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This document is a step-by-step guide covering how to install SOLIDWORKS on a local machine. Before beginning the download and installation process, make sure the computer you are planning to install SOLIDWORKS onto meets the minimum system requirements. You will need a reliable internet connection as well as the 24-digit serial number you received from GoEngineer.
If you upgrade your SOLIDWORKS version or need to add additional SOLIDWORKS licenses to your existing SOLIDWORKS network, you must reactivate your license manager before the new licenses can be used.
So you’ve got your SOLIDWORKS download email, now what? Before beginning the download and installation process, make sure the computer you are planning to install SOLIDWORKS onto meets the minimum system requirements. Clicking the Download Attachments link (1) will take you to the ShareFile website, where you will need to enter your information to begin the download.
Designers are often given scenarios where there is a displacement limit in a design but they need to either find the amount of force that will be required to reach that displacement, or, the displacement limit and force is known, but the design needs to be optimized to work within the given requirements. SOLIDWORKS Simulation is an excellent tool for a situation such as this.
MySolidWorks is the official SOLIDWORKS community website. This resource is extremely valuable to SOLIDWORKS users and is available in three levels including Professional. Here's how to have a successful activation.