SOLIDWORKS Serial Number

How to obtain and manage a SOLIDWORKS Serial Number

How to change SOLIDWORKS serial numbers through the Windows Registry

While providing technical support for SOLIDWORKS, I come across a lot of cases where users have to change SOLIDWORKS Serial numbers. The preferred method of changing a serial number is through the SOLIDWORKS Installation manager. However, if the installation was completed using an “Administrative Image” then the serial number cannot be changed through the Installation manager.…

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SOLIDWORKS Free Trial now available through MySolidWorks

Using SOLIDWORKS Online

Interested in a SOLIDWORKS Free Trial? Now, for the first time, you can try the SOLIDWORKS Online Premium Edition (with Model-Based Definition and Visualize Professional) anywhere, anytime, on any device through MySolidWorks (no download, installation, or serial number required!). Announced at SOLIDWORKS World, anyone now has the ability to obtain a free online trial of…

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How do I find my SOLIDWORKS Serial Number, Version, and Service Pack information?

SOLIDWORKS Serial Number

What is my SOLIDWORKS serial number? Which SOLIDWORKS version and service pack am I currently running? You may have asked yourself these questions, or needed to know the answer in order to receive technical support or run an upgrade. This blog post will show you how to find the SOLIDWORKS system information for your current installation. NOTE: If you are looking for a serial number for a…

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Use SOLIDWORKS CAD Admin Dashboard to Find Serial Numbers

CAD administrators often need to review license usage and identify SOLIDWORKS serial numbers within their network.  Serial number of a SOLIDWORKS installation can be found in Help > About SOLIDWORKS.  In a large CAD department, checking each machine can be time-consuming.  The SOLIDWORKS CAD Admin Dashboard is a quick and easy way to view serial numbers of…

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Hate Retyping SOLIDWORKS Serial Numbers for a “clean” installation? Back them up!

DISCLAIMER: The procedures in the following article require access and edits to the windows registry. Any such edits are at your own risk and should only be attempted under the advisement and direction of your IT professional. If you are uncomfortable with executing the procedures below please seek assistance. It is advised to back up…

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How to change the Serial Number of a SOLIDWORKS Installation

Sometimes it may be necessary to change SOLIDWORKS serial number for your installation, for instance if you need to change from a standalone to a network based license, or if you have installed the wrong license (such as perhaps your coworker’s Premium license … ) on your system. To change the serial number that your SOLIDWORKS installation…

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