I am about 2 months into Solidworks, I couldn't get Simulation Add-In for student version. Where it is?
If you go into 'Tools', 'Add-ins' and do not see the add-in for "SOLIDWORKS Simulation" then your student license doesn't have access to it. I might expect that if you were to go to your school's computer labs though that their machines would have SOLIDWORKS Simulation for you to use.
I was going to point you towards 3D CAD Matrix | Products | SOLIDWORKS but I notice Simulation is no longer listed there. Student license gets you everything included in a Standard License on that version comparison matrix.
I know that Simulation is included with Solidworks Premium license. I doubt it is included in Solidworks Professional. It is surely not included in Solidworks Standard. I think that specialized simulation such as Flow is purchased additionally as its own Premium license.
I have Solidworks Professional (2015) and it only includes "Simulation Express"
Full Simulation is a separate package that can be purchased and added.
SW Standard and Pro come with Simulation Xpress.
Check under your Tools menu to see what if any Xpress products you have in Student version.
Do you have the SDK - Student Design Kit
do you have the SEK - Student Engineering Kit license?
I just read the instruction, I recognized I downloaded "too fast" using the school license with SDK suffix. Should I uninstall and re reinstall using the SEK suffix? Just recently, error dialog box appeared "SW out of memory and SW is shutting down right after I click a part to put in drawing. I am not sure if the system successfully submit error with recording actions.
The out of memory problem is something that has had a few posts here in the forum that give solutions.
Do some searches for things like "out of memory" or "Low memory errors" .
I don't have time right not to search for them, but they are probably not due to the version of SolidWorks you are using.
Thanks to everyone who post info here. I have narrowed down to what cause SW to shut down is by using the hole wizard. If I add a circle, and cut them to depth, no problem. I will explore more in depth when I get the time. At least, those hole wizard is causing this problem. I have 16 gb ram and the machine is xps with i7 processors, SSD and secondary HD that keeps all data files. Dual monitors. Machine is about one year old now.
Glad you have narrowed it down to one element, but I would suspect you are either using the hold wizard in some way that the configuration does not like or there is some corruption in one of the files related to the hole types.
You can try going into your setup for what hole / screw types are used and remove all the types that are not needed.
In the US you would usually only need ANSI or ISO (possibly some others). Remove all others from your setup and see if you can isolate one or two that cause the problem.
Your system sounds like it is fine and should easily run SWX. The things that you did not list are what operating system (Windows 7, 8, 10) and your graphics card - but those should not be the cause.
Be sure your settings are set correctly to point to the correct location for the Hole Wizard.
also be sure your toolbox is setup correctly:
step through the options and select the features and hold types you want and de-select the ones you don't need.
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