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Opening SW Files

Question asked by Brian Bump on Feb 29, 2016
Latest reply on Feb 29, 2016 by Brian Bump

This statement may be out of place because I'm still using 2013, but I'm gonna make it anyway.  If I have SW open & I use Internet Explorer or SolidWorks Explore to open a drawing, SolidWorks opens a new session instead of opening the file in the already open session.  When this happens I get the following message: "A journal file could not be created.  Auto recover will not work.  Another session of SolidWorks may already be running on this machine."  Is this a common issue that others are experiencing?  Is there a setting that would allow the file to open in the current running session?  Or was this fixed & I need to find the time to install 2015?  Thanks.