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Changing the License Type

You select the client license type during installation. You can change the license type by:
  • Using the About SolidWorks Enterprise PDM dialog box.
  • Using Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs to remove Enterprise PDM and then reinstalling.
  • Opening the Add/Remove Programs dialog box, and selecting SolidWorks Enterprise PDM > Change. In the SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Installation Wizard, select Modify.
For clients installed from an administrative image (via active directory deployment or a similar scripted install), you must reinstall the client using another administrative image of the specified client type.

To change the client license type from the About SolidWorks Enterprise PDM dialog box:

  1. Click Help > SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Administration..
  2. Use the Client type drop-down list to select a different client license type.
  3. Click OK.
  4. When instructed to restart your computer, click OK.
  5. Restart your computer.


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