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Unable to install solidworks on clean windows 7

Question asked by Chris Graham on May 21, 2013
Latest reply on Jun 17, 2013 by Simon Beamish

I've been experiencing this problem for the past few weeks.


I tried installing solidworks 2012 sp 4.0 x64 immediately after reinstalling windows.

I have two issues:


First, when I run setup.exe, I get a white-blank page where the install is supposed to guide you through.  This is not the major problem, as I am able to bypass it by directly running setup.exe in the swwi folder.


The major problem:  When the install is nearing completion, I get Error 1721, which is associated with sldshellserverexe using the regserver command.


I am using the student edition that I downloaded off my schools website.


Is there anything else I can do?