dateOctober 28, 2020
  1. Log in as the local administrator on the computer. This is to ensure that you have full permissions on the entire machine.


  1. Any Antivirus or Antispyware should be completely disabled.
  2. If you are running Windows 7/8/8.1(64 bit), it is recommended to disable your user account controls as it will cause conflicts during the installation.

*SOLIDWORKS 2020 can only be installed in 64-bit system.

  1. Insert the SOLIDWORKS 2020 DVD.
  2. Launch “exe” file.
  3. In the SOLIDWORKS 2020 Installation manager, select “Server Products and click PCB services” and click Next.
  4. It will bring you to below page and default port numbers are 9780 and 9785 and if you wish to change the port number then click Change.
  5. If you don’t want to change the port numbers then leave as a default, click Back to Summary.
  6. On the summary page, click accept the terms and click Install and it will install successfully.
  7. Go to Internet and search the link povided below to regitser PCB Services http://localhost:9780User Name : adminPassword   : admin

  8. In the SOLIDWORKS 2020 Installation manager, select “Install on this computer” and click Next and type PCB serial number.
  9. Click Next until summary page and accept the terms and click install to install the PCB on a PC.