• EAA 2018 Student Design Kit Download Problem

    Hi,   I'm a member of EAA.org and am attempting to download Solidworks Student Design Kit 2018-2019. It is a new installation. I'm not a student so cannot consult with an education facility. I obtained the softw...
  • I need a laptop/workstation for solidworks. Initially I'll use it for wind turbines designing. Kindly suggest me one with budget around $600.

    I need a laptop/workstation for solidworks. Initially I'll use it for wind turbines designing. Kindly suggest me one with budget around $600.
    emad khan
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  • attivazione e trasferimento della licenza non fattibile online ma solo via mail

    Buongiorno, come da oggetto , se provo ad attivare la licenza via internet mi compare il seguente messaggio " Impossibile raggiungere il sito web dell'attivazione di licenza". Lavorando su un computer in rete aziend...
    Sansoldo Daniele
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  • SW experience on Surface PRO 4, Surface Book, MacBook and MacBook Air

    Hello, I have been using SW on MacBook Pro 15" via Bootcamp for years. I am satisfied with the performance. Right now, I am looking for a lighter device.  I am considering to buy one of the four devices listed in...
    Peter Cohen
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  • my email address is incorrect

    Hello Solidworks,   My email address in my profile is correct "supervisor@precise-inc.com. But, When I receive a message that a verification is needed to verify my email address the email address that the verifi...
    Guy Marino
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  • where can I get from my Solidworks 2016 product activation key?

    When I installed solidworks 2016 , it told me that my product activation has expired. Now I want to buy a license-key for it. Please help me where I can get it from?
    Usama Ali
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  • CCleaner removing critical registry entries?

    Hi Everyone      I just did a fresh install of SW 2018 SP5 because the program had gotten so sluggish I figured 4 years of upgrades without clean installs had made a mess of the program files. T...
    Nicholas Davis
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  • License Order On Client Is Not The Same As License Order On Server

    Hello,   First, I an not a CAD guy, I'm just a lowly Software Engineer that is tasked with creating a silent install for Solidworks 2018 SP2 Education (Premium). First, we had a problem with the Material Databas...
    Curtis Key
    last modified by Curtis Key
  • Why solidworks do not work on MEP works, I like solidworks and prefered it instead of all Autodesk applications but please pleaaase try to work on MEP works

    Why solidworks do not work on MEP works, I like solidworks and prefered it instead of all Autodesk applications but please pleaaase try to work on MEP works
    Abouzaid Zezo
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  • How many users can I have with Solidworks 2018 PDM Standard (7-8 ok)

    We are looking at the SWX PDM standard product and I have 7-8 users, will that be a problem? How many users can I have with Solidworks 2018 PDM Standard (7-8 ok)
    Joe Kulakowski
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  • 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
  • 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
    last modified by Jarrad Edwards