• 64-bit download will not install on 64-bit computer

    I got access to the 2018 student edition through a class. The download link to install SolidWorks says that it is for a Windows 10 64-bit system (which is what I have). However once I download and run the installation...
    Cameron Rogers
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  • Solidworks License Server in Linux (Centos)

    Hi,   I want to install Solidworks Network License manager on Linux (Centos). Solidwork will work in Windows but License manager will run on Linux. Can somebody send me the procedure for installing License Manag...
    Burak Kelleci
    last modified by Burak Kelleci
  • How to check if a user changed it's password

    We are going to implement a more strict password policy in PDM. Since there is no option to force users in changing their PDM password I would like to have a check if users changed their password. Is it pos...
    Mark-Jan Wondergem
    last modified by Mark-Jan Wondergem
  • Windows explorer does not show the file type, but only "SolidWorks Application"

    Dear community   After installing SW2019, my windows explorer does not show what kind of file type it is (e.g. .STEP, .x_t etc), but only says "SldWorks 2019 Application". Anyone who knows how i can change this...
    Klaus Falk Hansen
    last modified by Klaus Falk Hansen
  • Problème d'affichage d'image lors de la conversion d'un fichier solidworks en pdf

    Bonjour,   J'utilise solidworks 2018 et lorsque je veux enregistrer mon fichier solidworks en pdf par exemple, lorsque j'ouvre le pdf qui est généré, des images ne s'affichent plus. le m&eci...
    Stephane Aubineau
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  • I'm encountring this error again and again while installing solidworks 2018 ? Any one has a solution for it? Error: register_i386_SldShellExtServerExe.

     Any one has a solution for it? Error: register_i386_SldShellExtServerExe. How to resolve this error?
    Ahmed Raza
    last modified by Ahmed Raza
  • Windows 101903 April/May Update

    I recently installed the latest major Windows 10 update (1903 April/May Update.)  Every time I would reboot my computer, Solidworks would re-install itself.    Has anyone else seen this behavior. ...
    Scott Perman
    last modified by Scott Perman
  • SP4.0 Installation problem

    When trying to upgrade from 2019 SP3.0 to 2019 SP4.0, this happens  even after a fresh restart of my computer. Any suggestions?
    Jim Miller
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  • Online license manager

    Why did they bury the location of where to go to manage the online license you have. The online license has failed again & I want to change back to the stand alone license. The FUBAR they created by removing the h...
    John Lhuillier
    created by John Lhuillier
  • solidworks  electrica在打开工程图后的左侧设计树不见了,如何将左侧的设计数复原回来?

    solidworks electrica在打开工程图后的左侧设计树不见了,如何将左侧的设计数复原回来?寻求帮助!谢谢! The left design tree of solidworks electrica is missing after opening the drawing. How to restore the left design number? Seek help! Thank you!
    斌 荣 吕
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  • Managing part files without PDM

    Hi,   I have recently been given the responsibility of managing changes on a machine and it's accompanying files (Parts, Drawings, and Assemblies). I was initially very nonplussed to get this project because it ...
    Bryan Weitzenkamp
    last modified by Bryan Weitzenkamp
  • Manual deployment from administrative image

    Hi everyone, i am having a problem with the manual deployment, it starts and after a few seconds just stops. I found this in the logs:  0 1 WorkerThr..nager.cpp(16535) 09:56:13] INTERNAL ERROR: FAILED TO INIT ADM...
    Hristache Mihai
    last modified by Hristache Mihai
  • Can the flexlm server be a newer version than client

    The FLEXLM client in Solidworks 2019 and later is apparently not compatible with the server side FLEXLM for 2017. If the server side is upgraded, will this negatively impact users of older versions?
    Scott Frank
    last modified by Scott Frank
  • Why have my icons changed?

    Hi all, I had a major computer crash last week and had to completely restore the computer back to it's original (as new) condition. After re-installing everything and getting it back to where it was at beforehand, So...
    Dave Bear
    last modified by Dave Bear
  • SW 2019 Admin install doesn't complete

    Hi, I've set up an admin install of 2019 SP2.0 in a similar way to how we've done it for several years. However, this time the install runs absolutely fine, activates etc, but the install process doesn't exit. The sl...
    Samantha Butler
    last modified by Samantha Butler
  • Swapping licence keys between computers

    I want to swap licences between 2 of my users - the one that has the Premium licence doesn't use Simulation, whilst the one that has the Professional licence wants to. I know how to deactivate licences and install th...
    John Wayman
    last modified by John Wayman
  • Workgroup PDM Document Information View error message

    Hope this is the right group to ask this...   We are running SW 2017 with Workgroup PDM.  In the vault, normally you can right click a file, and select Document Information from the pop-up menu to see i...
  • I want to know to change place value and make it permanent in dimensions and sketches. I need four places to be the default. Thanks for the help.

    When I do "New Part" or close SW I would really like for 4(four) place decimal measurements to be the default. I go into options and change it to .1234, do my thang , then when I start a new part it reverts back to 2...
    Kelly Sanborn
    last modified by Kelly Sanborn
  • SOLVED: color issues with Lenovo Vantage Program

    Hi dear community. i encountered one of the weirdest bugs in my CAD/GFX applications history ever. My solidworks now changes the background colour when i click on it. It just adds a amount of red to it. Even better,...
    Felix Schwarzmann
    last modified by Felix Schwarzmann
  • Customer portal locked WITH subscription

    Hello everyone, I would like to get acces to the CSWP training courses. But in order to get access, I need to upgrade my account from 'guest' to 'standard'. Now I'm trying to register my solidworks license key to gai...
    Robert Delis
    last modified by Robert Delis