Recreating Default SolidWorks Templates

To have SolidWorks regenerate the default templates:

  1. Browse to Tools > Options > File Locations and make sure the drop-down bar says Document Templates.File_Location.png
  2. Navigate to these locations within Windows Explorer and rename the folder containing the template files (.prtdot, .asmdot, .drwdot).
  3. After restarting SOLIDWORKS, click File > New and the new templates will be generated.

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