Known issues with Solidworks in virtual desktops

Issue: Video Performance and General Software Performance

Remediation Steps: 

  1. Open Solidworks without opening a project/file
  2. In the Tools menu navigate to "Options"
  3. In the Options Pane choose the "Performance" tab
  4. Toggle the check box next to "Software OpenGL" (i.e. turn it on)
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All issues with the virtual desktop/labs should be reported to the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or Please provide the requested information found in this article.
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