No. The 2014 HawkWare Tools platform runs completely inside SOLIDWORKS from the Task Pane. Each application is available based on context. Some are always available, like the Performance Monitor, while others are specific to the SOLIDWORKS file type that is open.
This fundamental change was made to provide greater flexibility with regard to the applications that are available. As a user, you get to decide which applications you want installed. We can easily deploy new applications, or updates to the existing ones.
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