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Window off screen in SOLIDWORKS? Get it back!

How to move a window that is off screen

Ever find yourself asking, “Hey!  Where did my window go?” or, “Why is my window off the edge of the screen?” Frustratingly, some SOLIDWORKS window or dialog box has been inconveniently located out of reach.  It’s either partly or completely off the screen.  Work grinds…

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How to stop Windows from updating your SOLIDWORKS certified video card driver!

It is a story we hear time and again from customers: They take the time and effort to download the correct certified driver for SOLIDWORKS from the SOLIDWORKS certified list, only to have a Windows update come along and displace that driver with the “Latest…

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SOLIDWORKS Administration: Moving to a new License Server

Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 are out; they are no longer supported by SolidWorks. The following compatibility chart is taken from http://www.solidworks.com/sw/support/SystemRequirements.html. SolidWorks Network License Server Operating Systems SolidWorks 2011 SolidWorks 2012 SolidWorks 2013 SolidWorks 2014 Windows 7(SP1 required for SolidWorks 2014) Windows 8.1…

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Resolving the “File is open in another program” Windows Issue

Why can’t I delete or move a file or folder? What program is stopping me from deleting or moving a file or folder? Solve the issue with the Microsoft Process Explorer To help you resolve the ‘File is open in another program’ you can use…

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Is the Windows Indexing Service Helping or Hurting your Productivity.

Some of the modern search functionality within windows 7 is absolutely fantastic.  I can type fraction of a word and results from my email, start menu and specific locations on my hard drive begin to appear….instantly. I am certain that there are still folks out…

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