Nick Birkett-Smith

FAQ: Can a Customer Portal account be created with a Student Edition serial number?

Blog Post created by Nick Birkett-Smith Employee on Aug 16, 2014

Knowledge Base Solution




Can a Customer Portal account created with Student Edition serial number?



A Customer Portal account cannot be created using a Student Edition serial number.  It will only accept commercial license serial numbers.  If you are trying to create a customer portal account in order to login to the SOLIDWORKS forum, please visit:


Select the option to create an account without a SOLIDWORKS serial number. Once an account has been created you can login to the SOLIDWORKS forum.

The above information is an extract from the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base, which contains many thousands of technical articles written by the SOLIDWORKS Technical Services team. The full Knowledge Base can be searched from MySolidWorks, the Customer Portal or the SOLIDWORKS search box in the application title bar. Subscription is required for access to the Knowledge Base.