SOLIDWORKS 2013 on a Windows 8 Surface Tablet… will it run?

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Good afternoon everyone just wanted to take a moment to share some info with you about SolidWorks and Windows 8. First stay tuned to this blog over the next couple of weeks to see hands on SOLIDWORKS in Windows 8. Outside of seeing campaign ads every 22.5 seconds you’ve probably seen SURFACE commercial with Windows 8 RT. It looks really cool, but will it run SolidWorks. That answer is no, not those tablets, not right now, but in the future. […]

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Windows 8 & SOLIDWORKS 2012 Test Drive

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     I just had to. With the Release to Manufacturing of Windows 8 already here I had to take it for a test drive. It is available as an evaluation copy from the MS website. It was a 2.5gb downloaded .iso file which when put onto a bootable USB stick, (because really who uses a DVD player anymore?) installed with out any issues on an older Dell M6300 in less than 10 minutes. The thing that is striking about the […]

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