Back to top Answer: We use the computer-specific information only to verify that your product is used within the scope allowed by the SOLIDWORKS End-User License Agreement (EULA).The information is stored in a database used only for product activation data.Back to top Answer: You must activate your product within 30 days after you first installed and launched your SOLIDWORKS product.(Users working with an evaluation license equipped with product activation will have different timing requirements for the activation step).Back to top Answer: Activation is a onetime process which does require that you have Internet or email access.
The Activation ID is a 64-bit random number which is then down sampled to reduce the size of the activation request code.
Back to top Answer: Although most customers activate their software as soon as they install it, you have a 30-day grace period after your first launch to activate the product (evaluation and other products will have different timing requirements).
The software, which is fully functional during this period, will automatically remind you to activate at regular intervals.
Internet activation typically takes 10 to 30 seconds to complete.
Email activation takes about 10 minutes to complete.