• does a nvidia quadro fx 1500 work in solidworks 2018

    Would a nvidia quadro fx 1500 work with solidworks 2018? i have gotten the card to work in windows 10 but will it work to load assemblies in sw18?
    William Welsh
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  • Rename Solidworks Corp folder

    I followed some good advice when I installed Solidworks 2019, and within the installer I renamed Solidworks Corp to Solidworks Corp 2019, and Solidworks Data to Solidworks Data 2019. I did not do this earlier for Soli...
    David Lewis
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  • Solidworks PDM (std 2018) - Error in accessing files among the users

    Hello Folks, We had recently adopted Solidworks PDM for data management. Since we are in learning phase we don't have much experience. Currently our users cannot find the files added too the vault by me. I have gra...
    Athin Unnikrishnan
    last modified by Athin Unnikrishnan

    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
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  • 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
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  • Failed to initialize Visual Basic for Apps, equations and macros will not work. W10 2016 SP02

    Cannot install. Occurs when first opening SW after download and initial install. Terminates SW before opening.
    Alvin Voigt
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  • Problems with the Customer Portal. Is it just me?

    I am trying to get to the downloads section of the customer portal but I seem to get stuck in a log in loop that ends with a screen that just has a box on it that says "Message: Success" with a "Next" button, but clic...
    Gavin McKeown
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  • Solidworks Activation failing

    I have been using Solidworks 2017 without any issues. When I travel for my normal 8-5, I take my personal laptop with me in case any consulting work pops up. I went to deactivate my license from my main PC and it took...
    Aaron Marshall
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  • Settings Administrator Button in AdminInstallOptionsEditor is greyed out

    I just started testing SWX2019 SP0 and realized that within AdminInstallOptionsEditor the Settings Administrator Button is greyed out, and I find no way to get it active.   I have a similar editor from Version 2...
    Ricco Blust
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  • PDM Task Execution-how to remove old computers from list

    Once a computer has been added using Task Host Configuration, how can you remove it?  In particular, IT has pulled several computers out of service that were used for task execution.  Now when setting up tas...
    Gregg Laukhuf
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  • How do i revert back to 2018 files if they have been saved in 2019?  Why can't 2019 files be opened in 2018, i lost 2 assemblies due to using 2019 yesterday as they were saved in 2019, i am using 2018 SP4 standard.  i hope there is a fix or i have lost 2

    Hi Everyone,   Thanks for all the advice, no need to reply to this post anymore.   All the Best
    Jarrad Edwards
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  • job posting - Solidworks Designer/Drafter (Tonawanda, NY)

    Solidworks Designer/Drafter  Tonawanda, NY 14150 Date Posted on Web: 11/30/2018     Duration: 3 - 6 Months   Date Needed: Immediately   Job Description: Acara Solutions is hiring a Des...
    Alan Kruzicki
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  • System Manufacturer and Model are not recognized even though computer is certified by SW

    Hello,   I recently got a Dell Precision 5530 for work with the NVIDIA Quadro P2000 graphics card and it is certified on SW here: http://www.solidworks.com/pages/services/VideoCardTesting.html   I download...
    Jeanette Numbers
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  • epdm permission hierarchy?

    Has anyone found our put together a PDM permission hierarchy diagram? With multiple places to set permissions, it is hard to determine what is causing a specific permission.   For example, a user account belon...
    Derek Eldridge
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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
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  • 同一个STP格式文件,2016可以打开,2018打不开,什么原因

    Jialin Chang
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  • Bonjour, comment supprimé une fonction de composant intelligent lorsque que la pièce est issues d'une repetition

    Bonjour, J'applique un usinage sur mes tubes grace à une fonction de composant intelligent issues d'une repetition (exemple: si je soude un téton sur un tube, je fais un trou de Ø2 dans montube pou...
    Mathias Loiseau
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  • 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
  • Tools to monitor network license usage

    Hi All,   Is there any tool can monitor network license usage? We need to know who is using the SolidWorks software.   SolidNetwork License Manager can't provide what IP are currently obtaining a license....
    Nicolas Tee
    last modified by Nicolas Tee
  • Online License Limitation

    Since switching to online license, I think I get a problem when trying to run multiple session of SWX. The new session will force the old one to close.   The new session could be from a plugin in another progra...
    Frederick Law
    last modified by Frederick Law