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Question asked by Drummond Biles on Jun 28, 2012
Latest reply on Feb 1, 2013 by Deepak Gupta

I have gotta my email confermation from solidworks with my Student Design Kit Serial Number, but still there is no link in the email and there is no link on solid works website. Where do I enter my serial number? All I want to do is download solidwork....... It is not included in the email they send you, and that is very frustrating....



SolidWorks Student Design Kit user:


Note:  This is an automated e-mail.  Please do not reply to this message.


Thank you for your interest in the SolidWorks Student Design Kit 2011-2012.  Please note this download (SolidWorks 2011-2012 ONLY) is provided only for Students and Educators who purchase textbooks, robotic kits and other educational products containing the SolidWorks Student Design Kit download card.


This product may only be used by Students and Educators at these institutions on their own computers for purposes such as completing homework assignments, student projects and building your design skills using SolidWorks software.  This product is NOT for instructional use on school lab, classroom, or shop computers.


When this license expires, you may purchase a new, fully-equipped version of the more advanced SolidWorks Student Edition at: 




Your SolidWorks Student Design Kit Serial Number is:  ********************************************


(You will need this during installation of the product-after download)


This will enable your Student Design Kit to operate for 150 days, or until November 30, 2012, whichever comes first.






Before proceeding with the download and installation process, please back up any SolidWorks data you may have generated from any prior use of other versions of SolidWorks on your machine, then uninstall any prior versions of SolidWorks before proceeding.


* Please note-after you download and install the SolidWorks Student Design Kit (2011-2012 academic year) on your computer, older versions of SolidWorks will no longer operate.


* After clicking the link provided from the website, you will be asked to save the downloaded file on your computer.


* PLEASE NOTE - THIS IS A VERY LARGE DOWNLOAD:  Please be sure that you have sufficient disk space on your computer to accept this downloaded file.


The files that you download are copied to a temporary directory location during download. Please note your download will fail if there is not enough disk space for this operation.


Check your browser settings for the temp directory location, and insure there is sufficient disk space available.


* When the download is complete, click UNZIP then follow the installation instructions.


* Your SolidWorks Student Design Kit serial number is required for the INSTALLATION -- this is listed above.


* Please note, NO TECHNICAL SUPPORT IS PROVIDED for installation or use of the Student Design Kit license from 3DS SolidWorks Corp.  Access to student user forums is available at:


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3DS SolidWorks Corp.


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