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Nic Rady has been utilizing CAD with a focus on prototype design and testing for over 15 years. He earned a master’s degree in physics, is a CSWE, and works as an Application Engineer for GoEngineer.
Quick Fix for SOLIDWORKS Installation Error
September 9th, 2015 by Nic Rady
On July 15th 2015, Microsoft released a new Windows Update that has caused a single dll to not be properly installed, causing a SOLIDWORKS installation error.
Without this dll, you may experience problems with the add-ins not showing up, macros causing SOLIDWORKS to crash, or an error message to pop-up when opening files in SOLIDWORKS.
Recently, during an installation, SOLIDWORKS posted a message explaining the problem with solutions on how to make sure that the installation will succeed.
We at GoEngineer want to make it as easy on our customers as possible. So while the SOLIDWORKS developers are diligently working with Microsoft to fix the installation hiccup, we have created a few files that you can download to make your installation a smoother process.
Within just a few minutes, the install issues should be gone.
Please contact our Technical Support Team if you have any further concerns or issues.