SOLIDWORKS Installation

  • Installing a new product can seem like a mission, in each new release of SOLIDWORKS.
  • How to do install SOLIDWORKS 2021?
  • Here we provide an overview of how to install the SOLIDWORKS, this process applies to perpetual or term license of SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional, or Premium.
  • Before stating installation you should have a setup file of SOLIDWORKS. if the setup files have follow the procedure for installing.
  • Before starting installation kindly check your system requirement through the link
  • https://www.solidworks.com/support/system-requirements

Click “yes”

select “install on this computer” and click Next.

Type your Serial No. provided by the reseller

This page will appear if only any higher service pack is available

This page will appear only If you have any lower version of SOLIDWORKS in your machine

Option 1: You will have both Higher and lower Version of SOLIDWORKS in the same machine

Caution:
Files once saved on higher version cannot be opened in lower version

Option 2: Older version OF SOLIDWORKS will be Replace with Newer Version

Summary page will allow to customize the installation

1: will allow to add or remove the Product from the List

2: can disable the background download for future service pack

3.Change change the installation location.

4.Can change the toolbox location

1.You can tick or untick the product from the list as per requirement

2.If all the required file for installation is available then “Install only” will be selected as default.
Or select “Download and Install” If some file are missing.
Then untick “use the background downloader for future service packs.”

3.If required change the installation location

4.Change the folder name of the toolbox with the SOLIDWORKS version for reference.
Second option will be available if older version of SOLIDWORKS is present in the machine.
Select the second option if you have your customize toolbox or hole wizard.

Review the summary and Select the license agreement and click “Install now”

This pop up will appear if you are installing an network License
Type “25734@”
Then click ok

This pop-up will appear if any issue in reaching your server
Check the name of the server if you have type the name correctly and still you receive this pop-up give yes and continue the installation.
We can modify the server name later.

SOLIDWORKS installation will get started

Then pick Finish and you’ll find the SOLIDWORKS application icons on your desktop and under the Start menu.

Conclusion:

  • Congratulations, You have completed installation of SOLIDWORKS and can now begin creating your designs.
  • If you have any error indicate during installation contact Local Technical Support team.

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