Repairing SOLIDWORKS and PDM Client Installation

Article by Nadeem Akhtar updated October 7, 2017


If you experience problems with SOLIDWORKS products (e.g. SOLIDWORKS Professional, PDM, eDrawing etc…) you can try repairing the installation. When Repairing SOLIDWORKS Installation search for Control Panel in Windows Start Search and go to Progams > Programs and Feature > Uninstall or change a program.

Right-click on SOLIDWORKS 20XX and select Change

Programs and Features

Select OK to continue:

SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager

Then select Repair your installation and pick Next

Repair the individual installation

This will then bring up a window to select the SOLIDWORKS programs you would like to repair, make your selections (or select all) then hit Repair.

Products to Repair

It will take some time to go through the process of repairing the SOLIDWORKS installation[s].

Repair Process is complete

That’s it!! The Repairing SOLIDWORKS Products process has been completed.

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Nadeem Akhtar

Nadeem Akhtar is a PDM Applications Analyst based in the Javelin Oakville Head Office.