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Best install practice?

Question asked by Simon Hayward on Apr 15, 2011
Latest reply on Apr 15, 2011 by Scott McFadden

I've just reformatted my Dell Precision M6400 HD, installed W7 x 64 and have downloaded all the latest updates for it.

This is a standalone computer with me as the only user, I have SolidWorks 2011 on disc ready to install.

This is the only computer that I use for work so it has to run everything such as Sage accounts & payroll, MS Office etc.

I was wondering what is the best course of action with regards to installing all the programs, i.e should I install SW first or after I have installed all my other applications or does it not make any difference?

The other question I have is while installing SW, should I just let it do its own thing or should I be looking to install certain items to specific folders that I might need to create. I have not got any templates or other items to bring into it and all my existing drawings are on an external HD.