Correcting SOLIDWORKS Admin Image Permissions on the Client Side

Article by GoEngineer on Mar 05, 2015

If you cannot deploy the SOLIDWORKS Admin Image and determine that it is a permissions issue on the client side, these are the steps needed to get the image to deploy correctly.

  1. Browse to the SOLIDWORKS Admin Image folder.

    SOLIDWORKS Admin Image

  2. Right-click and go to Properties.

    SOLIDWORKS Client Admin Image Permissions

  3. Go to the Sharing tab and select Advanced Sharing

    SOLIDWORKS Admin Image Advanced Sharing

  4. Check Share this folder and select Permissions.

    SOLIDWORKS Admin Image Advanced Sharing Permissions

  5. Add the individuals or groups that will be using the Admin Image and give them Full Control as shown below. Select OK and it should help you deploy. This is one method that may work.

    Permissions for SOLIDWORKS Admin Image

  6. Once this is done you are ready to Deploy the Admin Image.

I hope you found this tutorial helpful. Check out more SOLIDWORKS tips and tricks below.

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