Running the Upgrade Utility

To run the upgrade utility:

  1. From the Windows Start menu, click SOLIDWORKS PDM > File Version Upgrade to start the File Version Upgrade Utility.
  2. On the Welcome screen, do one of the following:
    • To set up the upgrade, click Initiate a new upgrade process (Coordinator Workstation).
    • To run a work instruction file created for the upgrade, click Participate in an upgrade process (Agent Workstation).
    • To retry an upgrade that was terminated unexpectedly, click Restart an interrupted upgrade process (Coordinator and Agent Workstation).
  3. Follow the instructions in the upgrade wizard.