How to get older versions of Solidworks to work on Win 7 and Vista


Follow the steps and it should work fine!

  1. Step 1:

    Download the C++ installer, (this is for 64 bit systems, you can also download 32 bit from that link)

  2. Step 2:

    After you have installed the installer, right click on the shortcut icon in the start menu - properties tab

  3. Step 3:

    Click on the combatibility tab and select Win Xp sp2 for example.

  4. Step 4:

    Problem Win 7?


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