SolidWorks 2013 and SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2013 Are Last Releases to Support Windows Vista
Attention Vista Users!
Following Microsoft's retirement of the Windows® Vista operating system in April of 2012, SolidWorks 2013 (including SolidWorks Simulation 2013, SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2013, and SolidWorks Workgroup PDM 2013 products) is the LAST RELEASE that will install on Windows Vista. SolidWorks 2014, (including SolidWorks Simulation 2014, SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2014, and SolidWorks Workgroup PDM 2014 products) will NOT INSTALL on computers using Windows Vista. For more information, visit System Requirements and Make Your Move to Windows 7.
SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Vault Support
SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2013 will be the last release to support the Windows Server 2003 Operating System for the database, archive, and Web servers.