Assessing Machine Details

You can view information about the computers running SOLIDWORKS in your network from the Machine Details column of the CAD Admin Dashboard.

To view detailed information about an account in your network, select the account under the Machine Details column. If the machine details indicate problems, you can improve system performance by updating graphics drivers or adding more memory or hard disk space according to the reported details.

For a list of supported drivers, see

To view computer information for SOLIDWORKS users in your network from the CAD Admin Dashboard:

  1. Scroll through the overview of computer information for your accounts in the Machine Details column.
    You can view the following types of information:

    Driver unsupported

    Indicates an unsupported graphics card driver. You can select the account to view more graphics driver details.

    Low memory

    Indicates the account machine is low on memory. You can select the account to view the available hard disk space in the Free HDD column and the available RAM in the RAM column.

  2. When you select an account, you can view more machine details.
    1. Select the account row.
    2. In the Details section below, select the Machine Details tab.
    You can view details for the account machine, such as CPU, free HDD, and graphics card information.
  3. When the information is available, double-click the account row informationbluecircleicon.gif in the History column of the machine account details.
    The Hardware and Software History dialog box displays the version of the SOLIDWORKS software that is installed or graphics card updates when available.