SOLIDWORKS Installation

SOLIDWORKS Installation procedure & best practice from certified experts

Blank SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager Window

The SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager is a self-contained installer to assist with the download and installation of SOLIDWORKS products.  Launching Setup.exe should open the Installation Manager window and immediately provide several options.  If you experience a blank or empty window, the following solutions should assist. Solution…

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SOLIDWORKS 2022 Hardware Recommendations

SOLIDWORKS 2022 Hardware recommendations

Here is an overview of our current recommended SOLIDWORKS 2022 hardware / computer specs. The following gives details on specific hardware components.  However the entire system should be designed and assembled for optimal performance.  Custom machines can be a cheaper option, however selecting components individually and…

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Remote Solver (Network Solving)

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation software provides the ability to share the calculations of a project over a network connection to a SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Remote Solver. Resources are then freed up on the local computer to continue other work without reduced performance as the solver is…

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Two settings to customize after a new SOLIDWORKS Installation

Two settings worth customizing right off the bat after a new SOLIDWORKS installation (not necessarily an upgrade) are reviewing backup settings, and ensuring that Sheet Properties are easy to access in any drawing. It’s something you’ll do once and then not have to worry about…

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How to Install SOLIDWORKS Network License

SolidNetWork License Activated

In this tech tip we provide an overview of how to install the SOLIDWORKS Network license desktop version, this process applies to SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional, or Premium software. You will first register your serial number, download the software, and install the SolidNetWork License Server and…

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How to Activate a SOLIDWORKS Standalone License

Activate SOLIDWORKS

After you have installed SOLIDWORKS software you must activate the license for that computer before you can use it. If you disable a computer or move SOLIDWORKS software from one computer to another, you must deactivate the license to the license key server at Dassault Systèmes…

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How to Install SOLIDWORKS Software

SOLIDWORKS Installing

In this tech tip we provide an overview of how to install the SOLIDWORKS standalone desktop version, this process applies to perpetual or term license of SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional, or Premium. If you are looking to install a network license or use online licensing then…

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Hardware Recommendations

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Hardware Requirements FAQs

Here is an overview of our current recommended SOLIDWORKS 2021 hardware / computer specs. The following gives details on specific hardware components.  However the entire system should be designed and assembled for optimal performance.  Custom machines can be a cheaper option, however selecting components individually…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Upgrade Checklist

SOLIDWORKS PDM Upgrade Checklist

NOTE: Upgrading PDM carries some risk. It’s your company’s IP contained in your vault. Javelin can perform your upgrade for you to ensure it’s done right with minimal down time and risk of data loss. Contact your Javelin sales account manager for a quote. If…

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