Hi everyone on the forum and thanks for helping in advance,
Last few days i've been trying to install the S(tudent)D(esign)K(it) of Solidworks 2010 (sp 2.1) on my win 7 64 bit running hp elitebook 8530w... to no avail. Everytime I want to start up Solidworks it generates an error/crash at the splash screen with the "problem signature":
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: sldworks.exe
Application Version: 188.8.131.52
Application Timestamp: 4b566398
Fault Module Name: sldappu.dll
Fault Module Version: 184.108.40.206
Fault Module Timestamp: 4b561e1a
Exception Code: c000041d
Exception Offset: 0000000000245abd
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.4
Locale ID: 1043
Additional Information 1: c331
Additional Information 2: c3310cc630fc6d52043d4ca366b0b02b
Additional Information 3: 29cd
Additional Information 4: 29cd7e28a98235a74ef9aa7d69d8a2ca
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I've been installing it with and without virusscanner/firewall/spyware and with the option "run as administrator", even downgraded my display driver to the ones supported by Solidworks... nothing seems to help?
I accompanied this post with the "Solidworks rx" log from, hope it helps finding the answer for everyone out there with the same problem.
(Student at the technical university Delft (NL) )
Solidworks Rx log:
|Manufacturer: NVIDIA Corporation |
Card: Quadro FX 770M/PCI/SSE2
Your card/driver combination is a currently supported combination.
Card/driver combination information can be found at: http://www.solidworks.com/pages/services/VideoCardTesting.html
You are using a currently supported operating system.
The system environmental variable named TEMP has been set.
Write access is set for the TEMP directory.
System TEMP directory: 59,2 GB
The SolidWorks Backup Directory has not been set. Please set in Tools\Options\Backups.
The SolidWorks Journal file directory has not been set. Please set in Tools\Options\File Locations.
Drive C:\: 59,2 GB of free space
|Total System Memory - 3,96 GB|
This amount of RAM is acceptable for assemblies with greater than 2500 components and parts greater than 1000 features.
The total amount of RAM required is based on the size of the dataset used and other open applications.
|Free System Memory - 2,37 GB|
You should have sufficient free physical RAM to run SolidWorks effectively. If you exceed the physical RAM, your system performance will be seriously degraded.
Could not open the service pack database, the server may be busy, please try again later.
SolidWorks is currently not running.
Toolbox is loaded on a local drive. This may not be an appropriate location if the toolbox parts are shared. See the Installation Guides at http://www.solidworks.com/pages/services/ServicePacks.html for more information.