August 29, 2012

Forcing Solid Edge ST5 License Manager to Install on Windows Server 2003

Solid Edge ST5 currently blocks installing the Solid Edge License Manager onto the Windows 2003 operating system.  There is a workaround to force installing the Solid Edge ST5 License Manager onto Windows 2003.

Force Blocked Software to Install onto Unsupported Operating System Versions

Sometimes programs are blocked from being installed onto certain versions of operating systems even though those programs may actually run fine without any issues once installed.  Perhaps it is newer software and the vendor doesn’t support (either intentionally or unintentionally) an older version of the operating system with a new release of software i.e. ST5 Solid Edge License Manager on Windows Server 2003:

August 28, 2012

Increasing Solid Edge Command Ribbon Button Size

If you have a high resolution monitor or a visual impairment the default buttons and icons in the Solid Edge Command Ribbon may be too small to see.  There is a way in Solid Edge to increase the size of these icons and buttons.