how long does solidworks normally instal?
I started a day ago and it's not over yet.
Is It normal?
Do not do a install direct from the web site. Do the download all files to your hard disk option. Then install from your hard disk.
It is much faster this way, you will not have to worry about internet connection or dropouts and if you have problems you have the software on your system already and can re-try without spending the time to download again.
you will still have to go online to activate the install but that will be fast.
For us max is an hour, but typically about 45min for a slow laptop on the wireless. Did you check Task Manager to see if the install is still responding?
It depends on your internet download speed if you are downloading the installation files, once downloaded it should only take 15-30 minutes on average to install. What step in the installation does the loading bar say it's at?
You must have lost connection, something hung up. Is there a popup window off your monitor somewhere?
thank you very much Rick McDonald, for your information, this solved my problem, now I managed to install in 30 minutes and activate thanks.
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