Locating a SOLIDWORKS serial number

This article outlines how to locate a SOLIDWORKS serial number after the software has already been installed. The serial number will need to be used to install SOLIDWORKS on a new machine, or create a SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal account.


A SOLIDWORKS serial number can be found by following these steps:


  1. Launch your existing installation of SOLIDWORKS.
  2. Within SOLIDWORKS, select the “Help” dropdown menu.
  3. Click on the “About SOLIDWORKS…” option.
  4. As illustrated below, the “Show Serial Number” link may need to be clicked to view the full serial number.

Contact Us

For further assistance, please contact our HawkSupport team at 877-266-4469(US) or 866-587-6803(Canada) and support@hawkridgesys.com.

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