Solidworks as administrator

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Nebohadnazzer
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Solidworks as administrator

Post by Nebohadnazzer » Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:38 am

hi Guys,
a seem to have a weird one...
when I run solidworks (2017 to 2020) as administrator my space mouse enterprise isn't working.
the screen is showing SW but non of the buttons work nor the joystick. when I open a part/assy the moues doesn't recognize it.
any ideas what is causing this?


thanks for the help...

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Re: Solidworks as administrator

Post by jwick » Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:21 am

What version of 3DxWare?
You should have received a notification about this conflict in the Action Center.

If you run Solidworks at a higher UAC level than the driver, the driver can't talk to it. You need to run 3DxService.exe at the same level (run as administrator). It isn't recommended.

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Re: Solidworks as administrator

Post by luping » Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:50 am

Try follow my advice:
Keyboard Win+R

Input secpol.msc, run as Administrator
Go to Local Policies>security options>
Make sure to disable "User Account Control: Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode"
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Re: Solidworks as administrator

Post by ngomes » Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:37 am

Nebohadnazzer wrote:
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:38 am
when I run solidworks (2017 to 2020) as administrator
We have seen this before but we don't know why customers run SOLIDWORKS as administrator (elevated). Running any application elevated carries a security risk and should be done only in very specific cases (like changing passwords or accessing a restricted configuration file).

Can you tell us why do you need to run the application with administrator privileges?
Nuno Gomes

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