Activation Window will pop up on first install of SOLIDWORKS.
Step 1: Then select the middle option ‘Activate/Reactivate your product license(s)’ and click next.
Step 2: Click the Next button to select the serial numbers that you want to activate. Enter your email address.
If the computer is connected to the internet, you can activate “Automatically over the Internet…“,
Otherwise select “Manual via e-mail“.
Step 3: For Manual activation only.
Select 1(ONE) serial number at a time, click Next, then you will be presented with a screen to Save a request .txt file. Copy or moved the .txt file onto a system that has email access. Send the .txt request file to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you received the responds file in .txt format. Copy to the local machine and Open the .txt response file. Next.
Step 4: Verify the activate license and the maintenance expired date.
Re-Activation of SOLIDWORKS
To Re-activate SOLIDWORKS standalone license.
Step 1: Go to SOLIDWORKS 20XX > Help > Activate Licenses
Step 2: Select the Product that needs to be activated.
Select “Automatically over the internet” and enter an email address.
Select Next to reactivate over the internet.
Standalone license will be only available on one workstation once the license has been activated.
In the occasion of migrating to a new workstation, deactivation is required.
To De-activate SOLIDWORKS standalone license.
Step 1: Go to SOLIDWORKS 20XX > Help > Deactivate Licenses
Step 2: Select the Product that needs to be activated. Select “Automatically over the internet” and enter an email address.
Select Next to activate over the internet.
Follow Activate topic Step 3 for Deactivate manually via e-mail.