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Why is SolidWorks 2016 not responding after adding an assembly constraint?

Question asked by Bill Schmid on Aug 2, 2017
Latest reply on Aug 2, 2017 by John Stoltzfus

Suddenly, like within the past week, Solidworks 2016 has started hanging every time I finish adding an assembly constraint.  This is not a large assembly and they aren't complex parts.  I've had this version installed for several months and it didn't do it before (or I'd have gone crazy by now).  I turned off auto-save.  Didn't make a difference.  I found that SW was using the integrated video card on my laptop, so I ran it with the "High-performance NVidia processor," didn't help.


It's like it just checks out after every assembly constraint function for 5 to 15 seconds.  Anyone have any ideas as to why or how to make it stop, other than giving my computer to IT for re-imaging?