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Should I remove SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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22.30.56 3.70%
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20.00.5022 22.22%
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18.21.12 7.41%
18.00.5035 3.70%
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SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager

What is SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager?  (from SolidWorks)

SolidNetWork License Manager supports multiple license clients by distributing licenses to clients on the network. This allows the number of users to exceed the number of licenses by using floating licenses. If you specify a SolidNetWork License serial number when installing, SolidWorks Installation Manager identifies ...  Read more


SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager is a software program developed by SolidWorks. The most common release is 20.00.5022, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 59.48 MB (62,369,009 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 38% of users of SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.solidworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{54BA3227-97F7-40A3-A85B-0C86F40F4EBB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 59.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager

  • fnp_act_installer.dll (by Flexera Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (Activation Licensing Service Installer)
  • lmgrd.exe (by Flexera Software) - Flexera Software, Inc.
  • sw_d_libfnp.dll - FLEXnet Secure Activation Module
  • sw_d.exe (by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks) - sw_d (sw_dn)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • lmgrd.exe runs as a service named 'CitiXsys License Server' (CitiXsys License Server) "CitiXsys License Server".

How do I remove SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager?

Quickly and completely remove SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SolidWorks SolidNetWork License Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.96%
Windows 10 18.52%
Windows Server 2003 7.41%
Windows XP 7.41%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.70%
Windows 10 Pro 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.24%
  MA 5.88%
  India 5.88%
  Taiwan 5.88%
  Germany 5.88%
  Iran 5.88%
  DZ 2.94%
  Israel 2.94%
  Slovenia 2.94%
  Turkey 2.94%
  Brazil 2.94%
  Greece 2.94%
  Venezuela 2.94%
  Pakistan 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Dell 23.08%
ASUS 11.54%
Intel 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
Samsung 3.85%
American Megatrends 3.85%
Acer 3.85%
Common models
Sony VGN-NW21EF_S 4.35%
Sony SVF1521P6EW 4.35%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 4.35%
HP Z400 Workstation 4.35%
Gigabyte H97M-D3H 4.35%
HP HP Notebook 4.35%

About (from SolidWorks Corporation)

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.
Publisher URL: www.solidworks.com


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