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Software Download Info

Questions email: Max Gilleland - CAD Support Staff  gillelandmax@fhda.edu

Dassault Systemes products

PTC products

 AutoDesk products:

Siemens NX



Other useful resources of interest.

Tech Tips: hardware & software ideas

CAD computers ideas  Dell  BOXX  Xi

Student Software - Foundation for California Community College


Creo Parametric 3.0 Info:

The Next Step: Now called "PTC Creo Parametric 3.0" – Classes & New Book Jan. 2015

PTC Creo Parametric 3.0 Students Edition Software - FREE to our enrolled students.

For additional resources, please visit www.ptc.com/go/academicprogram

Hardware Notes

Support Forum: http://communities.ptc.com/community/academic-program/support
Support Request: www.ptc.com/go/academic-request

Instructions to configure PTC Creo 3.0 for Schools -

Creo 2.0 Installation Guides:  ( Legacy data with useful information )

Creo 2.0 Minimum Hardware Specifications
Hardware Notes - Creo 2.0
PTC Academic Program: Support
Graphics issues? This may fix it.
General FAQ: Deals with questions about PTC online accounts, support available 
to Academic customers and where to go for support.
Installation FAQ: Deals with questions on hardware requirements, the installation 
process, download problems and other installation related issues.
Licensing FAQ: Deals with questions about the licenses needed for PTC Academic software, 
problems encountered obtaining a license and installing a license on a new machine.
PTC Platform Support
Best deal is to purchase the  
PTC Creo 2.0 Academic Edition & eLearning Library Bundle - One Year Term License
PTC Software: Student Editions
Pro/ENGINEER Student Edition eLearning Library - Special offer for our students
PTC Web Store



Solidworks Info:


The required SolidWorks software is available as a free downloads to our enrolled students.

Please email Max Gilleland - CAD Support Staff  gillelandmax@fhda.edu about how to get the SolidWorks software.

Installation Guides and Support Resources

*SolidWorks 2015 does not work on Windows 10!

You must Uninstall Security Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3072630)

ThinkEDU - Academic Software Discounts! - CreationEngine.com

SolidWorks System Requirements + Configuring a SolidWorks workstation

SolidWorks 2015 Hardware FAQs

SolidWorks 2015 Education Product Installation Instructions



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Last Updated: 9/12/15