Tag Archives: installation

SolidWorks Composer Data Paths for Multi User Environment

When 2 or more SolidWorks Composer users want to share common styles and workshop profiles, it is best to store the standards on the network, or better yet in a SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Vault. Though this may not ‘currently’ be … Continue reading

Perform a Clean Uninstall of SolidWorks

**DISCLAIMER: This document assumes that SolidWorks was originally installed using the default locations. If our installation location for SolidWorks differs, please adjust the procedure below accordingly. The procedure in the following document requires access and edits to the Windows registry. Any … Continue reading

Changing Your SolidWorks Serial Number

There might be a time when you need to change the serial number used for your SolidWorks installation. For example, it is need if… your company is changing from a stand-alone to a network license, you have installed the wrong … Continue reading

Enterprise Licensing Made Simple

You’ve anticipated installing a newer version of SolidWorks Enterprise PDM for the last month. You’ve let everyone know of the impending update. You’ve downloaded the latest service pack from You’ve made backups of your SQL databases. You’ve ensured the … Continue reading

We’re Making the Move… Prepare for 2012

With the release of the SolidWorks 2012 software many companies are preparing to upgrade to the newer version. There are always concerns with any changes to systems or software. Here are a few things to keep in mind outside of … Continue reading