL on the new server, deactivated the lice...
    Stephen Plant
    last modified by Stephen Plant