How Do I Update SolidWorks Licence Manager?

How Do I Update SolidWorks Licence Manager?

Updating your SolidWorks License Manager is essential to ensure that your software remains up-to-date and compatible with the latest features and enhancements. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps for updating your SolidWorks License Manager.

Step 1: Check for Updates

Before proceeding with the update, it is important to check if there are any available updates for the SolidWorks License Manager. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Launch SolidWorks: Open the SolidWorks application on your computer.
  2. Navigate to Help: Click on the “Help” menu located at the top of the screen.
  3. Select Check for Updates: From the drop-down menu, select “Check for Updates.” This will open the SolidWorks Installation Manager.

Step 2: Accessing License Manager Update

Once you have opened the SolidWorks Installation Manager, follow these steps to access the License Manager update:

  1. Select Products to Update: In the installation manager window, click on “Products” located on the left-hand side.
  2. Select License Manager: Locate and select “SolidWorks License Manager” from the list of available products.

Step 3: Initiating Update

After selecting the License Manager, you can proceed with initiating the update by following these steps:

  1. Select Version/Service Pack: Choose your desired version or service pack from the available options. It is recommended to update to the latest version for optimal performance.
  2. Click Update: Once you have selected the appropriate version, click on the “Update” button located at the bottom-right corner of the window.

Step 4: Installation Process

The Installation Manager will now begin downloading and installing the updated License Manager. This process may take some time depending on your internet connection and system specifications. It is important not to interrupt this process.

During the installation, you may be prompted to provide administrative privileges or confirm certain actions. Follow the on-screen instructions and prompts accordingly.

Step 5: Completion and Verification

Once the installation is complete, you can verify if the License Manager has been successfully updated by following these steps:

  1. Launch SolidWorks: Open SolidWorks on your computer.
  2. Select About SolidWorks: From the drop-down menu, select “About SolidWorks.” This will display information about your current installation.

If you see that your License Manager version matches the one you selected during the update process, congratulations! You have successfully updated your SolidWorks License Manager.

Note: It is recommended to periodically check for updates and keep your SolidWorks software up-to-date to take advantage of new features, bug fixes, and security enhancements provided by Dassault Systèmes, the developer of SolidWorks.

We hope this tutorial has helped you understand how to update your SolidWorks License Manager effectively. If you have any further questions or need assistance, please refer to the SolidWorks documentation or contact their support team.