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solidworks [2021/10/12 12:27]
mperriello [Installing SolidWorks 2021]
solidworks [2022/02/28 12:20]
fschwarzinger Update Solidworks page to reflect process better
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 Due to the size of the installation,​ please DO NOT attempt to install this application via a wireless or VPN network connection. ​ Prior to installing any new version or upgrade, please ​ Due to the size of the installation,​ please DO NOT attempt to install this application via a wireless or VPN network connection. ​ Prior to installing any new version or upgrade, please ​
 ensure that you are connected to a live, wired, Ethernet jack on campus and that your wireless network interface is disabled. ensure that you are connected to a live, wired, Ethernet jack on campus and that your wireless network interface is disabled.
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 +//Note: Installation of SolidWorks in a virtual machine, whether on a Windows, Mac, or Linux host, is not supported.//​
  
 ===== Pre-Installation instructions ===== ===== Pre-Installation instructions =====
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 ==== Remove previous version ==== ==== Remove previous version ====
 Uninstall all previous versions of Solidworks and Solidworks related applications:​ Uninstall all previous versions of Solidworks and Solidworks related applications:​
-  * If you are uninstalling Solidworks 2019, launch the 2019 installation manager found here on the network:+  * If you are uninstalling Solidworks 2019
 +    * Make sure you are connected ​the **OLIN** WiFi network
 +    * Press the **Windows Key** + **R** to open the run prompt. 
 +    * Copy the following link and paste it into the run prompt. Hit **Enter**.
     [[\\fsvs01\Applications\Public\netapps\SolidWorks\2019\SP03\StartSWInstall.hta]]     [[\\fsvs01\Applications\Public\netapps\SolidWorks\2019\SP03\StartSWInstall.hta]]
-   * If you are uninstalling a different version of Solidworks, access ​Window'​s Apps & Features removal service and select ​ ​Solidworksto start the uninstall process+  ​* If you are uninstalling a different version of Solidworks
-   *   * The first checkbox for **Program Files and Folder** should be checked off for you +    * Access ​Window'​s Apps & Features removal service and select ​**Solidworks**
-  * Click to mark checkboxes for both **Registry Entries** as well as **Data Files and Folders** ​(These checkboxes may be located under **Advanced Options**) +    * The first checkbox for **Program Files and Folder** should be checked off for you 
-  * Click the "​Uninstall SOLIDWORKS products now" button +    * Click to mark checkboxes for both **Registry Entries** as well as **Data Files and Folders** ​ 
-    * The white window that is currently open should close and the installation manager will appear momentarily +      * These checkboxes may be located under **Advanced Options** 
-  ​* ​Following removal, please reboot your computer before proceeding with installation of the latest version+    * Click the "​Uninstall SOLIDWORKS products now" button 
 +      * The white window that is currently open should close and the installation manager will appear momentarily 
 + 
 +:!: Following removal, please reboot your computer before proceeding with installation of the latest version
 ===== Installing SolidWorks 2021 ===== ===== Installing SolidWorks 2021 =====
-    * **Note:​** ​ If your laptop is a Dell  Mobile Precision 3551, after installing Solidworks 2021 you will have to disable the on board graphics card before you can use Solidworks. To do so:+    * **Note:​** ​ If your laptop is a Dell  Mobile Precision 3551, after installing Solidworks 2021 you will have to disable the onboard ​graphics card before you can use Solidworks. To do so:
  
   - In the search box type in "​Device Manager"​.   - In the search box type in "​Device Manager"​.