If a user needs to modify an install because of a new serial number or a different product, there are a few steps to follow to help make it a smooth transition. This guide will take a step by step approach to changing the license number or adding/removing the programs in a SOLIDWORKS install.
Note From SOLIDWORKS:
If adding an additional license number for a different product skip to step 3.
Step 1: Navigate to the help drop down menu on top right of the window and select Transfer Licenses...
Step 2: Enter your email address and click Next. Upon successful transfer click Finish.
Step 3: Navigate to your start menu and click Control Panel.
Step 4: From the Control Panel select Uninstall a program.
Step 5: Select SOLIDWORKS and click Change.
Step 6: Select Modify the individual installation and click Next.
Step 7: Enter the new SOLIDWORKS License Key (and any others) and click Next.
Step 8: Verify desired products are selected and click Next.
Note: If you click on the product name text, the action resulting from the selection displays in the dialogue below.
Step 9: Select Modify Now unless changes are desired.
Step 10: Click Finish to complete process.
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Written by Mike Strand
Mike Strand works with both the Marketing and the Application Engineering team at Alignex, Inc. During the week he attends engineering events, edits YouTube videos and writes posts for the Alignex Blog. On the weekend you’ll find Mike driving ATVs, snowmobiling and building tools like a cantilever lifting hoist.