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SOLIDWORKS Registry

Tech tips, tutorials, and best practices for SOLIDWORKS Registry from the Javelin technical team

SOLIDWORKS PDM Local View Error

SOLIDWORKS PDM Failed to Create Local View Registry Error

This article is geared towards troubleshooting a particular error when creating a SOLIDWORKS PDM Local View. The steps outlined in…

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Troubleshooting SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager

Troubleshooting SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager After a Server Move

In his article “Moving The SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager“, my colleague Andrew, explains how to move the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork…

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Copy Settings Wizard strategy before and after a SOLIDWORKS registry reset fixed a problem

Restoring SOLIDWORKS custom settings is sometimes necessary, and if much time has been invested in setting them all then it’s…

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Resetting the SOLIDWORKS Windows Registry Entry

Longtime Windows users are likely familiar with the debilitating effects of even a single Windows Registry key becoming corrupted. SOLIDWORKS is…

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How to Reset the SOLIDWORKS Registry Entries

In SOLIDWORKS you can make wide array of customization to your user settings and also the user interface. It can…

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Why are my SOLIDWORKS Thumbnails and Previews missing? [PART 2]

If SOLIDWORKS thumbnails in Windows Explorer or in the Preview Pane of the Open dialog are not visible, there are several…

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How to fix: “Cannot load SOLIDWORKS settings information from [username]”?

When using Copy settings wizard to copy the SOLIDWORKS settings from one CAD machine to another, sometimes this procedure can…

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How to reset a vault specific SOLIDWORKS PDM Admin Password

In a previous post I showed you how to reset the ‘default’ SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault Admin Password. If you’ve ever had…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Registry Reset

One of the most common troubleshooting steps when experience strange behaviour with SOLIDWORKS is to run a registry reset.  This…

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another SOLIDWORKS session running

Warning – A Journal File Could not Be Created. Another SOLIDWORKS Session Running

Do you receive a warning message every time you open SOLIDWORKS? The warning states there is another SOLIDWORKS session running….

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Clean Reinstallation of ExactFlat for SOLIDWORKS

ExactFlat is a SOLIDWORKS Add-in solution used to solve flat pattern layouts of fabrics and pool liners. On occasion you may need…

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How to run SOLIDWORKS with Administrator Permissions

In strict security environments or for those users with limited permissions upon their design systems, SOLIDWORKS can have a rough…

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Repair SOLIDWORKS Admin Image

Repairing SOLIDWORKS installed from an Admin Image

A client machine with SOLIDWORKS installed from an Admin Image does not have the ability to run a repair using the SOLIDWORKS…

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EPDM – Reinstalling SolidWorks – Use Caution When Cleaning Out Registry

DISCLAIMER: This blog article contains information on modifying your Windows Registry. It is always recommended that you take a backup…

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