How to register the SwDocumentMgr.dll file?

How to register the SwDocumentMgr.dll file?


Cannot find Parasolid data in SoldiWorks file error when trying to open it.  The SwDocumentMgr.dll file must be manually registered.


The SwDocumentMgr.dll file did not register correctly and must be manually registered.


There are two methods useful for registering a file.

1. Register manually with a Command Prompt:

      1. Find the command prompt: 

            • Windows 7: Start - All Programs - Accessories - Command Prompt

             Windows 8 and 10: Start - All Programs - Windows System - Command Prompt

      2. Right-click on Command Prompt and choose Run as administrator.

      3. Change the directory to the location of the file. For example: cd C:\Program files\mcamx8\common\sworksdata

      4. Register the file by typing the following command pressing Enter: regsvr32.exe swdocumentmgr.dll 

2. Register through Advanced Configuration:

      1. From Windows Start, choose All Programs - Mastercam - Utilities - Advanced Configuration. (Windows 10: Right-                        click on Advanced Configuration, select More, then Run as administrator.)

            2. Select Components and, in the right pane, browse for the file C:\ProgramFiles\mcamx\common\SWORKSDATA
            3. Right-click on the  swdocumentmgr.dll file and choose Register Component.

If additional assistance is still required after performing these steps, please call Verisurf Support at 1-888-713-7201

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