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Error drag droping part from 3d content central to solidworks

Question asked by Daniel Lozier on Jan 17, 2015
Latest reply on Jul 17, 2015 by Christian Kniat

I'm going through the solidworks introductory tutorial.  I selected a part from 3d content central, clicked "Configure and Download",  unchecked the "zipped" option, then clicked download.  When the box popped up with the link to the part I tried drag and dropping the part into solidworks.  I got following error in solidworks:

 

swShellFileManager:

An error was encountered while trying to open your file.  Contact Technical Support for a possible solution.

 

Had the same problem if I clicked the link and tried opening the file with the Solidworks launcher.

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