SOLIDWORKS Troubleshooting

SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager Troubleshooting (SNL)

A SOLIDWORKS network license requires a network connection between the server and client machines.  The server runs the SolidNetwork License Manager service and client machines must verify a connection and available licenses from the server before SOLIDWORKS will open.  Communication errors are commonly found on first setting up a network license or if there are…

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Clean Uninstall of a SOLIDWORKS PDM Client

Sometimes you may need to completely uninstall SOLIDWORKS PDM Client, including all Program Files and Registry Keys. This process is helpful when troubleshooting a problematic SOLIDWORKS PDM Client machine. These steps will allow you to perform a clean SOLIDWORKS PDM Client uninstall and remove any installation files left behind and also remove registry entries. Perform…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Connectivity Test Tool [Updated]

NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect the new version of the Connectivity Test Tool.  The new tool is available to all customers and can be downloaded via the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base article S-069274 Within a SOLIDWORKS PDM environment, there are several different components that need to talk to each other for everything to work as…

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Solving SOLIDWORKS surfacing challenges when designing a Golf Club head [VIDEO]

Since I’m pretty terrible at golfing, I’ve decided that designing a golf club head with SOLIDWORKS will make it easier for me to hit the ball. This is the shape of the club’s head: Creating the Golf Club Head in SOLIDWORKS So having a concept for a golf club head, I quickly went about creating it…

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