Downloading Updated Installation Files for Administrative Images

SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager can detect when you need updated installation files when upgrading an administrative image.

  1. Start SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager by inserting the DVD.
  2. On the Welcome screen, select Administrative image.
  3. On the Serial Number screen, enter the SOLIDWORKS serial number.
    SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager checks the SOLIDWORKS Web site for your licensed products and available service packs.
  4. If the Newer Version Available screen appears, select Yes, download and install a newer version: version.
    SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager starts a new session to install the newer version.
  5. If there is a problem with the download folder, Download Options might appear, in which case, accept the default directory for the new installation files or enter a new directory name.
    If you see a message that the directory does not exist, click Yes to create it.
  6. On the Download Complete screen, click Close to close the current installer and start the installer for the new version.