- SolidWorks Background Downloader
SolidWorks Background Downloader performs automated file downloads (for example, when a new Service Pack release is found) using background processes, enabling you to continue other work while downloading. When the download completes, you are asked whether you want to install now, postpone the download, or remove the download.
- Check for Updates Results
Check for Updates looks for later versions of SolidWorks.
- Administrative Image Location
Specify the installation location of the administrative image.
- Download Options
Specify details for completing the download operation, such as the location of the downloaded files, how to download the files, and whether to install the downloaded files.
- Download Options for SolidWorks Installation Manager Files
You have chosen to download a later version of SolidWorks Installation Manager. Use this screen to specify where and how it is downloaded.
- Download Product Installation Files
Specify where and how to download missing files for the specified product.
- Download Progress
SolidWorks Installation Manager downloads, verifies, and extracts all files in parallel during this process.
- Download Results
Indicates whether the download completed successfully, failed during operation, or was cancelled.
- Installation Errors/Installation Cancelled
The installation has encountered an error or was cancelled.
- Installation Is Complete
SolidWorks Installation Manager has completed its processing.
- Installation Location
Specify SolidWorks installation locations.
- Upgrade Options
One or more older major versions of SolidWorks are currently installed on this computer. Choose whether to upgrade the latest existing version to the new version or to create a new installation for the new version.
- Installation Progress
This screen shows the progress of the installation.
- Installation Type
Specify the installation operation you would like to run, such as creating a new installation, modifying or repairing an existing installation, creating an administrative image, installing administrative server products, or downloading files without installing.
- Installing and Managing Multiple Computers
SolidWorks Installation Manager provides the following tools to install and manage multiple SolidWorks computers.
- Manual Download
You have chosen to download files manually (or you might have chosen to download manually the last time you ran SolidWorks Installation Manager).
- Newer Version Available
The Installation Manager has detected a newer version of SolidWorks products. You can choose to install the version contained in the original installation DVD or download, or you can choose to download and install the newer version.
- No New Versions Available
There are no newer versions available for download. Proceed with installing the specified version.
- Processes Detected
SolidWorks Installation Manager has detected processes on this computer that might prevent a successful installation.
- Product Selection
Specify the product components to install, modify, download, or remove.
- Products to Download
Select SolidWorks products to download to a specified location.
- Products to Repair
When you specify Repair this installation, this screen displays the SolidWorks products, with version numbers, that can be repaired by this version of SolidWorks Installation Manager.
- Serial Numbers
Serial numbers, found on the distribution box, associate your computer with the SolidWorks products you have purchased.
- Server Installation
The server products you are attempting to install are listed, with the results of the installations.
- SolidNetWork License Manager
Specify installation options for the SolidNetWork License Manager server product.
SolidWorks Installation Manager has all of the information needed to complete the installation operation.
- System Check Warnings
System Check reported issues that could impact how you continue with the installation. In most cases, you should be able to proceed with SolidWorks Installation Manager.
- Hole Wizard/Toolbox Options
If SolidWorks Toolbox is installed, SolidWorks includes a standard library of hole types and hardware.
- Uninstall Products
When you select to Remove or Uninstall programs from the Control Panel, this screen displays the SolidWorks products (with version numbers) that can be uninstalled by this version of SolidWorks Installation Manager. You can choose to perform a standard, custom or complete uninstall.
- Workgroup PDM Server Options
Specify installation options for the SolidWorks Workgroup PDM server product.