Tips for Using SOLIDWORKS with Microsoft Windows 8

The user interface of Windows 8 (and later) departs significantly from earlier versions of Windows. Not only are navigation techniques different, but several methods have been added to access key commands.

The following topics provide instructions on how to access three of the most basic functions with Windows 8. Refer to these topics when using Windows 8 to install SOLIDWORKS.
These steps may vary depending on how your Windows system is configured. Consult Microsoft Windows documentation for additional instructions and options, especially for systems later than Windows 8.