How To Remove Solidworks Installation Manager Not Working

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'All I have done is installing the 32-bit version and I didn't install any 64-bit version of solidworks onto my machine, so I don't think the first assumption you provided would be the reason of the problem.'

  1. SolidWorks Installation Manager Download Folder. The Installation Manager does not let me select a different service pack to install. If you select an installed version of SolidWorks in Add/Remove programs and click Change.
  2. In the SolidWorks Installation Manager, select Advanced Options and select the four check boxes to do a complete uninstall. When using this tool, some directories may still exist. Please remove the following.

Which is my first assumption that you are referring to? I did suggest that you try and install the 64-bit version despite (thus ignoring) the problems you are having with the 32-bit version.

System Restore is never practical if restore points are way back when. As you say, they undo too much other work.

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I wonder if the error message you are getting is because of some other unknown error which the program cannot communicate to you? 'SolidWorks X86 (32-bit) Edition cannot be installed on an X64 (64-bit) computer running Windows Vista or Windows 7', does seem a bit off as you have installed it already on said machine. I guess that is why I am looking for some other uncommunicated reason for the failure and tend to favor an access permissions type of problem.

Not able to uninstall solidworks2010(32-bit) on Win 7(64-bit).. But I cannot uninstall the old one because of the compatibility: the installation manager pops up a window saying that the installation program (x86) cannot run on a computer based on a 64-bit system. 'SolidWorks X86 (32-bit) Edition cannot be installed on an X64 (64-bit. SolidWorks Installation Manager) you want to back up. From the File menu, choose Export. In the Save In list, select the folder where you want to save the SolidWorks Installation Manager backup key. In the File Name box, type a name for your backup file, such as 'SolidWorks Installation Manager Backup'.

How To Remove Solidworks Installation Manager Not Working

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Try Programs and Features once more but this time enable and use the Built-in Administrator account which you will have to enable first.

This example might or might not work for you with your program?


'It seems that the 'Run as administrator' command only gives you some administrative privileges, and they're not enough to install Java (and OpenOffice, by association). In order to get around this, you need to actually log into an administrator. Open a command prompt with admin rights by clicking start, typing cmd into the search/run box, and hitting CTRL-SHIFT-ENTER. At the prompt, type:

How To Remove Solidworks Installation Manager Not Working

net user administrator /active:yes

Then log out of your regular account and back in as the administrator, where you should be able to install the program. When you're done, log back into your regular account and, for security purposes, disable the administrator account using:

How To Remove Solidworks Installation Manager Not Working

net user administrator /active:no '

Solidworks Installation Manager Not Working

Sometimes a manual uninstall is an option, this involves removing appropriate entries from the Registry, and doing the same for folders and files wherever they might occur.

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