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Creating an Administrative Image from the Command Line
Preparing Clients for Command-Line Installation from an Administrative Image
Installing from the Administrative Image Using the Command Line
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Deploying an Administrative Image Using Microsoft Active Directory
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Preparing Clients for Command-Line Installation from an Administrative Image

After creating the administrative image and before notifying clients, you must install Microsoft Windows components that cannot be installed by administrative images created using the command line or Microsoft Active Directory.

Installing these Windows components manually is required only if you are installing from an administrative image that was created manually using the command line or through Microsoft Active Directory. If you use the Installation Manager to create and install the administrative image, these Windows components are installed automatically.
Here is a summary of the files required by SolidWorks in the Windows components:
Windows Installer
Contains files needed to run the installation of SolidWorks Simulation Premium.
Office Web Components
Contains COM controls that are needed for DriveWorks.
Visual C++ 2005 and 2008 Redistributable Package
Contains runtime components for Microsoft Visual C++.
The 2005 and 2008 versions both must be installed.
Visual Studio Tools for Applications
Contains a tool set supporting Visual Studio applications.
Visual Studio Remote Debugger
Provides a debugging environment for 64-bit operating systems.
.NET Framework 3.0
Contains the common language runtime and .NET Framework components that are necessary to run .NET Framework applications.
Windows Desktop Search (optional)
Supports fast searches of files and data across different data sources and locations, including the local computer and shared networks.
Windows Desktop Search files are language specific.
Visual C++ Redistributable Package and .NET Framework 3.0 are required for all SolidWorks products, not just the core SolidWorks product.

These components must be included in subdirectories of the administrative image directory.

This table identifies the specific files that are required for each supported operating system.
Operating System: Windows 2003 32-bit1
SolidWorks Media: 32-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: (Not applicable)
  .NET Framework: dotnetfx3.exe
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
    WindowsDesktopSearch-KB917013-V301-Srv2K3-x86-lang.exe
   
Operating System: Windows 2003 64-bit1
SolidWorks Media: 64-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: rdbgexp.msi
  .NET Framework: dotnetfx3.exe
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
    WindowsDesktopSearch-KB917013-V301-Srv2K3_XP-x64-enu.exe
   
Operating System: Windows 2008 32-bit1
SolidWorks Media: 32-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: (Not applicable)
  .NET Framework: .NET Framework 3.0 and Windows Desktop Search are features of the operating system.
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
     
Operating System: Windows 2008 64-bit1
SolidWorks Media: 64-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: rdbgexp.msi
  .NET Framework: .NET Framework 3.0 and Windows Desktop Search are features of the operating system.
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
       
Operating System: Windows XP 32-bit
SolidWorks Media: 32-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: WindowsInstaller-KB893803-v2-x86.exe
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: (Not applicable)
  .NET Framework: dotnetfx3.exe
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
    WindowsDesktopSearch-KB917013-V301-XP-x86-lang.exe
       
Operating System: Windows XP 64-bit
SolidWorks Media: 32-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: rdbgexp.msi
  .NET Framework: dotnetfx3_x64.exe
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
    WindowsDesktopSearch-KB917013-V301-Srv2K3_XP-x64-enu.exe
       
Operating System: Windows XP 64-bit
SolidWorks Media: 64-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: rdbgexp.msi
  .NET Framework: dotnetfx3_x64.exe
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
    WindowsDesktopSearch-KB917013-V301-Srv2K3_XP-x64-enu.exe
       
Operating System: Windows Vista 32-bit
SolidWorks Media: 32-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: (Not applicable)
  .NET Framework: .NET Framework 3.0 and Windows Desktop Search are features of the operating system.
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
     
Operating System: Windows Vista 64-bit
SolidWorks Media: 64-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: rdbgexp.msi
  .NET Framework: .NET Framework 3.0 and Windows Desktop Search are features of the operating system.
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
     
Operating System: Windows 7 32-bit
SolidWorks Media: 32-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: (Not applicable)
  .NET Framework: .NET Framework 3.0 and Windows Desktop Search are features of the operating system.
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
     
Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit
SolidWorks Media: 64-bit version for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  Windows Installer: (Not applicable)
  Office Web Components: owc11.exe
  Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package: vcredist_x86.exe

vcredist_x64.exe

Both must be installed.
  Visual Studio Tools for Applications: vsta_aide.msi
  Visual Studio Remote Debugger: rdbgexp.msi
  .NET Framework: .NET Framework 3.0 and Windows Desktop Search are features of the operating system.
  Windows Desktop Search (optional):
     
1Installation on Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 is supported only for Workgroup PDM Server and SolidNetWork License (SNL) Server.


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