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SOLIDWORKS Resource Monitor Warnings: Open Document Capacity vs Available Memory

In past versions of SOLIDWORKS you may have seen warnings that “system resources are running low”.  This could have been from depleting all available memory on the system (physical and virtual) or Windows GDI or User Object limit being reached. Newer versions of the SOLIDWORKS…

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Why is SOLIDWORKS Crashing? [VIDEO]

What I am showing is not technically a crash, but to users of SOLIDWORKS the result is the same. GDI objects are used to draw window elements that are not in the graphics area in SolidWorks.  For maximum performance the Graphics area takes advantage of OpenGL…

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“SOLIDWORKS has detected that your system resources are running low” message explained…

NOTE: An updated version of this information can be found at https://www.javelin-tech.com/blog/2018/03/solidworks-resource-monitor-warning/   Anyone who works with large SOLIDWORKS files has very likely received the warning: SOLIDWORKS System Resources Running Low. Of course your initial response was to check your RAM usage in the Task…

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