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The case against using the /3GB switch on 32-bit Windows

For those of us who are still using older workstations running 32 bit Operating Systems, applying the so called /3GB switch to get more memory allocated to SolidWorks is the first thing we consider when opening large files or running complex Simulation studies. There are a lot of people for whom the /3GB switch is working fine. If you are one of the “unlucky” ones, who are getting all kind of problems in SolidWorks after applying the /3GB switch, please read this article which explains why that happens: The case against using the /3GB switch on 32-bit Windows

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CAD ADMINS, here’s a SolidWorks 2011 improvement you’ll really like!

For CAD admins out there, SolidWorks 2011 has made a nice enhancement you’ll really benefit from – no longer do you need to download the 64-bit installation fileset using a 64-bit machine and the 32-bit fileset from a 32-bit machine.  You can now download either…

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