Initiating SOLIDWORKS Installation

You can initiate SOLIDWORKS installation from loading a DVD on the local computer, accessing a shared installation directory, or downloading from SOLIDWORKS.

To initiate SOLIDWORKS installation, do one of the following:

  • To install on a local computer from disk, insert the appropriate disk into the computer's disk drive.
  • To install from a download directory, navigate to the directory and double-click setup.exe.
  • To install by downloading from SOLIDWORKS:
    1. Browse to the SOLIDWORKS Web site.
    2. Login as a Subscription Service Customer, using your email address and password, or your SOLIDWORKS serial number.
    3. Under Self Service, click Download Software and Updates.
    4. Under Download Software (Windows, Mac, Linux), select the SOLIDWORKS version and service pack to download.