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SWBrowser.mdb

Manually Updating SOLIDWORKS Toolbox files to 2015

After manually updating an earlier version of Toolbox, as described in my blog article, Manually Updating SOLIDWORKS Toolbox Files, the swbrowser.mdb used by earlier versions, must be updated to the swbrowser.sldedb used by SOLIDWORKS 2015. In the Data Utilities folder, located in the SolidWorks installation directory (e.g. C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\Toolbox\data…

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Hole Wizard Database File is not the Expected Version

Hole Wizard Holes

The Problem: A question we often get on the support line is in regards to this error message: It reads: “Error: The database file ‘C:\SolidWorks Data\lang\english\swbrowser.mdb’ is not the expected version (16.02)” The file path and the number shown may vary. The Cause: Basically what…

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Manually Updating SOLIDWORKS Toolbox

This tip on Manually Updating SOLIDWORKS Toolbox came from the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge base. This is a question I receive on a regular enough basis that I felt that it would be worth posting on the Javelin blog. This tip as well as many other great tips…

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SOLIDWORKS Database is Missing! Complete functionality will not be available?

Have you ever seen these messages before when launching SOLIDWORKS? SolidWorks Database Missing. Complete functionality will not be available. Or what about this SOLIDWORKS error message? Failed to initialize Toolbox Library Not to worry!  This only means that the Hole Wizard/Toolbox functionality has failed to find an…

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