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The troubleshooting topics addressed in this section can help you resolve common performance and display issues.

Reviewing these topics first enables you to more efficiently communicate with subject matter experts (such as support if you are a subscription user) should you require further guidance. Included topics:

Prevention File maintenance recommendations
Hardware System problems and requirements
Graphics adapters and drivers Requirements and recommendations
Display Display issues not related to adapters and drivers
Printing Potential resolutions with printing issues

For examples of specific errors in building SOLIDWORKS sketches and models, see Error Messages Overview.

For help in diagnosing errors, see Troubleshooting Resources.

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